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Eduard Atuesta goal Palmeiras vs Goias in Brasileirao | Colombians abroad

scoring debut of Eduard Atuesta with the champion of America. palm treesdespite the fact that he reserved some of his starters for the match for the Libertadores Cup next Wednesday, he easily won this Sunday by 3-0 to Goias for the twenty-first day of the Brazilian Championship and further isolated himself at the top of the League standings.

The powerful green team from Sao Paulo, champion of the last two editions of the Libertadores, reached 45 points in 21 games and raised from four to six units the distance that separates it from Corinthians, its immediate escort.

The Portuguese coach’s squad Abel Ferreira was imposed in his stadium, the Allianz Parque de Sao Paulowith a goal from the side Mayke in the 18th minute of the first half and another Rafael Veiga, from a penalty, in the 49th minute of the first stage. Veiga, one of Palmeiras’ main goalscorers, sharpened his aim and managed to score a penalty after missing his last two shots from twelve steps.

The final goal was scored by Colombian midfielder Atuesta in the 37th minute of the second half, shortly after entering the field to replace Gabriel Menino.

The locals dominated the 90 minutes and practically did not allow Goiás to approach in a game in which they stood out Dudu and Raphael Veigadespite the fact that Ferreira preferred to rest important starters such as the Argentine striker Manuel Lopez and the Uruguayan side Joaquín Piquerez.

Both were booked for next Wednesday’s match in which Palmeiras will host Atlético Mineiro, also Brazilian, to define one of the Libertadores semifinalists this year.

It is worth remembering that in the first leg, last week in Belo Horizonte, the green club got a 2-2 away draw and now needs a win by any score to advance. Despite the fact that he has been leading the League for several days and has not stopped giving it priority, the main objective of the
Palmeiras in the current season is to conquer the Libertadores for the third consecutive year.

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