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The green team from Sao Paulo and brand new Brazilian champion won a comeback with two goals from Raphael Veiga and another two from Gabriel Menino, while the carioca, current Libertadores champion, discounted with two goals from Gabriel Barbosa “Gabigol” and another of Peter.
The victory allowed Palmeiras to win the first title of the season in the tournament between the owners of the Brazilian Championship and the Copa do Brasil, and avenge the defeat suffered in 2021, when Flamengo, then League champion, lost prevailed on penalties in that year’s Super Cup title dispute.
The hegemony of Brazilian football
He also balanced the dominance in Brazilian soccer between two clubs that have been fighting for hegemony in Brazil since 2019 towards the Paulistas.
In these four years, Flamengo has won eleven titles, including two in the Copa Libertadores, two in the League and one in the Copa do Brasil, and Palmeiras won seven, also two in the Libertadores, one in the League and another in the Cup. do Brazil.
The defeat had a bitter taste for Flamengo, who was facing their first litmus test in preparation for the Club World Cup, which they will play next February and in which they can face Real Madrid in the final if they both beat their opponents in the semifinal.
The duel between Portuguese coaches was won by Abel Ferreira, who won his fifth title with Palmeiras, and frustrated Vitor Pereira in his first final as a Flamengo coach.
Tributes to Pelé
In the match played at the Mané Garrincha stadium in Brasilia in front of 56,095 spectators and in which various tributes were paid to Pelé, even with the presence of two of the daughters of the three-time world champion who died in December, Flamengo opened the scoring in the 30th minute with a Gabigol penalty goal after a foul against the Uruguayan Giorgian de Arrascaeta.
Raphael Veiga equalized in the 39th minute after a brilliant play by Dudú and in which Endrick also participated, the promising 16-year-old whose rights were acquired by Real Madrid and who played his first final with the Palmeiras main team.
Gabriel Menino scored the second for Palmeiras in the second half of the first half with a strong left-footed shot from outside the area that allowed the paulistas to go ahead to the showers.
Another Gabigol goal in minute 5 of the second half allowed Flamengo to tie and dream of getting back on top.
But Palmeiras scored their third in the 12th minute with a penalty taken by Raphael Veiga and after Everton Ribeiro saved with his arm inside the area a shot from Endrick, who came to exhibit some luxury plays but was not decisive before being substituted. in the 20th minute of the second half.
Flamengo equalized again three minutes later with a goal from Pedro’s backheel but Palmeiras put the final numbers on the game in the 28th minute with a great goal from Gabriel Menino.