Arturo Vidal shouted champion! Flamengo was crowned in the Brazilian Cup after beating Corinthians on penalties

The Chilean Arturo vidal conquered his first title together with Flamengo, after his team won to Corinthians in the Brazilian Cup through a vibrating definition to penalties at the Maracana Stadium, after drawing 1-1 in the second leg of the definition.

Unlike the first leg, the “King” started as a starter this Wednesday in the colossus of Rio de Janeiro in front of his fans, having to exercise an important physical display until he was replaced in the 63rd minute by the young Matheuzinho.

The national midfielder received applause on his departure from the field of play after significant wear, which was reflected after the final whistle with a new crown for his extensive list of winners. This time, it’s about your baptism of titles next to the “Fla” ​​and the number 24 in his career, extending his legend as the winningest Chilean in history.

Who else received his champion medal was Erick Pulgardespite the fact that he was not registered for this contest and therefore did not see a single minute on the court during each game.

As for what happened on the field of play, it seemed like a formality for “Mengao” since Peter opened the scoring only 7 minutes. However, that good start was not capitalized until the end of the first half, and that allowed “Timao” to wake up in the second half.

Vitor Oliveira’s squad was insistent for equality and warned through some shots by Roger Guedes that they did not bother Santos much, until in minute 82 a deep play ended in Giuliano’s annotation, which balanced everything and forced penalties.

In the instance of the 12 steps, the “rojinegros” were right through David Luiz, Leo Pereira, Everton Ribeiro, Gabigol, Cebolinha and Rodinei, missing only Filipe Luis. Meanwhile, Corinthians succumbed to missed penalties by Fagner and Mateus Vital, which made conversions by Fabio Santos, Giuliano, Renato Augusto, Yuri Alberto and Maycon ineffective.

Thanks to this new crown, Flamengo adds its fourth trophy for the Brazilian Cupgaining momentum prior to the final of the Libertadores where they will face Atlético Paranaense, on October 29 in Guayaquil.