BALL – Own goals prevented Paulo Sousa (Brazil) from winning the Flamengo

In the 3rd round of the Libertadores Cup Group H, Flamengo, led by Portuguese coach Paulo Sousa, traveled to the Chilean capital Santiago to win the Universidade Católica 3-2.

The game got off to a good start mengãowho soon took the lead, confirming the full popularity of former Benfica striker Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosan, an 8 ‘goal assisted by striker Bruno Henrique, another of the team’ s (and competition ‘s) great characters. .

However, after another eight minutes, in the 16th minute, right-back defender Mauricio Isla, who was on his way home (he graduated from Catholic University before heading to the Italian team in Udine), scored a goal for his own goal.

After 35 minutes, a couple of quick and successful challenges followed by a shot from just outside the penalty area by Bruno Henrique / Gabigol might have resulted in another goal for Rubro. make. The halftime score is 2-1 for Paulo Sousa.

In the complementary stage, in the 85th minute, it would be Lázaro’s turn (from the bench at 65 ‘) to make 3-1 in favor of the historic carioca, assisted by another rabbit taken from Paulo Sousa’s hat. Marinho, who was also released at the age of 65.

Near the last whistle with extra time, the center Pablo Castro, 90 ‘+ 5, put the ball in the back of their own nets, another red-black own goal.

This was the third win in an equal number of Group H rounds for Flamengo, who, after the first round of this stage, leads his isolated group by nine points and recorded eight goals scored and only three goals conceded. will advance to the 16th semi-finals Masters South American.

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