Thiago Galhardo’s stage remains illuminated. Acting against his ex-club, the player applied the so-called “ex-law”, scored a goal, gave an assist, and led Internacional to a 2-0 victory over Vasco, who placed the Rio Grande do Sul team in the lead of the Brazilian Championship . The other colorado goal was scored by Edenilson.
Inter have the same number of points as Flamengo, but have a better goal difference than Cariocas. The Beira-Rio team, however, could be overtaken by Atlético-MG tomorrow (19), who, with 31 points, will match the pair in case of victory over Bahia, but will stay ahead for having one more victory.
In the next round, Internacional has the decisive duel with Flamengo in Beira-Rio (RS). Vasco receives Corinthians in São Januário (RJ).
Inter win “effortlessly”
Internacional did not have to do much to beat Vasco. With a technical quality far superior to his opponent, he built the result in the first half and then managed against a poor Maltese cross with moves and spirit.
Who did well: Thiago Galhardo
Shirt 17 scored the fourteenth goal in the Brazilian Championship and reaffirmed the importance in the team. In addition to the converted penalty, Thiago Galhardo helped Inter gain depth and had at least one chance saved by Fernando Miguel.
Who disappointed: Rodrigo Lindoso
Discreet, midfielder missed time and lost disputes in midfield and ahead of the Inter area. Distinguished from the rest of the team, which accumulated good individual performances in all sectors
Benítez: the lone star
As usual, especially after the downfall of Vasco, Martín Benítez was the company’s lone star, fighting like a lone warrior and demonstrating a unique talent in the Cruz-Maltese team.
Barred in the loss to Flamengo, where he saw his replacement Cayo Tenório make a great match, Yago Pikachu had a new opportunity today with the boy’s suspension, however, he did not take advantage and demonstrated the same mistakes of the entire season, remaining apathetic and dispersed .
Moledo 100 games
Defender Rodrigo Moledo entered the end of the game and completed 100 games with the shirt of Internacional.
Coudet “freaked out”
Those who followed the game may go to sleep listening to Coudet’s voices. Always very intense, the coach of Internacional shouted the entire game and did not settle even when his team reached 2 to 0. The commander reached his best sequence in command of Colorado, with four straight victories.
Vasco and Cano: eight games in the drought
Vasco’s drought of victories is the same that Germán Cano has goals: eight matches.
Edenilson opens the scoring; Miguel stays in sight
Internacional opened the scoring in the 24th minute of the first half when Patrick crossed on the left, Pikachu failed to score and the ball reached Thiago Galhardo, who managed with a shot for Edenilson to shoot from outside the box. Goalkeeper Fernando Miguel just looked at the ball and died in the back of the net.
Castan takes a penalty and Galhardo expands
Colorado arrived at 2 to 0 ten minutes later, when Leandro Castan rushed in and committed a penalty in Galhardo. The player himself went to the collection, hit with category and reached 14 in the Brazilian Championship, isolating himself in the competition’s artillery.
Sá Pinto in the area
Vasco’s new coach, the Portuguese Ricardo Sá Pinto did not lead the team on the edge of the field, but was in Beira-Rio with his assistant Rui Mota and accompanied the match from the platform with Cruzmaltino leaders.
Internacional played with a shirt referring to the Pink October. The play, which is part of the fundraiser for an institution dedicated to breast cancer, has been successful among fans and has sold more than four thousand units.
INTERNATIONAL 2 X 0 BASQUE
Date and time: 10/18/2020 (Sunday), at 6:15 pm (Brasília time)
Local: Beira-Rio stadium, in Porto Alegre (RS)
Referee: Braulio da Silva Machado (SC)
Auxiliaries: Kleber Lucio Gil (SC) and Alex dos Santos (SC)
WHERE: Rodrigo Dalonso Ferreira (SC)
Yellow cards: Victor Cuesta (INT); Leandro Castán (VAS)
Goals: Edenilson, 24 minutes into the first half; Thiago Galardo, 39 minutes into the first half (INT)
INTERNATIONAL: Marcelo Lomba; Rodinei, Zé Gabriel, Cuesta and Uendel; Rodrigo Lindoso, Edenilson, Patrick (Rodrigo Dourado) and Marcos Guilherme (Rodrigo Moledo); Thiago Galhardo (D’Alessandro) and Abel Hernández (Yuri Alberto)
Technical: Eduardo Coudet
BASQUE: Fernando Miguel; Yago Pikachu, Miranda, Leandro Castán and Henrique; Andrey (Fellipe Bastos), Marcos Junior (Guilherme Parede), Martín Benítez (Vinícius), Carlinhos and Talles Magno; German Cano
Technical: Alexandre Grasseli (interino)