Veiga missed a penalty, Gómez scored in the end and Palmeiras beat Santos

Even Raphael Veiga’s first penalty missed the alviverde shirt and even Santos ’good play didn’t stop Palmeiras from leaving Vila Belmiro with a 1-0 win.This afternoon (29), the team led by assistant João Martins withstood pressure from Santos, reacted in the end and won the classic with a goal, in the 35th minute of the final period, scored by defender Gustavo Gómez.

With the result, Verdão reached 15 points and led Brasileirão, which overtook the Corinthians, which ended in a draw with América-MG, in São Paulo. Peixe remained with 11 points and moved away from the G4.

In the next round, Alvinegro Praiano will visit Athletico-PR, Saturday (4), at 19:00 (Brazilian time). Palmeiras hosts Atlético-MG, Sunday (5), at 4 p.m.

live from Santos

Live from Palmeiras

Who is good: Marcelo Lomba

When Santos was more in the game, especially in the first period, Palmeiras was not disadvantaged on the scoreboard thanks to goalkeeper Marcelo Lomba. Replacing Weverton, who is on the Brazilian team, shirt 42 made three difficult saves and safely played the remaining bids.

Who is evil: Gabriel Menino

Santos ’good midfield performance is directly related to the lack of intensity between the same Palmeiras sector. Replacing Danilo, summoned by Tite, Gabriel Menino stood out and cooperated a bit in scoring, helping Peixe reach the alviverde goal on successive opportunities.

Veiga missed the first penalty for Palmeiras

Raphael Veiga, from Palmeiras, prepares to take the wrongful sentence against Santos


It took a while, but it happened. After reviewing the VAR and confirming Rodrigo Fernández’s foul, Raphael Veiga missed his first penalty wearing a Palmeiras shirt. By that time, he had already converted 24 sentences. In front of João Paulo, the midfielder moved the goalkeeper and sent it high, but hit the post. Today, Veiga’s conversion rate is 96%.

The fish was bad for the 1st time, but couldn’t score

Santos ’first half was encouraging, with the mark putting pressure on the opposing midfield and plenty of opportunities to score. Alone in the area, Léo Baptistão received from Marcos Leonardo and left. At 10 ‘, after hitting and hitting the Palmeiras area, Sandry filled his foot and passed it on goal. At 20 ‘, Baptistão made a good individual move, kicked hard and forced Marcelo Lomba to make a big intervention.

With little time left for the break, Marcos Leonardo went into the net, but, triggered by the VAR, referee Luiz Flávio de Oliveira saw a push by Léo Baptistão at the start of the move and disallowed the goal. At the time of the stop, Palmeiras was the one who scared them – twice with Rony, who wasted it. In the second round, the team slowed down and Palmeiras saw the reaction and looked for victory.

Reactive, Palmeiras is at risk and will grow in the end

If homeowners are more and more occupied off the offensive field, Palmeiras has also not stopped attacking. Taking advantage of the mistakes of opponents, the team now led by João Martins was at risk three times, along with Rony, twice, and Raphael Veiga. In the second round, however, Palmeiras accelerated the run and reached the Santos area. First, he missed the penalty with Veiga. Then, after a cross in the penalty area, Gómez got up well, headed in and had a deflection on defense to defeat João Paulo: 1×0 Palmeiras.

Bustos was first defeated by Vila

Since Fabián Bustos took over the team, Peixe has had seven wins and one draw at Vila Belmiro. In Brasileirão, there have been three wins in three games so far this afternoon, where the coach is aware of his first home loss from Santos.

Action against racism

The village classic was also marked by the first action between Santos and the Observatory of Racial Discrimination in Football, a body that monitors and disseminates cases of racism and positive football action in Brazil. The club and entity signed a partnership agreement on cooperation with the institution. In the opening act, Peixe’s players entered the field with shirts from the anti-racist fan.

Do you miss it, fan?

Vila Belmiro had a famous visit this sunny afternoon. Defender Luan Peres, ex-Santos and now at Olympique de Marseille, was with the classic against Palmeiras at Peixe’s home. Before the ball rolled, he posed next to Angelo, who was healing from the injury.

The ban has continued since 2019

Santos entered the field with an unbeaten win against Palmeiras: winning over their opponent after about two and a half years of six losses, including the 2020 Libertadores final, and two draws. However, Gustavo Gómez’s title further extended Santos ’fate against the alviverde team.


Brasileirão, eighth round
date and time: May 29, 2022 (Sunday), 4 pm (Brazilian time)
stadium: Vila Belmiro, in Santos (SP)
referee: Luiz Flavio de Oliveira (SP)
Assistants: Marcelo Carvalho Van Gasse (SP) and Alex Ang Ribeiro (SP)
VAR: Wagner Reway (PB)
Yellow cards: Rodrigo Fernández, Vinícius Zanocelo and João Paulo (SAN); Gabriel Menino (PAL)
Goal: Gustavo Gómez, 35 minutes into the 2nd half

SAINTS: John Paul; Madson, Maicon, Eduardo Bauermann and Lucas Pires; Rodrigo Fernández, Sandry (Bruno Oliveira) and Vinícius Zanocelo (Lucas Braga); Léo Baptistão (Rwan), Jhojan Julio (Ricardo Goulart) and Marcos Leonardo (Angulo). Technician: Fabian Bustos.

TREES: Marcelo Lomba; Marcos Rocha, Gustavo Gómez, Murilo (Naves) and Jorge; Gabriel Menino (Fabinho), Zé Rafael and Raphael Veiga (Breno Lopes); Dudu (Rafael Navarro), Rony (Atuesta) and Gustavo Scarpa. Technician: João Martins (assistant – suspended by Abel Ferreira)

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