In the Pantanal Arena, Corinthians wins Cuiabá 2-1 for the Brasileirão – Prime Time Zone


Roni and Adson scored the winning goals for Timão; Rafael Elias dropped to Cuiabá

GUSTAVO FARINACIO/UAI PHOTO/ESTADÃO CONTENTFagner and Roni celebrating the first goal

O Corinthians traveled to face the Cuiabá by the 13th round of the Brazilian championship and won 2-1, goals from Roni and Adson. The victory puts the team of Sylvinho 10th in the table, while the opponents are in 15th place. The match was played in the first half. At 24, Cuiabá arrived with Felipe Marques, but the ball went to the bottom line. four minutes later, Roni received it from Adson and played low on goalkeeper João Carlos’ departure, opening the score at Arena Pantanal. At 38, Corinthians arrived again in attack, this time with Roni playing for Adson, who kicked with his left leg and made it 2-0. In the second half, the game was warmer at the beginning and Cuiabá couldn’t create plays.

On minute 18, Jô swung the net after a corner kick, but the referee annulled the goal due to the attacker’s offside. At 25, Cuiabá decreased the score with Rafael Elias who headed in the small area and the ball deflected on Fábio Santos and deceived Cassio, dying in the back of the net. In additions, Anderson Conceição was expelled for elbowing Gabriel. In the next round, Corinthians will face the Flamengo, at Neo Química Arena, on Sunday, at 4 pm (Brasilia time). Cuiabá, in turn, travels to Rio Grande do Sul to play against the International on Saturday at 8 pm.