Team alviverde had many difficulties, but took advantage of the few chances and scored 2-1; return match will be next Wednesday, 14, in Brasilia
O Palm Trees came out ahead in the search for the title of South American Recopa against Defense and Justice, this Wednesday, 7. The Brazilian team suffered with the attacks of the Argentine team during almost the whole match, having some periods in which it was better and took the chances to put the advantage in the score, in 2 to 1. The game of The return takes place next Wednesday, the 14th, at the Mané Garrincha stadium, in Brasília. One of the great names of the alviverde team was Weverton, making many important saves, including one just after 4 minutes in play by Braian Romero. In response, at 15 minutes Ron received from Matías Viña, took from the goalkeeper and opened the scoring. After half of the first time Defensa started to be more dangerous and dominated the match more.
Upon returning from the break, Palmeiras had a chance right away with Breno Lopes, but he wasted it. Defensa continued to press and after 12 minutes, after a beautiful exchange of passes, Braian romero hit the corner of Weverton and tied the game. With equality on the scoreboard the two teams slowed down, but at 28 Gustavo Scarpa he took the chance of a dead ball and made a great free kick, putting Verdão in front of the scoreboard again. At 36, Defensa scored with Water Bou, but the referee canceled the goal. Author of the second goal, Scarpa was elected the best player of the match by Conmebol.