The midfielder and the goalkeeper were the highlights of Palmeiras throughout the national competition
Palmeiras was champion of the Brazil Cup 2020 in an undefeated way, counting six wins and two draws throughout the tournament. As it could not be different, the team trained by Abel Ferreira received the two most important individual awards by the organization. The midfielder Raphael Veiga, highlighted in the two finals Guild, was chosen the star of the competition. Weverton, in turn, won the prize for best goalkeeper.
Raphael Veiga was extremely regular throughout the Brazil Cup 2020. In the first game, in the first game against RB Bragantino, for the round of 16, the guard opened the way for the victory by 3 to 0, which left the life of the team from Palmeiras more relaxed. In the quarter-finals, against Ceará, he was instrumental in scoring twice in the tie in 2 to 2, in Castelão – on the return, Verdão passed with a 1 to 1 equality. In the semifinal, against América-MG, the player did not participate directly in any goal, but was a starter in both matches. The goalkeeper Weverton, throughout the tournament, was also very important for the team from Palmeiras. The goalkeeper shone in difficult times for the São Paulo team, practicing fundamental defenses.