São Paulo makes 2-1 at Vasco and advances to the quarterfinals of the Copa do Brasil – Prime Time Zone


Tricolor Paulista made 4-1 in the aggregate; Rigoni and Benítez scored the winning goals in São Januário

NAYRA HALM/FOTOARENA/ESTADÃO CONTENTRigoni celebrates his goal in the match

At the São Januário stadium, the São Paulo confirmed his place in the quarterfinals of the Brazil’s Cup by winning again the Basque, this time by 1 to 0 (the first game was 2 to 0). The match was a little tense, but the São Paulo team had more protagonists. At 31 minutes, Léo Jabá committed a hard foul on Reinaldo and, after reviewing the WHERE, was expelled from the match, making life difficult for cariocas. At 43, Rigoni he stole the ball, passed it to Orejuela who returned it to shirt 77 and he didn’t let it go, heading into the back of the net. At the beginning of the second half, Benitez hit a shot from outside the area and the ball swerved in defense, ending up in the back of the net and increasing the score. At 25, Lizierro scored against to make it 2-1. At 34, Leandro Castán was also sent off.