Brasileiro: A Few Things About the 11th Round

11th round of Campeonato Brasileiro. The goals and one thing about each match. Coritiba 2 x 1 Grêmio: Marcelinho Paraiba, with a beautiful long range, and forward Ariel saving Coritiba again. Goiás 0 x 2 Avai: Avai left the last position in the table. Santos 3 x 3 Grêmio Barueri: Another terrible result for Santos,…

After a Crazy Game, Santos Reaches the Final

Santos is in the first club qualified for the finals of Sao Paulo state championship. The club visited Palmeiras at Palestra Italia this Saturday and won 2-1. The match had all elements of a great game: inspired midfielders and forwards, a blunder from a goalkeeper and a good and old fight. After the midweek horrible…

Palmeiras Reborn

It was the first major match of the Brazilian season. The major match for Palmeiras in 2009. A loss against Sport and the side headed by Luxemburgo was getting eliminated from Copa Libertadores. The home team, on the other hand, was defeatless this season. It had won its 2 matches in the Libertadores. Palmeiras had…

Palmeiras Like in the Old Times…

For Sao Paulo’s state championship, Palmeiras and Sao Caetano played a match that could have been taken straight from the 60′s. With 9 minutes, Luan and Marcelo Batatais opened a 2 goal lead for Sao Caetano. But the first-half ended with a 4-2 for Palmeiras. Again, forward Keirrisson scored twice. The kid is promising. Ex-Barcelona…