The São Paulo players breathe after a streak of five league games without winning
The day was also marked by the draw between Flamengo and América Mineiro
The Colombian midfielder Richard Ríos scored this Saturday in Palmeiras’ balsamic victory over Fortaleza (3-1)while Flamengo was unable to overcome a 1-1 draw at home against the bottom of the Brazilian Championship.
The team led by the Portuguese Abel Ferreira achieved three fundamental points to calm spirits among fans who begins to direct his anger against the board for the lack of signings.
The São Paulo team broke a streak of five league games without winning -three draws and two defeats- and rose to third place in the standings, in the absence of the rest of the matches on this sixteenth day.
Richard Ríos inaugurated the path to victory in the 8th minute with a shot from outside the area that was deflected by a player, confusing the rival goalkeeper.
The Colombian footballer was able to score again, but It was the Argentine striker Juan Martín Lucero who left everything the same by scoring from the penalty spot before half-time.
In the second stage, Palmeiras rolled up their sleeves and sentenced Argentine Juan Pablo Vojvoda’s team by Raphael Veiga (m.76) and Breno Lopes (m.96).
Endrickthe young promise tied by Real Madrid, who turned 17 on Friday, He sat on the bench throughout the game.without disputing a single minute.
Another of the duels of this Saturday’s day was the one between Flamengo and América Mineiro, which ended in a draw which is of very little use to both.
The visitors They came forward against all odds at the Maracaná in the 84th minute with a goal from Felipe Azevedo on the counterattack.
Victor Hugo saved the furniture for Jorge Sampaoli’s people in injury time (m.95) with a header that came from a free kick taken by the Uruguayan Giorgian de Arrascaeta.
The point leaves ‘Fla’ in second position, eleven points from the leader Botafogowho will play away against Santos on Sunday.
América Mineiro provisionally abandons the last position of the table, although it will continue one more day in the relegation zone to the second division.