Galo started the game with a more advanced scheme, while Inter scored in a back block and looked for counterattacks. Early on, after three minutes, Pavon crossed and Vargas headed down, Keiller palmed the ball up, but it went in. Atlético-MG 1×0 Inter.
Colorado created some opportunities, but the Rooster was far superior in the match. At 15 minutes, De Pena hit from outside, Everson spread and Mauricio scored on the rebound. But the flag marked offside. At 23, Zaracho launched for Hyoran, who hit over the goal.
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Mano’s team had difficulties connecting the midfield to the attack, which created difficulties for the attackers, who always received “broken” and difficult balls. At 29, Thauan Lara hit hard from outside the area and Everson spread it out for a corner. It was a good shot, but the goalkeeper was attentive.
Inter came back more energetic for the second stage, while Atlético seemed to want just a simple victory. At 5 minutes, Paulinho dribbled past Mercado, invaded the area, but Vitão took it to the side. At 12, Bustos played for Mauricio inside the area, who hit weakly and Everson held firm. At 15 minutes, Pavon crossed low for Hyoran, who hit the crossbar.
At 23, Bustos took a free kick from midfield, Rômulo deflected and the ball exploded on Everson’s post. Great chance for Inter. At 28 minutes, Hulk hit from outside the area and Keiller held on tight. At 34 minutes, Paulinho received it inside the area, kicked it and Keiller performed a miracle from close range. At 50 minutes, Hulk put it over to Paulinhowho beat Nico and hit it across, the ball bounced and Keiller couldn’t take it. Atlético-MG 2×0 Inter.
Atlético-MG 2 Everson; Mariano (Bruno Fuchs), Jemerson, Nathan and Rubens; Battaglia, Zaracho, Hyoran (Patrick) and Paulinho (Igor Gomes); Vargas (Hulk) and Pavón (Edenilson). Technician: Eduardo Coudet.
Inter 0 Keiller; Busts (Lucca), Vitão, Mercado and Thauan Lara; Matheus Dias (Nico Hernández), Rômulo (Baralhas) and Carlos De Pena; Mauricio, Pedro Henrique (Wanderson) and Luiz Adriano (Alemão). Technician: Mano Menezes.
Arbitration – Raphael Claus.