With the result, the Cruz-maltino team reaches 10 points and occupies the seventh place, and can still dream of one of the four places that guarantee space in the semifinals of the tournament.
In the next round of the tournament, Vasco has the classic against Flamengo, scheduled for the Maracanã stadium. Bangu will play again away from home, this time against Portuguesa.
Who did well: Tiago Reis
Vasco’s striker was the highlight of the game. In the first half, he scored after a rebound from the penalty he had lost and in the first minute of the second leg he headed to turn the score. To close the account and the remarkable performance, he noted the third after a low cross from Cayo Tenório.
Who went wrong: Bangu’s midfield
The lack of creation was one of the main reasons for the negative result. With little “clean” ball output, the visiting team was stuck with crosses and Vasco’s mistakes, as it was in the goal that opened the scoreboard.
In addition, the penalty suffered by the team happened after midfielder Gil put his hand on the ball inside the area.
The team led by Marcelo Cabo surrendered from beginning to end and managed to dictate the pace of the game from the opening minutes. However, an error in the ball left the team behind the scoreboard, even with more chances created than the opponent.
The posture did not change even behind the marker and came to a draw five minutes later, with a penalty kick. In the second half, a lot of speed and intelligence to turn the score, again with Tiago Reis. After having the advantage, he knew how to control the pace of the game well.
Penultimate placed in the Carioca Championship, Bangu entered the field looking to at least score, to get a little further away from the competition’s lantern and to keep the chance of qualifying for the Rio Cup alive.
Therefore, the team started intensely and gave little space to the opponent. It gave some chances, but none in a clear way for finishing. After Vasco’s defensive error, Luís Araújo was needed to score and leave the team ahead in the scorer. It lacked coldness and quality to manage the advantage.
The match in Volta Redonda started with warm spirits, with a yellow card for both sides with less than fifteen minutes of play. In addition, at nine, there was a beginning of confusion after Jean Carlos’s hard foul on Bruno Gomes. with shoving and cursing from both teams.
After some chances from Vasco, Bangu opened the scoring in the 32nd minute with Luís Araújo. The cross-Maltese defense missed the ball and Geovani gave precise assistance to the visitors’ shirt 19.
However, the celebration was short since five minutes later, referee Yuri da Cruz scored a penalty for the hosts, after Gil put his hand on the ball inside the box. In the collection, Tiago Reis kicked badly, Paulo Henrique saved and in the rebound Vasco striker drew the confrontation.
When the break came back, the hosts had a strong pace and were needed to turn the score in a few tens of seconds, again with Tiago Reis, who took advantage of Riquelme’s accurate pass.
Confident, the cruz-maltino team continued in the attack and Tiago Reis reached the hat-trick, when he scored for the third time, this time after crossing Cayo Tenório.
Bangu went down in the 28th minute, but at the 29th Gabriel Pec scored Vasco’s fourth and secured the triumph.
VASCO 4 X 2 BANGU
Competition: eighth round of the Carioca Championship
Local: Raulino de Oliveira stadium, in Volta Redonda (RJ)
Schedule: 9:05 pm (Brasília time)
Referee: Yuri Elino Ferreira da Cruz
Assistants: Silbert Faria Sesquim and Raphael Carlos de Almeira Tavares dos Reis
Yellow Cards: Ricardo Graça, Riquelme, Juninho, Laranjeira and Lucão (Vasco); Jean Carlos and Luís Araújo (Bangu)
Goals: Luís Araújo in the 32nd minute and Tiago Reis in the 37th minute; Tiago Reis at 1 minute and 23; Gabriel Cividini at 28 and Gabriel Pec at 29 in the second half.
Basque: Lucão; Cayo Tenório, Miranda, Ricardo Graça and Riquelme (Zeca); Bruno Gomes (Andrey), Juninho (Matias Galarza), João Pedro (Carlinhos), Laranjeira (Gabriel Pec) and Figueiredo; Tiago Reis. Coach: Marcelo Cabo
Bangu: Paulo Henrique; Digão, Gabriel Cividini, Leo Griggio and Marcelo Mattos (Matheus Olavo); Gil, Geancarlo, Jean Carlos (Adenilson) and Geovani (Rafael Carioca); Daniel (Rochinha) and Luis Araújo (Alessandro Scheppa). Coach: Marcelo Marelli.
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