Palmeiras entered the field last Sunday, the 5th, for the last round of the first phase of Paulistão.
Away from home, Alviverde went to decide whether they would have the best campaign in the competition against São Bento.
The Paulista Championship duel ended up in a goalless draw and giving Palmeiras the leadership of Group D.
Alviverde only got the first place because they had São Bernardo stumble, defeated by Água Santos by 1 to 0.
Palmeiras player “horned” by Ulisses Costa
During the “Jogo Aberto” program, broadcast on the Bandeirantes network, this Tuesday, 7th, commentator Ulisses Costa spoke about the Palmeiras match.
“I want to say the following, Palmeiras did not do well against Guarani, Rony needs to go back to training kicks”, the narrator chirped about the Alviverde striker.
In addition, Ulisses “charged” that the program’s production did not show the kicks called “beak up” by the commentator.
Presenter of “Jogo Aberto”, Renata Fan even came out in defense of the Palmeiras striker, saying that he knows how to shoot.
Rony is called up by the Brazilian national team
Last Friday, the 3rd, the interim coach of the Brazilian national team, Ramon Menezes, summoned the Brazilian players to play in a friendly match in March.
Palmeiras had three athletes present on the coach’s list, one of them being goalkeeper Weverton, who was in the 2022 World Cup.
Two other athletes from Alviverde were called and summoned to defend Brazil for the first time: Rony and Raphael Veiga.
Palmeiras guarantees better campaign in the Paulista Championship
Even with the draw against Guarani, Alviverde secured the best campaign in the first phase of Paulistão and gains the advantage of being able to decide the results playing at home.
For the quarterfinals, Palmeiras enters the field next Saturday, the 11th, at 7 pm, Brasília time, to face São Bernardo.