Corinthians takes the turn of Resende and is eliminated from Copinha

Biggest champion of the tournament, Timão opened the scoring in the 19th minute of the first half, but took two in the second half

CLAUDIO CAPUCHO/PHOTOARENA/ESTADÃO CONTENTResende looked for the comeback in the second half

Corinthians e Resende played a good game to close the first day of the third phase of the cup. In São José dos Campos, the teams faced each other for the second time in the tournament and the team from Rio de Janeiro won 2-1, in a comeback, advancing to the round of 16. The opponent will be Botafogo. Corinthians was more incisive at the start of the game and in the 19th minute, Biro gave the perfect pass to Matheus Araújo, who turned and hit the corner, opening the scoring. Resende had an opportunity then, but goalkeeper Gobetti made a great save. At 41, Biro kicked and the goalkeeper made a save. In the second half, the match continued well contested. At 13 minutes, the referee awarded a penalty for the Cariocas. Brendon went for the kick and tied the game. Corinthians had the chance to win the game in the 42nd minute with Varanda, but the forward played over the goal. At 47, it was Pedro’s turn to miss the goal. In the next move, in a corner kick, Rals went higher and turned the game around, giving the victory to Resende.

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