Cruzeiro Beats Athletic and Opens up Advantage in Mineiro Semifinals


With a goal at the beginning of each half, Cruzeiro reversed Athletic's advantage and was in a comfortable situation in the semifinals of the Campeonato Mineiro.

This Tuesday (22), Raposa scored 2-0 against the São João Del Rei team, in Mineirão, in the first game of the series. Eduardo Brock and Edu scored the goals of the match.

With the result, Cruzeiro, third placed in the first phase of Mineiro, may even lose by a goal difference in the return duel to guarantee themselves in the decision

Which they have not disputed since 2019, the last year they were state champions, when they were still was in the elite of national football

Athletic, who have the advantage of equality in the sum of the scores, will need to win by at least two goals difference to qualify for the final.

The teams will face each other again next Saturday (26), at 4:30 pm, again at Mineirão. The other finalist for Mineiro will come out of the series between Caldense and Atlético

The two duels will also be at Mineirão and are scheduled for this Wednesday (23), at 4:30 pm, and the next one on Sunday (27), at 6 pm.

Cruzeiro vs Athletic club 

The goal scored by Edu led him to equal Hulk, from Atlético, in the top scorer of Mineiro, both with six.

Cruzeiro Beats Athletic

Hired before the start of the season after a spell at Brusque, the striker has already scored 9 goals in 11 games for Cruzeiro.

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