The team led by Aderbal Lana will close the first phase, at least, in second place in the group and will have an advantage in the quarter-finals
Manaus (AM) – Manaus FC lost 1-0 to RPE Parintins, this Tuesday (6), at the Carlos Zamith stadium, in a game valid for the last round of the first round of the Amazonense Championship. The result guaranteed the visiting team the leadership of group B at Barezão 2024. Lucas Sibito was the scorer of Tourão’s winning goal and was elected Caboco do Jogo, an award offered by the Amazon Football Federation (FAF) to the best player of the match.
Gavião Real remains at the top of group A, but could be overtaken by Amazonas FC, who face São Raimundo, this Wednesday afternoon (7), at the Ismael Benigno stadium, Colina. In any case, the team led by Aderbal Lana will close the first phase, at least, in second place in the group and will have the same advantages in the quarter-final clash.
With 11 points and the leadership of group B assured, Parintins will be the home team and will have the advantage of advancing with a draw in the duel for the quarter-finals, regardless of the opponent. Confirmed by the Amazon Football Federation at night, the match will be held next Saturday (10), at the Francisco Garcia Stadium, in Rio Preto da Eva. Tourão will have as its opponent the club in 4th place in group A.
Already classified, Manaus and RPE Parintins had a very warm first half, with no clear opportunities for either side. Manaus went to the field with its best, while Parintins was selected with an alternative team. When everything was heading towards a goalless draw in the initial stage, Parintins were accurate in the first collective play and a dangerous shot towards the goal.
Full-back Gabriel Henrique made an individual play inside, passed two markers and in an attempt to cut through the Emerald defense, the ball ended up being left for Léo Itaperuna to invade the area and hit low. Goalkeeper Waldson saved the ball, but Lucas Sibito took advantage of the rebound and found the net to open the scoring for Tourão in the 41st minute.
After the break, the first arrival was from Manaus, after four minutes. Gutierrez launched Renanzinho on the left wing, the number 10 cut the marker and played it to the penalty spot where top scorer Ibiapino was, who caught it first time, but out. Gavião do Norte continued to press and try to trap Tourão in the defense field. With crosses and attempts in various ways, the visitor held on as best he could.
In the 44th minute, Luiz Fernando crossed from the right side, Lúcio Maranhão deflected it to the second post where Adenílson was, the midfielder was unable to finish in one piece and the ball went close to the foot of the post. Lúcio Maranhão would still have another opportunity in stoppage time, on a cross from Renanzinho, but the shot went wide.
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