According to reports from Portugal, it would appear Benfica might have won competition from other clubs in the race to sign Everton Cebolinha from Gremio. As per reports, it would appear the fee is reported to be around €20 million for the Brazilian winger.
Ceará are officially the crowned champions of the Nordestão 2020 championship. After a 3-1 victory over Bahia in the first leg, it was all about maintaining their advantage in the final fixture. The Vozão did even better by securing yet another victory to seal their advantage. Cleber was the one who decided the match with the only goal of the game coming in the second half. The victory also means Ceará end their run in this year’s championship in unbeaten style.
Everton Cebolinha, commonly known as Everton or Everton Soares is subject of strong interest from Benfica with the Aguias outfit reportedly submitting an 18m euros offer to Gremio for the Brazilian winger.
Domènec Torrent was officially presented to the fans and media as Flamengo manager on Monday at Ninho do Urubu. The Spaniard covered a lot of topics including the philosophy he intended to bring to the club and the legacy he wants to begin.
In what was a match filled with lots of goal, Gremio had to grind out a late winner to secure a 4-3 victory over a resolute Novo Hamburgo side that just wouldn’t give up.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has slammed Arthur for deciding against returning to compete in Barcelona’s remaining Champions League campaign.
Ceará and Bahia faced each other in the first leg at the Nordestão final, which is worth the first double championship in the current looks of the competition. Bahia looked to be in good shape after opening the scoring with Fernandão, but Ceará responded properly with Fernando Sobral scoring two minutes later. The turnaround of Guto Ferreira's team came in the second half with as goals from Cléber and Mateus Gonçalves put them one step closer from being crowned Nordestão champions.
Flamengo’s search for Jorge Jesus’ replacement finally came to an end after weeks of uncertainty. On Friday, the Rio outfit announced Domenec Torrent as the new coach. At 58, the Flamengo manager role becomes the second coaching job the Spaniard would be fully getting. His only other previous job had been New York City FC, from the United States.
PSG have clinched the final domestic quadruple in French football history after beating Lyon on penalties to win the last Coupe de la Ligue trophy.
Similar to their defeat to Novorizontino last week, Santos once again fell flat against Ponte Preta and succumbed to a 3-1 defeat as they bowed out of the Paulista championship.
São Paulo couldn’t get past Mirassol in the quarter-final round of Paulista after a well-organized and dominant display from their opponents. Mirassol edged the game 3-2 with two goals coming from Zé Roberto and the final blow from Daniel Borges to secure a place in the next rounds.
With an absolutely dominant performance in the first half, and a 4-0 score-line to leave no doubt, Atlético Mineiro thrashed Patrocinense, in Mineirão and advanced to the semi-finals of the Paulista championship.
Cruzeiro won the game against Caldense by a narrow 1-0 scoreline at Ronaldão, with the only goal coming from Régis. However, this did not stop them from elimination from the first phase of the Mineiro Championship as they missed out on goal difference.
In a game below average, Palmeiras beat Santo André by 2 goals to 0 on Wednesday night, in their arena and advanced to the semifinal of Pãulistao. The goals came only at the end and were scored by Felipe Melo and Marcos Rocha.
After considering a number of candidates, Flamengo have chosen Domenec Torrent as the likely candidate set to replace Jorge Jesus as manager. It is being reported that only a few details are left and the Spaniard could yet agree a deal until the end of 2021 over the coming days. That will only coincide with the time when President Rodolfo Landim’s term ends.
Carlos Carvalhal snubbed Brazilian side Flamengo to sign with Braga as their new manager. As per a statement on the club’s website, the 54-year-old joins the Portuguese club on a two-year contract.
The São Paulo Football Federation announced on Monday the dates, times and locations of the games for the quarter-finals of the Paulistão championship. As per the schedule, there will be two matches on Wednesday and the remaining two on Thursday.
It was far from their best performance but Corinthians were able to secure a 2-0 win over Oeste in Barueri, to guarantee themselves of a spot in Paulistão's quarterfinals. Timão took advantage of Guarani's defeat to São Paulo and advanced in second place. With the result, Oeste have now been demoted to the Serie A2.
Internacional Head coach Eduardo Coudet sent a pretty shuffled team to face Esportivo in the Campeonato Gaúcho on Saturday night. The result was not surprising as both sides could only settle to share the spoils in Bento Gonçalves,
Tricolor de Aço beat Botafogo da Paraíba 3-1 in an intense and very balanced game to become the last semifinalist of the Copa do Nordeste on Saturday night.