Palmeiras' search for the unprecedented title of the Sao Paulo Football Cup Junior 2021. This Tuesday (14), the alviverde team was eliminated from the current edition, after a 1-0 loss to Goiás in Araraquara. The goal was scored by João Marcos, a penalty, 29 minutes into the second half.
This year's performance was lower than last season's. In 2019, the Palmeirense team had reached the round of 16, when it fell against Figueirense.
The duel against the Goians was valid for the third phase of the competition. Earlier, the team had eliminated Sertãozinho soon after having advanced to the knockout as second place in Group 17, behind the Railway.
Current Brazilian under-20 runner-up, Palmeiras has been playing without striker Gabriel Veron, midfielders Patrick de Paula, Alan and Gabriel Menino, as well as full-back Lucas Esteves, promoted to the professional team, led by Vanderlei Luxembourg.
In addition to Palmeiras, the Santos It is also among the big teams in Sao Paulo who said goodbye to the competition. The alvinegro team fell in the second phase, one before the alviverde team.
Ranked at the round of 16, the Corinthians plays this Wednesday (15), against Mirassol, at 21h45, at the José Lancha Filho stadium in Franca.
The Parque São Jorge club is looking for its 11th championship title, of which it is the trophy record holder.
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