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Palmeiras, the two-time American champion! They beat Flamengo 2-1 in the only final of the Copa Libertadores | football | Sports

After finishing 1-1 in 90 minutes, Deverson’s goal in the start of overtime (95) succeeded in winning those led by Portuguese Abel Ferreira.

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Palmeiras was crowned the 2021 Copa Libertadores champion on Saturday, reaffirming his title for the year 2020, and winning his third title in this continental tournament, after beating Flamengo 2-1 in the final that was held only at the Centenario Stadium in Montevideo.

After finishing 1-1 in 90 minutes, Deverson’s goal in the start of overtime (95) managed to win Portuguese Abel Ferreira the Libertadores title for the second time this year, after winning the championship final 2020. The previous January.

Palmeiras maintained the advantage throughout most of the match, after he started winning with a goal from Rafael Vega in the 5th minute, until “Fla” ​​equalized at 72, signed by Gabigol.

With this three-time championship, taken after those won in 1999 and 2020, Verdao equals Sao Paulo, Gremio and Santos as the Brazilian teams with the most titles in the Copa Libertadores, all with three.

Ferreira, the Alpeverdez driver, became the first European coach to win the Libertadores and his eleventh, and the first coach to lift this competition twice in a row since Boca Juniors did it in 2000 and 2001.

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