After a 1-1 draw in the 90th minute, Diverson’s goal (95) at the start of extra time beat Portugal’s Abel Ferreira’s side.
Palmeiras were crowned Copa Libertadores 2021 champions this Saturday after beating Flamenco 2-1 in the final at Centenario Stadium in Montevideo.
After finishing 1-1 in 90 minutes, Diverson’s goal (95) at the start of extra time led the Portuguese side to victory over the Libertadores for the second time this year after winning the final of the 2020 tournament. Last January.
After Rafael Vigo started with a goal in the 5th minute, Palmeras was in favor of most of the game, until the ‘Fly’ tie signed by Capigol 72.
With these three-time championships, having won in 1999 and 2020, Verdavo is on par with Sao Paulo, Gremio and Santos, the Brazilian team with the most titles at the Copa Libertadores.
Ferreira, the driver of Albivertes, became Libertadores’ first European coach and his eleven, the first to lift the competition twice in a row since doing the Boca Juniors in 2000 and 2001.
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