Great game between Fluminense and Internationale: Exhibition of German Canoe
The first leg of the Copa Libertadores semi-final had a thousand emotions. Everything was left to return.
Fluminense and Internacional de Porto Alegre put on a great performance this Wednesday in the first leg of the semifinals of the Copa Conmebol Libertadores 2023. Argentina striker German Ezequiel Cano showed his scoring prowess again, but it wasn’t enough for the Flu to win. Maracana Stadium.
In the 10th minute, Colombian John Arias recovered a crucial ball and started an attack, passing it to John Kennedy, who assisted Cano to make it 1-0.
Internacional played against Fluminense and both teams left everything with emotions, it almost ended in a goal for the rival, then the dismissal of Samuel Xavier, then leaving the local team with ten men. To finish the first half.
Hugo Mallow’s goal at the end of the first half had to be reviewed and approved by VAR to make it 1-1.
And in the 65′, Alan Patrick made it 1-2 for Porto Alegre and put Fluminense in serious trouble.
Fluminense went head-to-head against an international who already had the visitor advantage. Persistence was rewarded in the 78th minute: a corner kick by Arias, Nino headed in and German Cano scored again to make it 2-2; The Argentine’s double signature was the man of the night.
Next Wednesday, October 4, Internacional will be at the Beira-Rio Stadium and will define the key with Fluminense to meet the first finalist of the Copa Libertadores.