The match, which was held at Mane Garinichia Stadium, ended with the red and black winning on penalties 6-5 after the end of normal time 2-2, and Flamengo won a prize of 5 million Brazilian Real.
A match that saw the excitement of the 90’s and the goalkeepers shone in 18 penalties taken.
Flamengo, champion of the Brazilian League 2020, has become the team that has won the most local Super Cup, after surpassing Palmeiras, champion of the 2020 Brazilian Cup.
The 2021 edition is the fourth in the history of the local tournament, as it was held only twice, in 1990 and 1991, and stopped and then returned again and was held starting from last season.
Gremio won the 1990 title, Corinthians won the 1991 title, and Flamengo won the title last season after beating Atletico Paranaense 3-0.
Flamengo coach Rogerio Ceni won his second title with Flamengo after winning the league title in the last round.
While Portuguese coach Abel Braga lost the chance to crown his third title with the Green, and the first this week, as he is expected to play the second leg of Recoba Sudamericana against Divinisa e Justicia of Argentina after winning the first leg 2-1 next Wednesday. (See details)
Ferreira could win the Recoba Sudamericana title to consolidate his number as the sixth-most-crowned coach in the club’s history, as Vanderlei Luxemburgo is the club’s most crowned club with 8 titles.
Description of the match
Raphael Vijia came early after two minutes with a shot from inside the penalty area, taking advantage of the absence of defensive coverage.
In the 22nd minute, Flamengo tied, dribbling from Felipe Lewis to the green defense duo, and kicked his ball off the post to reach Gabriel Barbosa, who easily hit the empty net.
In the fourth minute of time, instead of lost for the first half, the Uruguayan Giorgan de Arasquita scored the lead for the red and the black with a shot from the borders of the penalty area.
A quarter of an hour before the end of the match, Fijia scored the equalizer from the penalty spot, with a shot to the left of goalkeeper Diego Alves – the former Valencia goalkeeper -.
In the fourth minute of time, instead of lost, Flamengo almost snatched the deadly winning goal with a shot that surprised the goalkeeper and Weaverton, but he caught it on the goal line before it hit the net.
The penalty kicks witnessed great excitement as each team hit 9 kicks, Flamengo players scored 6 for Palmeiras 5.
Flamengos goalkeeper Alves starred in the Al Zoud goal, blocking 4 kicks by Luan, Danilo, Gabriel Menino and Mike.
Weaverton saved two kicks from Matteo Zinho and Pepe, while the crossbar refused to block Felipe Lewis’s shot.
It is worth noting that Alves is the most defiant penalty kick in the history of the Spanish League, with 23 kicks in the Valencia jersey.
Since joining Flamengo, he has saved 11 penalties out of 39 that were scored on his own goal.