Chapecoense seal title with last-minute Panenka-style penalty in last sport


Brazilian aspect Chapecoense sealed the second division Serie B title on aim distinction on Friday after a final gasp Panenka-style penalty from Anselmo Ramon gave them a 3-1 win over Confianca.

Chapecoense, who misplaced most of their squad in an air crash in 2016, secured promotion earlier this month after spending a 12 months within the second tier once they have been assured a top-four end with 4 video games remaining.

– Borden: Chapecoense’s everlasting champions

The membership have been second going into the ultimate matchday behind America-MG who beat Avai 2-1 to complete with 73 factors and a constructive aim distinction of 20.

Chapecoense have been main 2-1 in stoppage time, sufficient for second place with an an identical aim distinction however fewer objectives scored, once they gained a penalty and Ramon stepped as much as lob the ball into the online.

Although the sport ended with Chapecoense’s Denner Fernando Melz and Confianca aim scorer Isnairo Reis Silva Morais being despatched off, it did little to dampen their spirits.

“By benefit, proper, with lots of battle, Chapecoense are champions of Brazilian Serie B,” the membership wrote on Twitter.

“Rain within the Enviornment Conda in the intervening time when Chapecoense prepares to carry the trophy. Our energy comes from above.”

Alan Ruschel, who was one of many survivors of the 2016 crash, lifted the trophy amid emotional scenes.

The workforce additionally held an open high bus parade within the small southern metropolis of Chapeco as followers poured into the streets to have a good time their victory.

Though their price range is a fraction of Brazil’s large metropolis golf equipment, Chapecoense’s swiftly rebuilt aspect remained aggressive within the high flight till they have been relegated in December 2019.





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