The Brazilian Serie A match between Palmeiras and Fortaleza saw the former come out on top with a comfortable 4-0 victory. Palmeiras started the game strongly, and their early pressure paid off in the 15th minute when Gustavo Scarpa teed up Rony to score the opening goal. Palmeiras continued to dominate possession, and their efforts were rewarded in the 32nd minute when Dudu latched onto a clever pass to score the second goal. The first half ended with Palmeiras in the lead, and they continued to control the game in the second half.
In the 66th minute, Danilo was replaced by Gabriel Menino, and the substitution paid off almost immediately when he set up Endrick for the third goal. Palmeiras’ lead was further extended in the 81st minute when Dudu picked out Endrick with a sweet pass, and he beat the goalkeeper to make it 4-0. With the game all but won, Palmeiras could afford to take their foot off the gas, and the match ended with a comfortable 4-0 victory for the home side.
The match was largely dominated by Palmeiras, who showcased some great team work and exchanged some short passes and one-two passes, waiting to open the opposition’s defence and hit them swiftly on the break. Rony was in fine form and was causing problems for the Fortaleza defence. Both sides were awarded yellow cards throughout the game, but it was Palmeiras who came out on top to secure a convincing 4-0 win.