Ronaldo’s Cruzeiro saves match ball but still threatened with relegation

the Cruzeiro Who is it Ronaldo Won 0-1 on Saturday in their visit to be inaccessible He received some oxygen in his battle to escape the danger of returning to the second division of Brazilian football, in which he played in the 2021 and 2022 seasons. The decisive goal was scored by Bruno Rodriguez.

The Belo Horizonte team, which has won two Copa Libertadores titles (1976 and 1997) and four Brazilian championships (1966, 2003, 2013 and 2014), among many other awards, is still mired in a deep football crisis but this Saturday against Fortaleza, which is located in the middle of the table, they received three points that could be crucial to ensure their continuity.

With only four rounds left in the tournament, Cruzeiro, whose owner is former footballer Ronaldo Nazario, is in an awkward position, but at least on Saturday he managed to leave the group of the last four seeded teams that will be sentenced to relegation. They are now in sixteenth place with 40 points, two more than Bahia, which is ahead of Goiás (35), Curitiba (29) and America (21).

The battle for the title is more than heated in the final stage of the Brazilian championship, led by Palmeiras with 62 points, followed by Botafogo, with 60 points and a game less. Gremio and Bragantino, both with 59, and Atlético Mineiro and Flamengo, tied at 57, still have a chance.

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