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Atlético-MG x Cruzeiro: the classic match is played again with a crowd of one after almost nine years |  soccer

Atlético-MG x Cruzeiro: the classic match is played again with a crowd of one after almost nine years | soccer

Atletico-MG that it Sea trip They once again starred in a classic film with a unique audience after nearly nine years. The scenario will be repeated for the 16th time, on Saturday, at 7:30 pm, at Arena MRV, in the third round of the Minero Championship.

Filipao and Larcamon face off in a generational duel in the first classic of the year

Arena MRV – Photography: Pedro Souza

This has not been repeated since 2015. At that time, the two teams were tied 1-1, in the first match of the Minero Championship semi-final.

In 15 matches, Atletico achieved six wins to four Sea trip And five draws.

Best moments: Atletico – MG 0 x 5 Cruzeiro in the Mineiro 2008 final

In Atletico's history Sea trip They are used to the classic 50% to each side in the stands. This happened from 1965 to 2010. After that, the Mineirão underwent renovation for the 2014 World Cup.

After work, the format became more rare and was occupied by the traditional fee of 10% of visitors' tickets. The last disagreement between the divided fans was in the decision of Mineiro 2022, in a single confrontation.

Goals of Atlético MG 3 x 1 Cruzeiro in the final of the Mineiro 2022 tournament

In 2012, history repeated itself in Independencia for security reasons. The following year, both fans returned to the game. However, confusion in Mineiro's return fixture meant that the Celeste board did not request that the charge be made available to the visitors in 2014.

Cruzeiro beats Atletico MG 3-1 in the first stage of the 2010 Mineiro Championship

The following year, the two fans were back on the court together in the Classic. The first confrontation was led by Atletico, with Atletico winning, in the semi-finals of the Mineiro Championship. Since then, 29 matches have been played with 90% home fans and 10% visitors. Only in the Portuguese League match in 2017, and in the Mineiro final in 2022, the crowd was half and half.

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