Atlético-MG is the Copa Libertadores record holder. By beating América-MG in the fourth round of Group D, he reached 17 consecutive matches without losing in the tournament. It is the same brand as Flamengo (2020-21), and Sporting Cristal (1962-68-69). Rooster still has a chance to be the historic record holder.
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In the next round, Turco Mohamed’s team will host Independiente del Valle at Mineirão, on May 19. Galo will have three games before that appointment (America, Bragantino and Atlético-GO), all for the Brazilian Championship.
In the historic sequence without defeats by Galo, there are 10 wins and 7 draws. Last year, Atlético was eliminated in the semifinals undefeated. It drew 0 to 0 with Palmeiras in the first leg, and 1 to 1 in the return, eliminated by the goal away from home. Criterion that no longer exists.
Hulk in a ball dispute with Juninho, during the América-MG x Atlético-MG classic in the Libertadores – Photo: Pedro Souza/Atlético-MG
Flamengo in 2020-21 achieved 12 wins and 2 draws. It was to lose in the final of Libertadores in Montevideo, for Palmeiras, in goal in the extra time. Sporting Cristal, in turn, had 8 wins and 9 draws.
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In Libertadores 2022, Atlético reaches eight points added. Tolima won, drew with América and Del Valle, and won Coelho on the way back. Will also have the Colombians at home to close the group stage. He became the leader of group D. The Ecuadorians face the Colombians this Wednesday, at home, and have five points.
Atlético in 2022 only have one defeat in the general season, against URT, in the first phase of the Campeonato Mineiro, when they took the reserve team to Patos de Minas. Looking back on the Turkish era, there are 24 games, 17 wins, 6 draws and 1 loss.
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