Vidal started and was substituted at 74' ; by Pulgar in Flamengo's 1-0 defeat in their visit to Curitiba by Brasileirao.
Flamengo, with the presence of Chileans Arturo Vidal and Erick Pulgar, was inclined this Sunday as a visitor to 1-0 against Curitiba in a duel for matchday 36 of the Brasileirao.
The new champion of the Copa Libertadores was not accurate when stepping on the rival area and left the Couto Pereira Stadium empty-handed .
The 'King' was a starter in the 'Mengao', presenting his customary bustle in the middle zone. At 74', the former Inter Milan player was replaced precisely by Pulgar, who was active but failed to make a difference.
The only figure of the struggle was for the host and came in the complementary stage . Forward Alef Manga scored in the 58th minute from a penalty kick, after an unnecessary foul by the black-red captain, Diego Ribas, who announced on Saturday that he will retire at the end of the Brazilian Championship.
Although continues in fifteenth place, the winning team guaranteed its permanence in the first division, since it cannot be overtaken by any of those who occupy the last four places.
Meanwhile, Flamengo remains in the fifth place in the standings with 61 units and on the next date it will be a visitor again, this time against relegated Juventude.
It should be noted that today the foreigner fielded a team with a significant number of substitutes, after having won its third Copa Libertadores title last week in Ecuador.