Athletico Paranaense went 2-1 at Fortaleza this Saturday night (3), at Arena da Baixada, for the 9th round of the Brazilian Championship. With the result, Hurricane took the top of the table with 19 points, surpassing Bragantino, who had 18. Fortaleza, with 15, is still within the G4, in 4th place.
— Athletico Paranaense (@AthleticoPR) July 4, 2021
The first goal came even before the first minute of the ball rolling. Midfielder Terans dominated the entrance to the area after a good exchange of passes and sent it to the net. Soon after, at eight, Matheus Babi made another one. The former Botafogo player dodged after Vitinho’s submission. Leão do Pici’s discount goal came in the final stretch of the game at 40 minutes of the final stage. Striker Igor Torres kicked and the ball deflected in the defense and deceived goalkeeper Santos.
— Fortaleza Esporte Clube ⭐️ (@FortalezaEC) July 3, 2021
In the next round, Hurricane plays against Santos in Vila Belmiro on Tuesday (6). On Wednesday (7), Fortaleza receives America.
America scores 2-0 at Santos and wins 1st at home
América Mineiro scored 2-0 at Santos, at the Independência stadium, in Belo Horizonte, in another match of the 9th round of the Brazilian Championship this Saturday. Both goals came in the final stage. The first was from left-back João Paulo in a beautiful shot from the angle. Near the end of the game, Carlos Alberto scored the second in a quick counterattack.
— America FC ✊ (@AmericaMG) July 3, 2021
With the result, Coelho from Minas had nine points and remains out of the relegation zone, in 14th place. Peixe is 7th with 12 points. In the 10th round, there are Santos and Athletico Paranaense in Vila Belmiro, on Tuesday (6), and América against Fortaleza in Castelão, on Wednesday (7).
— Santos Futebol Clube (@SantosFC) July 3, 2021
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