RIO DE JANEIRO. Fluminense beats Athletico PR with a 2-0 win with a goal from Lima (12′) and a goal from Nino (67′). Fluminense was unquestionably better in terms of ball possession (62%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Estádio Nilton Santos stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Paulo Cesar Zanovelli with the assistance of Neuza Ines Back and Celso Luiz Da Silva. The 4th official was Bruno Mota Correia. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 25 degrees Celsius or 76.98 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 77%.
- ! 62 Ball Possession 38
- 14 Total 10
- 4 On Target 1
- 6 Off Target 4
- 4 Shots blocked 5
- 129 Attack 96
- 62 Dangerous attack 32
- 78 Ball safe 61
- 0 Penalties 0
- 10 Corners 6
- 3 Off Sides 1
- 13 Total 20
- 3 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
Fluminense was in firm control of the ball 62% while Athletico PR was struggling with a 38% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Fluminense was more pushing with 62 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Fluminense won the match.
Fluminense shot 14 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. Regarding the opposition, Athletico PR shot 10 times, 1 on target, 4 off target.
Fluminense received 3 yellow cards (Samuel Xavier, Keno and Thiago Santos). Regarding the opposition, Athletico PR received 3 yellow cards (Pablo, Erick and Pedrinho).
After this contest, Fluminense has 6 points to occupy the 1st place in the table. Regarding the opposition, Athletico PR stays with 3 points (10th).
In the next match in the Serie A, Fluminense will host Bragantino on the 2nd of June with a 4-2 head to head stats in favor of Fluminense (2 draws).
Athletico PR will host Palmeiras on the 30th of June with a 17-11 head to head stats in favor of Palmeiras (12 draws).
Fluminense – Formation
Fluminense adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Fernando Diniz Silva decided to play with the following team: Fábio, Samuel Xavier , Nino , Felipe Melo , Alexsander , André , Lima , Jhon Arias , Ganso , Keno and Germán Cano .
The home team had on the bench: David Braz, Manoel, John Kennedy, Gabriel Pirani, Vitor Mendes , Thiago Santos , Giovanni, Pedro Rangel, Lelê , Isaac, Alan and Guga.
Fluminense could not rely on the presence of John Kennedy (injured).
Fluminense made 5 changes: Felipe Melo for Vitor Mendes (73′), Lima for Thiago Santos (73′), Ganso for Leanderson da Silva Genesio (79′), Keno for Gabriel Cordeiro Pirani (80′) and Germán Cano for John Kennedy Batista de Souza (87′).
Best player: Lima
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Fluminense was Lima.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 54 passes (90% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 9. He performed 2 crosses.
Athletico PR – Formation
Also Athletico PR adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Paulo César Turra played with: Bento, Madson , Pedro Henrique , Thiago Heleno , Pedrinho , Erick , Fernandinho , Tomás Cuello , Léo Cittadini , Thiago Andrade and Pablo .
They had on the bench: Khellven, Christian, Vitor Bueno , Fernando, Rômulo , Matheus Felipe, Hugo Moura , Léo Linck, Agustín Canobbio, Vitor Roque , Zé Ivaldo and David Terans.
Athletico PR made 5 changes: Léo Cittadini for Hugo Moura (24′), Thiago Andrade for Rômulo José Cardoso da Cruz (46′), Fernandinho for Vitor Bueno (46′), Erick for Christian (63′) and Tomás Cuello for Vitor Hugo Roque Ferreira (65′).
Best player: Pedro Henrique
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Athletico PR was Pedro Henrique.
His rating iswith 31 passes (90% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A.
- Cuiabá – Bragantino – 1-1
- Fluminense – Athletico PR – 2-0
- São Paulo – América Mineiro – 3-0