Atlético Mineiro conquers Ceará 3-1. HIGHLIGHTS

BELO HORIZONTE. Atlético Mineiro prevails over Ceará 3-1.

Atlético Mineiro conquers Ceará 3-1. HIGHLIGHTS

BELO HORIZONTE. Atlético Mineiro conquers Ceará 3-1. Atlético Mineiro was just to good to grab a decisive 3-0 lead with Hulk (32′), Hulk (45′) and D. Costa (87′). Ceará reduced the distance with a goal (90′ + 2′) by G. Lacerda, but there was not much to do for them.

The match was played at the Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto stadium in Belo Horizonte on Saturday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Jefferson Ferreira de Moraes with the help of Bruno Raphael Pires and Cristhian Passos Sorence. The 4th official was Michel Patrick Costa Guimarães. The weather was rainy. The temperature was pleasant at 20.5 degrees Celsius or 68.81 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 68%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 54 Ball Possession 46
Shots
  • 13 Total 10
  • 4 On Target 5
  • 9 Off Target 5
  • 2 Shots blocked 3
  • 82 Attack 115
  • 50 Dangerous attack 31
  • 77 Ball safe 81
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 8 Corners 5
  • 2 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 12 Total 9
  • 1 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Atlético Mineiro was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Ceará that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

Atlético Mineiro was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Atlético Mineiro won the match​.

Atlético Mineiro shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Ceará shot 10 times, 5 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Atlético Mineiro received 1 yellow card (Jair). On the opposite side, Ceará received 3 yellow cards (Bruno Pacheco, Messias and G. da Silva).

Match Timeline

30'
Geovane- Yellow
Hulk(goal)Jair
32'
45'
Hulk(penalty)
45'
46'
46'
47'
63'
63'
70'
70'
77'
77'
83'
86'
87'
90'
90'

Standings

After this match, Atlético Mineiro will have 53 points to stay in the 1st place. On the opposite side, Ceará will stay with 29 points like São Paulo to stay in the 13th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Serie A, Atlético Mineiro will host Santos on the 13th of October with a 15-14 head to head statistic in favor of Atlético Mineiro (6 draws).

Ceará will play away agasint São Paulo on the 14th of October with a 7-3 head to head in favor of São Paulo (5 draws).

Atlético Mineiro – Formation

Atlético Mineiro
G
Everson 22.Brazil
7.3
D
Réver 4.Brazil
7.1
D
Dodô 6.Brazil
6.9
D
Nathan Silva 40.Brazil
7.1
D
Guga 2.Brazil
6.8
M
Jair  8.Brazil
7.6
77' 47'
M
Allan 29.Brazil
7.1
M
Matías Zaracho 15.Argentina
7.0
83'
M
Dylan Borrero  30.Colombia
6.6
63'
M
Keno 11.Brazil
6.1
63'
F
Hulk 7.Brazil
8.6
77' Goals32', 45'
Substitutes
G
Rafael 32.Brazil
D
Micael 45.Brazil
D
Igor Rabello 16.Brazil
M
Nathan 23.Brazil
M
Nacho Fernández 26.Argentina
7.0
63'
M
Calebe 27.Brazil
6.4
83'
M
Hyoran 20.Brazil
M
Tchê Tchê 37.Brazil
6.3
77'
M
Echaporã 48.Brazil
M
Neto 41.Brazil
F
Eduardo Sasha 18.Brazil
6.5
77'
F
Diego Costa 19.Spain
7.4
63' Goals87'

Atlético Mineiro adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Alexi Stival decided to play with the following team: Éverson (7.3), Guga (6.8), Nathan Silva (7.1), Réver (7.1), Dodô (6.9), Allan (7.1), Jair (7.6), Dylan Borrero (6.6), Matías Zaracho (7.0), Keno (6.1) and Hulk (8.6).

The home team had on the bench: Nathan, Nacho Fernández (7.0), Eduardo Sasha (6.5), Micael, Calebe (6.4), Rafael, Igor Rabello, Hyoran, Tchê Tchê (6.3), Diego Costa (7.4), Echaporã and Neto.

Substitutions

Atlético Mineiro made 5 changes: D. Borrero for D. Costa (63′), Keno for I. Fernandez (63′), Hulk for Tche Tche (77′), Jair for Eduardo (77′) and F. Zaracho for C. Goncalves (83′).

Best player: Hulk​

The player that probably impressed the most for Atlético Mineiro was Hulk.

His rating is (8.6) with 2 goals, 22 passes (77% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 12. He performed 1 cross.

Ceará – Formation

Ceará
G
Richard 91.Brazil
6.4
D
Luiz Otávio 13.Brazil
6.8
D
Bruno Pacheco 6.Brazil
6.6
90'
D
Messias 3.Brazil
6.6
45'
D
Igor 2.Brazil
6.2
M
Vina 29.Brazil
6.8
86'
M
Fernando Sobral 8.Brazil
6.7
M
Lima 45.Brazil
6.8
70'
M
Geovane 21.Brazil
6.3
46' 30'
M
Airton 7.Brazil
5.9
46'
F
Cléber 89.Brazil
6.9
70'
Substitutes
G
João Ricardo 1.Brazil
D
Kelvyn 70.Brazil
D
Gabriel Lacerda 15.Brazil
7.4
86' Goals90'
M
Pedro Naressi 31.Brazil
6.6
70'
M
Gabriel Santos 90.Brazil
M
Stiven Mendoza 10.Colombia
6.6
70'
M
Jorginho 16.Brazil
M
Rick 37.Brazil
6.4
46'
M
William Oliveira 5.Brazil
M
Fabinho 19.Brazil
F
Erick 97.Brazil
F
Jael 9.Brazil

Also Ceará adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Tiago Retzalff Nunes played with: Richard (6.4), Igor (6.2), Messias (6.6), Luiz Otávio (6.8), Bruno Pacheco (6.6), Geovane (6.3), Fernando Sobral (6.7), Airton (5.9), Vina (6.8), Lima (6.8) and Cléber (6.9).

They had on the bench: Pedro Naressi (6.6), Erick, Gabriel Santos, Kelvyn, Stiven Mendoza (6.6), João Ricardo, Jorginho, Rick (6.4), Gabriel Lacerda (7.4), William Oliveira, Fabinho and Jael.

Substitutions

Ceará made 5 changes: G. da Silva for G. Lacerda (46′), Airton for R. Jhonatan (46′), V. Lima for Pedrinho (70′), Cleber for S. Mendoza (70′) and Vinicius for Gabriel (86′).

Best player: Gabriel Lacerda​

The player that probably impressed the most for Ceará was Gabriel Lacerda.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 30 passes (83% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 2.

His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 86′.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Serie A.​