BELO HORIZONTE. Atlético Mineiro beats Atlético GO with a 2-0 win with an own goal from M. Freitas (14′) and a goal from H. (72′). Atlético Mineiro capitalized on its better ball possession (56%).
The match was played at the Estádio Raimundo Sampaio stadium in Belo Horizonte on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Anderson Daronco who had the assistance of Rafael da Silva Alves and Michael Stanislau. The 4th official was Michel Patrick Costa Guimarães. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 20.5 degrees Celsius or 68.81 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 60%.
Atlético Mineiro was in firm control of the ball 56% while Atlético GO was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Atlético Mineiro had a more offensive attitude with 71 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 9 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Atlético Mineiro won the match.
Atlético Mineiro shot 16 times, 9 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Atlético GO shot 6 times, 0 on target, 6 off target.
Atlético Mineiro received 1 yellow card (Nathan). On the opposite side, Atlético GO received 2 yellow cards (Baralhas and Leo Pereira).
After this match, Atlético Mineiro will have 12 points like Corinthians to drop in the 2nd place. Regarding the opposition, Atlético GO will stay with 3 points like Juventude to remain in the 19th place.
In the next match in the Serie A, Atlético Mineiro will play away with Corinthians on the 12th of November with a 13-13 head to head record.
Atlético GO will play away agasint América Mineiro on the 12th of November with a 4-2 head to head stats in favor of Atlético GO (6 draws).
Atlético Mineiro – Formation
Atlético Mineiro adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Antonio Ricardo Mohamed Matijevich decided to play with the following team: .
Atlético Mineiro could not rely on the presence of Santos Ademir (injured).
Atlético Mineiro made 5 changes: Keno for Santos Ademir (51′), I. Fernandez for Rubens (75′), F. Zaracho for Calebe (87′), Hulk for Eduardo Sasha (87′) and Jair for Savio (87′).
Atlético GO – Formation
Also Atlético GO adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Umberto Lourenco Louzer Filho played with: .
Atlético GO made 4 changes: Edson for L. Morais (66′), Leo Pereira for L. Lima da Silva (84′), W. Rato for Airton (85′) and Shaylon for D. Churin (85′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A.