LONDRINA. Londrina defeated Brusque to win 2-1. It was Londrina to strike first with a goal of Douglas Coutinho at the 32′. Then it was a penalty in the 68′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Caprini gave the win to Londrina in the 75′ minute with a goal. Brusque was unquestionably better in terms of ball possession (62%).
Alex Sandro missed a decisive penalty (45′). That would have allowed Brusque to draw the match.
The match was played at the Estádio Municipal Jacy Scaff stadium in Londrina on Saturday and it started at 11:00 am local time. The referee was Paulo Henrique Schleinch Vollkopf assisted by Eduardo Goncalves da Cruz and Marcos dos Santos Brito. The 4th official was Murilo Ugolini Klein. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 21.8 degrees Celsius or 71.26 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 68%.
Brusque was in firm control of the ball 62% while Londrina was struggling with a 38% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Brusque was more pushing with 66 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 3 were on target. Nevertheless, Londrina was able to find the solution to win this match.
Londrina shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Brusque shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target.
Londrina received 2 yellow cards (Jhonny Lucas and Samuel Santos). Talking about the opposition, Brusque received 2 yellow cards (Ze Mateus and W. Balotelli).
After playing this encounter, Londrina will have 8 points like Sampaio Corrêa, Ituano, Operário PR and Ponte Preta to sit in the 13th place. On the opposite side, Brusque will stay with 7 points like Vila Nova, Náutico and Guarani to move up in the 18th place.
In the next match in the Serie B, Londrina will play away with Sampaio Corrêa on the 4th of November with a 3-1 head to head statistic in favor of Londrina (2 draws).
Brusque will play away agasint Grêmio on the 4th of November with a 0-0 head to head record.
Londrina – Formation
Londrina started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Adilson Dias Batista decided to play with the following team: .
Londrina made 5 changes: Mossoro for Mirandinha (60′), Mossoro for Mirandinha (60′), Marcinho for Luis Mandaca (77′), Caprini for Watson (84′) and Caprini for Watson (83′).
Brusque – Formation
Brusque started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
Wagner Santos de Souza Dias played with: .
Brusque made 5 changes: Felipe Manoel for W. Balotelli (46′), Felipe Manoel for W. Balotelli (46′), Airton for Alex Ruan (84′), Junior Todinho for K. Nunes (85′) and Para for Toty (85′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie B.