FORTALEZA. Ceará and Internacional draw 1-1. V. Lima scored the first goal (19′) for Ceará. M. made it even (23′). Ceará was much superior in terms of ball possession (61%)
The match was played at the Estádio Governador Plácido Aderaldo Castelo stadium in Fortaleza on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Rodolpho Toski Marques with the assistance of Ivan Carlos Bohn and Victor Hugo Imazu dos Santos. The 4th official was Luis César De Oliveira Magalhães. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 26.1 degrees Celsius or 78.93 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 89%.
Ceará had a strong ball possession 61% while Internacional was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Ceará was more aggressive with 44 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 4 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Ceará to win the match.
Ceará shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Internacional shot 11 times, 5 on target, 6 off target.
Ceará received 4 yellow cards (Richardson, Richard, Iury Castilho and Nino Paraiba). Talking about the opposition, Internacional received 3 yellow cards (Moises, Taison and Heitor).
Also, Internacional didn’t end the match with 11 players after M. Cadorini (Internacional) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (88′).
After playing this contest, Ceará will have 18 points like Flamengo, Botafogo, Avaí and Bragantino to drop in the 13th place. Regarding the opposition, Internacional will have 25 points to drop in the 5th place.
In the next match in the Serie A, Ceará will host Juventude on the 12th of November with a 3-1 head to head in favor of Ceará (4 draws).
Internacional will host Palmeiras on the 12th of November with a 14-13 head to head in favor of Internacional (9 draws).
Ceará – Formation
Ceará adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Marcos Vinícius dos Santos Gonçalves decided to play with the following team: .
Ceará could not rely on the presence of Kelvyn (injured).
Ceará made 5 changes: Erick for Kelvyn (32′), Kelvyn for Dentinho (79′), Ze Roberto for Matheus Peixoto (79′), Richardson for G. da Silva (90′) and V. Lima for Joao Victor (90′).
Internacional – Formation
Also Internacional adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Luiz Antônio Venker de Menezes played with: .
Internacional made 5 changes: Wesley for M. Cadorini (59′), Johnny for Gabriel (70′), Thauan Lara for Estevao (70′), Moises for Mauricio (84′) and Taison for G. Mercado (84′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A.