SãO PAULO. Palmeiras was ultimately too much to handle for Avaí with the goal of Gustavo Scarpa (4′ pen), Dudu (55′) and Vanderlan (90′).
The match was played at the Allianz Parque stadium in São Paulo on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. In front of 40,044 spectators. The referee was Bruno Arleu de Araujo with the support of Thiago Henrique Neto Correa Farinha and Eduardo Goncalves da Cruz. The 4th official was Ilbert Estevam Da Silva. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 17.6 degrees Celsius or 63.75 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 83%.
The overall ball possession was identical with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Palmeiras was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Avaí that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Palmeiras was putting more pressure with 68 dangerous attacks and 24 shots of which 10 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Palmeiras won the match.
Palmeiras shot 24 times, 10 on target, 14 off target. On the other side, Avaí shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target.
Palmeiras received 2 yellow cards (Gustavo Scarpa and Breno Lopes). On the opposite side, Avaí received 2 yellow cards (Vladimir and G. Bissoli).
After playing this match, Palmeiras will have 71 points to hold in the 1st place. Talking about the opposition, Avaí will stay with 28 points to sit in the 19th place.
In the next match in the Serie A, Palmeiras will play away against Internacional on the 13th of November with a 14-14 head to head.
Avaí will play away agasint Flamengo on the 13th of November with a 5-3 head to head record in favor of Flamengo (5 draws).
Palmeiras – Formation
Palmeiras adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Abel Fernando Moreira Ferreira decided to play with the following team: Weverton, Marcos Rocha , Gustavo Gómez , Luan , Joaquín Piquerez , Danilo , Zé Rafael , Mayke , Gustavo Scarpa , Dudu and Rony .
The home team had on the bench: Vanderlan, Rafael Navarro, Bruno Tabata, Eduard Atuesta, Miguel Merentiel, Wesley, Marcelo Lomba, Gustavo Garcia, Benjamin Kuscevic, Endrick, Breno Lopes and Gabriel Menino .
Palmeiras made 5 changes: Dudu for Breno Lopes (72′), Gustavo Scarpa for Gabriel Menino (72′), Rony for Endrick (78′), Ze Rafael for E. Atuesta (86′) and Mayke for Vanderlan (86′).
Best player: Gustavo Gómez
The player that probably impressed the most for Palmeiras was Gustavo Gómez even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 44 passes (88% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 9.
Avaí – Formation
Also Avaí adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Luiz Carlos Cirne Lima de Lorenzi played with: Vladimir, Kevin , Raniele , Rafael Vaz , Thales , Bruno Silva , Lucas Ventura , Renato , Jean Pyerre , Pablo Dyego and William Pottker .
They had on the bench: Raphael, Vitinho, Rômulo , Guilherme Bissoli , Natanael, Jean Cleber , Bressan, Glédson, Sarará, Nathan Palafoz, Muriqui and Marcinho.
Avaí made 4 changes: W. Pottker for G. Bissoli (22′), Jean Pyerre for Vitinho (46′), Kevin for Romulo (46′) and Pablo Dyego for Jean Cleber (68′).
Best player: Rafael Vaz
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Avaí was Rafael Vaz.
His rating iswith 49 passes (81% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A.
- Coritiba – Internacional – 1-1
- Cuiabá – Goiás – 1-2
- Atlético GO – Ceará – 1-0
- Juventude – São Paulo – 1-2
- Palmeiras – Avaí – 3-0
- Fluminense – Botafogo – 2-2