BELO HORIZONTE. Atlético Mineiro and Bragantino draw 1-1. S. Ademir scored the first goal (18′) for Atlético Mineiro. Aderlan settled the score 1-1 (31′). Atlético Mineiro was far superior when it came to possession ball (61%)
The match was played at the Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto stadium in Belo Horizonte on Wednesday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Jean Pierre Goncalves Lima with the help of José Eduardo Calza and Tiago Augusto Kappes Diel. The 4th official was Marco Aurelio Augusto Fazekas Pereira. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 20.5 degrees Celsius or 68.81 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 43%.
Atlético Mineiro was in firm control of the ball 61% while Bragantino was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Atlético Mineiro was more aggressive with 70 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 6 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Atlético Mineiro to win the match.
Atlético Mineiro shot 21 times, 6 on target, 15 off target. On the other side, Bragantino shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target.
Atlético Mineiro received 1 yellow card (Nacho Fernandez). On the other side, Bragantino received 2 yellow cards (Helinho and Carlos Eduardo).
After this encounter, Atlético Mineiro will have 39 points to stay in the 7th place. On the other side, Bragantino will have 32 points like Goiás to move up in the 11th place.
Bragantino will host Goiás on the 18th of September with a 5-3 head to head in favor of Goiás (3 draws).
Atlético Mineiro: Formation and Lineups
Atlético Mineiro started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
Atlético Mineiro made 5 changes: F. Zaracho for Nacho Fernandez (46′), Santos Ademir for C. Pavon (66′), Jair for E. Vargas (75′), Eduardo Sasha for Rubens (84′) and Guga for Mariano (84′).
Top player: Keno
The player who no doubt impressed Atlético Mineiro the most was Keno.
His rating iswith 30 passes (66% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 10 duels out of 16. He performed 5 crosses.
Bragantino: Formation and Lineups
Bragantino started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Bragantino made 5 changes: Alerrandro for Carlos Eduardo (61′), Eric Ramires for Jadsom (74′), Aderlan for Jose Hurtado (74′), Artur for Sorriso (85′) and Helinho for Miguel (86′).
Top player: Léo Ortiz
Probably the most impressive player in Bragantino was Léo Ortiz.
His rating iswith 47 passes (89% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 6.