SANTOS. Palmeiras overcomes Santos 1-0 after G. Gomez scored just 1 goal (80′). Palmeiras took advantage of its superior ball possession (56%).
R. Veiga missed a penalty (73′) for Palmeiras.
The match was played at the Estádio Urbano Caldeira stadium in Santos on Sunday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Luiz Flavio De Oliveira with the help of Marcelo Carvalho Van Gasse and Daniel Luis Marques. The 4th official was Lucas Canetto Bellote. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot around 29.6 degrees Celsius or 85.21 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 56%.
Palmeiras was in firm control of the ball 56% while Santos was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Santos was more aggressive with 43 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 4 were on target. Notwithstanding, Palmeiras managed to find the solution to win this contest.
Santos shot 18 times, 4 on target, 14 off target. On the opposite side, Palmeiras shot 16 times, 4 on target, 12 off target.
Santos received 4 yellow cards (Rodrigo Fernandez, Maicon, Joao Paulo and Bruno Oliveira). On the opposite side, Palmeiras received 1 yellow card (Gabriel Menino).
After playing this contest, Santos will stay with 11 points like Fluminense to stay in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Palmeiras will have 12 points like São Paulo, Atlético Mineiro and Botafogo to move up in the 3rd place.
Palmeiras will host Atlético Mineiro on the 5th of June with a 13-11 head to head statistic in favor of Atlético Mineiro (12 draws).
Santos: Formation and Lineups
Santos started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Fabián Daniel Bustos chose to play with the following team: João Paulo , Madson , Maicon , Eduardo Bauermann , Lucas Pires , Sandry , Rodrigo Fernández , Vinicius Zanocelo , Léo Baptistão , Marcos Leonardo and Jhojan Julio .
Santos made 5 changes: J. Julio for R. Goulart (59′), Marcos Leonardo for Rwan (75′), Leo Baptistao for B. Angulo (75′), Sandry for Bruno Oliveira (84′) and V. Zanocelo for Lucas Braga (85′).
Top player: Marcos Leonardo
Probably the most impressive player in Santos was Marcos Leonardo.
His rating iswith 11 passes (63% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 13. He performed 1 cross.
Palmeiras: Formation and Lineups
Palmeiras started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the opposite side, Abel Fernando Moreira Ferreira played with: Marcelo Lomba , Marcos Rocha , Gustavo Gómez , Murilo , Jorge , Gabriel Menino , Zé Rafael , Dudu , Raphael Veiga , Gustavo Scarpa and Rony .
Palmeiras made 5 changes: Dudu for Rafael Navarro (62′), Murilo Cerqueira for K. Naves (62′), Gabriel Menino for Fabinho (76′), R. Veiga for E. Atuesta (90′) and Rony for Breno Lopes (90′).
Top player: Marcos Rocha
The player who no doubt impressed Palmeiras the most was Marcos Rocha even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 91 passes (94% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 11 duels out of 14. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
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