Serie A: Atlético Mineiro prevails over Atlético GO 2-0 on Saturday

BELO HORIZONTE. Atlético Mineiro tops Atlético GO with a 2-0 win with an own goal from M. Freitas (14') and a goal from Hulk (72').


BELO HORIZONTE. Atlético Mineiro tops Atlético GO with a 2-0 win with an own goal from M. Freitas (14′) and a goal from Hulk (72′). Atlético Mineiro took advantage of its superior ball possession (56%).

The match was played at the Estádio Raimundo Sampaio stadium in Belo Horizonte on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Anderson Daronco who had the assistance of Rafael da Silva Alves and Michael Stanislau. The 4th official was Michel Patrick Costa Guimarães. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 20.5 degrees Celsius or 68.81 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 60%.​

Match Statistics

Atlético Mineiro was in firm control of the ball 56% while Atlético GO was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Atlético Mineiro was more aggressive with 71 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Atlético Mineiro won the match.

Atlético Mineiro shot 16 times, 9 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Atlético GO shot 6 times, 0 on target, 6 off target.


Atlético Mineiro received 1 yellow card (Nathan). On the other side, Atlético GO received 2 yellow cards (Baralhas and Leo Pereira).

After playing this match, Atlético Mineiro will have 9 points like América Mineiro to move down in the 5th place. On the other side, Atlético GO will stay with 3 points like Ceará and Juventude to stay in the 19th place.

Match Events

  • 14'

    Marlon Freitas (OG)

  • 26'


  • 51'

    Santos Ademir


  • 55'

    Leo Pereira

  • 66'

    L. Morais


  • 67'


  • 72'


  • 75'


    I. Fernandez

  • 84'

    L. Lima da Silva

    Leo Pereira

  • 85'


    W. Rato

  • 85'

    D. Churin


  • 87'


    F. Zaracho

  • 87'

    Eduardo Sasha


  • 87'



Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Atlético Mineiro will host Avaí on the 29th of May with a 10-2 head to head stats in favor of Atlético Mineiro (4 draws).

Atlético GO will host Coritiba on the 21st of May with a 7-6 head to head stats in favor of Coritiba (1 draw).

Atlético Mineiro: Formation and Lineups

Atlético Mineiro adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Antonio Ricardo Mohamed Matijevich chose to play with the following team: Éverson (6.2), Guga (7.4), Nathan Silva (7.1), Junior Alonso (6.9), Guilherme Arana (6.9), Jair (6.8), Allan (7.3), Matías Zaracho (6.7), Nacho Fernández (7.3), Keno (7.3) and Hulk (7.8).

Atlético Mineiro could not rely on the presence of Santos Ademir (injured).


Atlético Mineiro made 5 changes: Keno for Santos Ademir (51′), I. Fernandez for Rubens (75′), F. Zaracho for Calebe (87′), Hulk for Eduardo Sasha (87′) and Jair for Savio (87′).

Top player: Hulk

The player who no doubt impressed Atlético Mineiro the most was Hulk.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 14 passes (64% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 13. He performed 1 cross.

Atlético GO: Formation and Lineups

Also Atlético GO adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Umberto Lourenco Louzer Filho played with: Ronaldo (7.8), Hayner (6.8), Edson (6.2), Ramon (6.3), Jefferson (7.0), Marlon Freitas (6.1), Baralhas (6.4), Shaylon (6.6), Edson Fernando (6.8), Léo Pereira (6.1) and Wellington Rato (6.8).


Atlético GO made 4 changes: Edson for L. Morais (66′), Leo Pereira for L. Lima da Silva (84′), W. Rato for Airton (85′) and Shaylon for D. Churin (85′).

Best player: Ronaldo

The player that probably impressed the most for Atlético GO was the goalkeeper: Ronaldo. His rating is 7.84. He performed 6 saves.

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