Serie A: Avaí recovers a 0-1 deficit to prevail over Coritiba 2-1

FLORIANóPOLIS. Avaí succeeded in turn the table against Coritiba to win 2-1.


FLORIANóPOLIS. Avaí was capable to turn the table against Coritiba to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the second half.​ It was Coritiba to strike first with a goal of Igor Paixao at the 52′. Then it was a penalty in the 61′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Muriqui gave the win to Avaí in the 72′ minute with a penalty. Avaí took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the Estádio Aderbal Ramos da Silva stadium in Florianópolis on Monday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. In the presence of 8,548 spectators.​ The referee was Jefferson Ferreira de Moraes with the help of Guilherme Dias Camilo and Cristhian Passos Sorence. The 4th official was Diego da Costa Cidral. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 15.6 degrees Celsius or 60.03 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 88%.​

Match Statistics

Avaí was in firm control of the ball 58% while Coritiba was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Avaí was more aggressive with 34 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Avaí won the encounter.

Avaí shot 11 times, 6 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Coritiba shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target.


Avaí received 2 yellow cards (W. Pottker and Jean Pyerre). On the opposite side, Coritiba received 3 yellow cards (Henrique, Matheus Alexandre and Alef Manga).

After playing this contest, Avaí will have 7 points like Coritiba and Cuiabá to stay in the 10th place. On the opposite side, Coritiba will stay with 7 points like Avaí and Cuiabá to stay in the 9th place.

Match Events

  • 52'

    Igor Paixao

  • 56'

    Jean Pyerre


  • 57'

    Alef Manga

    Fabricio Daniel

  • 61'

    G. Bissoli (Penalty)

  • 71'


  • 72'

    Muriqui (Penalty)

  • 74'


    Leo Gamalho

  • 74'



  • 77'

    W. Pottker


  • 77'

    W. Pottker

  • 78'

    Matheus Alexandre

  • 86'


    G. Bissoli

  • 86'



  • 86'

    Guilherme Biro


  • 87'

    Adrian Martinez


  • 89'

    Jean Pyerre

  • 90'

    Alef Manga

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Avaí will host Juventude on the 15th of May with a 5-2 head to head stats in favor of Avaí (0 draws).

Coritiba will host América Mineiro on the 15th of May with a 4-1 head to head statistic in favor of Coritiba (3 draws).

Avaí: Formation and Lineups

Avaí started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Eduardo de Souza Barroca chose to play with the following team: Douglas Friedrich (6.8), Kevin (7.6), Bressan (6.6), Arthur Chaves (6.2), Bruno Cortez (6.4), Bruno Silva (6.4), Raniele (7.4), Eduardo Biasi (7.3), Morato (6.8), Guilherme Bissoli (7.7) and Muriqui (7.2).


Avaí made 4 changes: Eduardo for Jean Pyerre (56′), Muriqui for W. Pottker (77′), G. Bissoli for Renato (86′) and Morato for Romulo (86′).

Top player: Guilherme Bissoli

The player who no doubt impressed Avaí the most was Guilherme Bissoli.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 23 passes (73% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 11.

Coritiba: Formation and Lineups

Coritiba started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Gustavo Eliseo Morínigo Vázquez played with: Alex Muralha (6.8), Matheus Alexandre (6.6), Henrique (6.4), Luciano Castan (6.5), Egídio (6.4), Willian Farias (6.5), Andrey (6.8), Fabrício Daniel (7.0), Robinho (6.6), Igor Paixão (7.0) and Léo Gamalho (6.2).


Coritiba made 5 changes: Fabricio Daniel for Alef Manga (57′), Leo Gamalho for Clayton (74′), Robinho for Regis (74′), Egidio for Guilherme Biro (86′) and Andrey for Adrian Martinez (87′).

Top player: Igor Paixão

Probably the most impressive player in Coritiba was Igor Paixão.

His rating is (7.0) with 1 goal, 14 passes (92% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 11.

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