Serie A: Botafogo draws 0-0 with América Mineiro on Sunday

RIO DE JANEIRO. Botafogo 0-0 América Mineiro ended up goalless.


RIO DE JANEIRO. Botafogo 0-0 América Mineiro didn’t manage to score any goal on Sunday..

The match was played at the Estádio Nilton Santos stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday and it started at 11:00 am local time. The referee was José Mendonça da Silva Jr. with the help of Marcelo Carvalho Van Gasse and Victor Hugo Imazu dos Santos. The 4th official was Felipe da Silva Gonçalves. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 20.8 degrees Celsius or 69.4 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 73%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Botafogo was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. América Mineiro that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.

Botafogo was more aggressive with 51 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 5 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Botafogo to win the match​.

Botafogo shot 19 times, 5 on target, 14 off target. On the opposite side, América Mineiro shot 11 times, 2 on target, 9 off target.


Botafogo received 1 yellow card (Victor Sa). On the other side, América Mineiro received 5 yellow cards (E. Martinez, Henrique Almeida, Lucas Kal, Marlon and Aloisio).

After playing this match, Botafogo will have 30 points like Fortaleza and São Paulo to stay in the 14th place. On the other side, América Mineiro will have 35 points like Goiás to stay in the 8th place.

Match Events

  • 24'

    E. Martinez

  • 36'

    Henrique Almeida

  • 64'

    G. Mastriani

    Henrique Almeida

  • 65'


    E. Martinez

  • 65'

    Victor Sa

  • 67'


    Lucas Fernandes

  • 70'

    Lucas Piazon

    Victor Sa

  • 71'



  • 77'


    Felipe Azevedo

  • 77'

    Iago Maidana

    Silva Ricardo

  • 78'

    Lucas Kal

  • 84'


  • 87'


Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Botafogo will host Coritiba on the 17th of September with a 15-4 head to head record in favor of Botafogo (6 draws).

América Mineiro will host Corinthians on the 18th of September with a 5-2 head to head in favor of Corinthians (4 draws).

Botafogo: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Luís Manuel Ribeiro de Castro chose to play with the following team: Gatito Fernández (6.5), Renzo Saravia (7.1), Adryelson (6.9), Víctor Cuesta (7.0), Marçal (7.2), Lucas Fernandes (7.1), Tchê Tchê (6.8), Victor Sá (6.8), Eduardo (7.4), Jeffinho (6.8) and Tiquinho Soares (7.3).


Botafogo made 2 changes: Lucas Fernandes for Gabriel (67′) and Victor Sa for Lucas Piazon (70′).

Top player: Eduardo

The player who no doubt impressed Botafogo the most was Eduardo.

His rating is (7.4) with 25 passes (80% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 11. He performed 4 crosses.

América Mineiro: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Vágner Carmo Mancini played with: Matheus Cavichioli (8.1), Raúl Cáceres (7.0), Ricardo Silva (6.7), Éder (7.0), Marlon Lopes (7.3), Emmanuel Martínez (7.4), Lucas Kal (7.0), Juninho (7.0), Everaldo (7.1), Henrique Almeida (6.4) and Felipe Azevedo (6.8).


América Mineiro made 5 changes: Henrique Almeida for G. Mastriani (64′), E. Martinez for Ale (65′), Everaldo for Matheusinho (71′), Felipe Azevedo for Aloisio (77′) and Silva Ricardo for Iago Maidana (77′).

Best player: Matheus Cavichioli

The player that probably impressed the most for América Mineiro was the goalkeeper: Matheus Cavichioli. His rating is 8.13. He performed 5 saves.

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