FORTALEZA. Coritiba was capable to snatch a draw against Ceará with a late goal from A. Martinez scored in the (86′) after Ceará got a lead with a goal from S. Mendoza (37′).
The match was played at the Estádio Governador Plácido Aderaldo Castelo stadium in Fortaleza on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Flavio Rodrigues De Souza who had the assistance of Daniel Paulo Ziolli and Gustavo Rodrigues de Oliveira. The 4th official was Antonio Magno Lima Cordeiro. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 26.1 degrees Celsius or 78.93 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 89%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Ceará was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Coritiba that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.
Ceará was more aggressive with 55 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 10 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Ceará to win the match.
Ceará shot 20 times, 10 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, Coritiba shot 14 times, 5 on target, 9 off target.
Ceará received 1 yellow card (Rodrigo Lindoso). On the other side, Coritiba received 4 yellow cards (Willian Farias, Nathan Mendes, Val and Bernardo).
After playing this match, Ceará will have 9 points like Goiás to move down in the 15th place. On the opposite side, Coritiba will have 13 points like São Paulo to move up in the 6th place.
Coritiba will host São Paulo on the 9th of June with a 8-5 head to head stats in favor of São Paulo (10 draws).
Ceará: Formation and Lineups
Ceará adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Dorival Silvestre Júnior chose to play with the following team: João Ricardo , Michel Macedo , Messias , Gabriel Lacerda , Bruno Pacheco , Richard Coelho , Rodrigo Lindoso , Erick , Vina , Stiven Mendoza and Cléber .
Ceará made 5 changes: Erick for Fernando Sobral (60′), Cleber for Matheus Peixoto (60′), Michel Macedo for Nino Paraiba (60′), Bruno Pacheco for Victor Luis (80′) and Richard for Joao Victor (88′).
Top player: Stiven Mendoza
The player who no doubt impressed Ceará the most was Stiven Mendoza.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 25 passes (88% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 9. He performed 5 crosses.
Coritiba: Formation and Lineups
Also Coritiba adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the other side, Gustavo Eliseo Morínigo Vázquez played with: Alex Muralha , Nathan Mendes , Henrique , Luciano Castan , Guilherme Biro , Bernardo , Willian Farias , Fabrício Daniel , Thonny Anderson , Igor Paixão and Adrián Martínez .
Coritiba made 5 changes: Willian Farias for Val (29′), Fabricio Daniel for Alef Manga (55′), Nathan Mendes for Natanael (71′), Bernardo for Robinho (71′) and Thonny Anderson for Clayton (71′).
Best player: Alex Muralha
The player that probably impressed the most for Coritiba was the goalkeeper: Alex Muralha. His rating is 8.02. He performed 7 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A