Serie A: São Paulo liquidates Avaí 4-0 with an outstanding performance

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. São Paulo demolishes Avaí 4-0 with goals of Diego Costa (25′), Luciano (45′), Patrick (45′) and Eder (90′). São Paulo was vastly superior ball possession (61%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Estádio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo (Morumbi) (São Paulo, São Paulo) stadium in on Sunday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. In the presence of 36,510 spectators.​ The referee was Bruno Arleu de Araujo.

Match Statistics

São Paulo was in firm control of the ball 61% while Avaí was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

São Paulo was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons São Paulo won the match.

São Paulo shot 19 times, 6 on target, 13 off target. On the opposite side, Avaí shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

São Paulo received 2 yellow cards (Rodrigo Nestor and M. Guilherme). On the opposite side, Avaí received 4 yellow cards (Bruno Silva, Mateus Sarara, P. Guerrero and Bressan).

After this match, São Paulo will have 34 points like Botafogo, Santos and Bragantino to stay in the 13th place. On the opposite side, Avaí will stay with 28 points like Coritiba to stay in the 17th place.

Match Events

  • 17'
    17'

    Bruno Silva

  • 19'
    19'

    Rodrigo Nestor

  • 25'
    25'

    Diego Costa

  • 27'
    27'

    Mateus Sarara

  • 45'
    45'

    Luciano

    Rodrigo Nestor

  • 45'
    45'

    Patrick

    Reinaldo

  • 46'
    46'

    Pablo Dyego

    Thales

  • 46'
    46'

    Muriqui

    Jean Pyerre

  • 62'
    62'

    P. Guerrero

    G. Bissoli

  • 65'
    65'

    P. Guerrero

  • 65'
    65'

    Luan

    Pablo Maia

  • 66'
    66'

    Eder

    J. Calleri

  • 67'
    67'

    Bressan

  • 76'
    76'

    G. Galoppo

    Rodrigo Nestor

  • 81'
    81'

    Lucas Silva

    W. Pottker

  • 82'
    82'

    Jean Cleber

    Mateus Sarara

  • 82'
    82'

    M. Guilherme

    Patrick

  • 82'
    82'

    Igor Gomes

    Alisson

  • 90'
    90'

    M. Guilherme

  • 90'
    90'

    Eder

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, São Paulo will host Coritiba on the 3rd of October with a 8-5 head to head in favor of São Paulo (11 draws).

Avaí will host Atlético GO on the 1st of October with a 6-4 head to head record in favor of Atlético GO (5 draws).

São Paulo: Formation and Lineups

São Paulo started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Rogério Mücke Ceni chose to play with the following team: Felipe Alves (7.4), Rafinha (6.8), Diego Costa (7.9), Léo (6.7), Reinaldo (8.1), Alisson (7.0), Pablo Maia (7.0), Rodrigo Nestor (7.3), Patrick (6.9), Luciano (8.3) and Jonathan Calleri (6.8).

Substitutes

São Paulo made 5 changes: Pablo Maia for Luan (65′), J. Calleri for Eder (66′), Rodrigo Nestor for G. Galoppo (76′), Patrick for M. Guilherme (82′) and Alisson for Igor Gomes (82′).

Top player: Luciano

The player who no doubt impressed São Paulo the most was Luciano.

His rating is (8.3) with 1 goal, 47 passes (93% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 11. He performed 2 crosses.

Avaí: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Luiz Carlos Cirne Lima de Lorenzi played with: Glédson (6.3), Kevin (6.8), Bressan (6.3), Rafael Vaz (6.5), Thales (6.3), Bruno Silva (6.3), Sarará (7.0), William Pottker (6.7), Jean Pyerre (6.4), Natanael (6.6) and Guilherme Bissoli (6.6).

Substitutes

Avaí made 5 changes: Thales for Pablo Dyego (46′), Jean Pyerre for Muriqui (46′), G. Bissoli for P. Guerrero (62′), W. Pottker for Lucas Silva (81′) and Mateus Sarara for Jean Cleber (82′).

Top player: Paolo Guerrero

Probably the most impressive player in Avaí was Paolo Guerrero.

His rating is (7.0) with 6 passes (83% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 4.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 62′.

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