Botafogo is tied with Ceará and maintains a negative phase in the season

Botafogo and Ceará met at the Nilton Santos Stadium in the twenty first spherical of the Brazilian championship and ended in a 1-1 draw. Goals have been scored by Víctor Cuesta and Mendoza.

With this, Bota maintains a negative second in the season. This is as a result of in the final seven video games there have been 5 defeats, one draw and one win, in opposition to Athletico-PR, on July 23.

The outcome signifies that the workforce from Rio de Janeiro reaches 25 factors and stays in the center of the desk, in twelfth place. The guests have the identical outcome and are in 14th place in the nationwide championship.

In the subsequent spherical, Bota will host Atlético-GO on August 13, additionally for Brasileirão. Ceará performs midweek, the tenth, in opposition to São Paulo, in a match thought of Copa Sudamericana.

Who made it: Mendoza

The offensive midfielder scored Ceará’s solely aim of the match proper at the starting of the second half and was the most heated of the guests all through the match. In the finish, he was near scoring once more, however missed.

Who was unhealthy: Guilherme Castilho

The Ceará midfielder wasted a golden alternative, even in the first half. With no keeper, he tackled Mendoza’s rebound and kicked it out, though there was nobody in entrance. Guilherme additionally didn’t do effectively in constructing the guests’ recreation.

The look of Botafogo

The workforce led by Luís Castro had a good first half, making the most of the possibilities they’d at the begin and making it tough for Ceará to construct the recreation. However, the workforce misplaced high quality in the second half and Vozão took over in midfield.

Ceará’s efficiency

The workforce led by Marquinhos Santos had a weak first half, however in the second half they modified the means they performed, filling the areas higher and attacking from the proper aspect of the pitch. This caused a tie.

historical past of the recreation

The match began very full of life and after eight minutes of the first half the hosts took the lead. Lucas Fernandes crossed and Víctor Cuesta deflected the ball previous goalkeeper João Carlos, who might do nothing.

Despite the benefit on the scoreboard, Botafogo remained intense. However, there was no alternative to conclude. Ceará, on the different hand, tried to seek out some area in the stable defensive system of the residence workforce.

Ceará’s finest probability in the thirty third minute. Vázquez handed and noticed Mendoza dodge again sufficient to thwart Guilherme Castillo, who despatched the ball in regardless of keeper Fogão being offside.

The company equalized two minutes into the second half. Mendoza took a cross in area, adopted by a nook and scored into an empty web, leaving every part at the Nilton Santos Stadium as earlier than.

In the final a part of the recreation, Ceará had good possibilities to show issues round, however the workforce made errors in passing and additionally noticed the Botafogo goalkeeper make a good save.


Competition: twenty first spherical of the Brazilian Championship
Date: 06/08/2022
Time: 16:30 (from Brasilia)
Place: Nilton Santos Stadium, Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Judge: Raphael Claus (SP)
Helpers: Danilo Ricardo Simon Manis (SP) and Alex Ang Ribeiro (SP)
VAR: Vinicius Furlan (SP)
Yellow playing cards: Lucas Fernandes, Jeffino and Saravia (Botafogo); Luiz Otávio, Zé Roberto, Messias and Michel (Ceará)
targets: Víctor Cuesta in 8 minutes of the first half and Mendoza in two minutes of the second half
Botafogo: Catito Fernandez; Saravia, Philipe Sampaio, Víctor Cuesta and Daniel Borges; Tchê Tchê, Lucas Fernandes and Eduardo; Luis Henrique (Vinicius Lopes), Erison (Matheus Nascimento) and Jeffinho. Coach: Luis Castro
Ceará: João Ricardo; Nino Paraíba (Michel), Messias, Luiz Otávio and Victor Luis; Richard Coelho, Guilherme Castilho (Fernando Sobral), Lima (Erick), Vina and Mendoza; Vasquez (Cléber (Zé Roberto)). Coach: Marquinhos Santos

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