Fortaleza beats Cuiabá and leaves the lamppost of Brasileirão

In the duel between the Z4 members of the Brasileirão determined in the first half, Fortaleza beat Cuiabá 1-0 this night (31) for the twentieth day of the match in Arena Pantanal, Mato Grosso and was in a position to breathe. a bit of extra background on the desk.

With Robson’s objective, Tricolor de Aço left the backside of Serie A in the first leg of the spherical and jumped to 18th place with 18 factors. Dourado, on the different hand, didn’t transfer and continues with 20 factors, taking seventeenth place.

It’s gone properly: Robson shares the accountability and excels

If Robson was unfortunate in his final sport when he misplaced to Fluminense in the Copa Brasil, right this moment was a unique story at the Arena Pantanal. The crew’s high scorer final yr with 15 targets was extra relaxed in assault as a result of he shared the accountability with Galhardo and was calm sufficient to play passes, win duels and lose the ball a number of instances, along with scoring just one objective in the sport.

It was unhealthy: Moses with out perform

Moses had virtually no tactical function in the sport. With Galhardo as the fundamental striker, the Ceará veteran performed on the proper facet of the pitch and managed to point out little as the performs largely began on the reverse facet, with Romarinho primarily in the shadows.

Cuiabá barely passes via midfield

Alesson, from Cuiabá, discusses the provide from Brasileirão with Juninho Capixaba, from Fortaleza.

Image: Gil Gomes/AGIF

Dourado managed to create some probabilities with Rodriguinho and Kelvin Osorio, however the pair had difficulties to hold out the scheme established by Vojvoda, the place the assault was all the time neutralized by Lucas Sasha and Ronald at the first alternative or Benevenuto and Titi at the final. Whenever crucial, he switched to a 4-4-2 or 4-2-4 formation. Clear alternatives started to appear solely with the introduction of Valdivia, in the second stage, as he managed to extend the pace of the assault and enter the defensive sector of the opponent.

Fortaleza opens the scoring and retains the ball

By alternating between two and 4 gamers in assault, the crew managed to supply a barely extra convincing response in the first leg of the spherical. With the pair of Robson and Galhardo in assault and the performs ranging from the left wing, given the fragility of the space João Lucas and Alesson, the crew had peace in the creation sector. After opening the scoring, Leão do Pici tried to carry the ball and attempt to cease Cuiabá’s counterattacks.

The finish of the invincible at dwelling

Cuiabá and Fortaleza players in Arena Pantanal - Gil Gomes/AGIF - Gil Gomes/AGIF

Players from Cuiabá and Fortaleza in Arena Pantanal

Image: Gil Gomes/AGIF

After 5 video games at dwelling, it was the first defeat of the Mato Grosso crew, for the Brazilians. Adding two wins and three attracts, Cuiabá’s final defeat was in opposition to Athletico-PR at the Pantanal Arena, 1-0, for Matchday 8 of the Brasileirão on 29 May.


After a number of makes an attempt by each groups, Fortaleza’s Robson opened the scoring at the twenty fourth minute of the first interval. Cuiabá responded in the twenty seventh minute with a supply from Gabriel Pirani, however to no avail. Three minutes later, Robson returned to threaten Walter’s objective with a shot from outdoors the field and Rodriguinho, Dourado, tried a header quickly after.

Cuiabá player Joaquim discusses the offer with Fortaleza player Robson - Gil Gomes/AGIF - Gil Gomes/AGIF

Player Joaquim from Cuiabá discusses the provide with participant Robson from Fortaleza

Image: Gil Gomes/AGIF

Back in the second part, Cuiabá got here out extra for the sport and Fortaleza fought again. Rodriguinho hit exhausting from midway and Fernando Miguel went in calmly after 3′; In the tenth minute, Osorio tried together with his left leg and the ball went via the tricolor objective. Valdivia, who got here in for Osorio, had his first likelihood at 11′ in the aerial disputes gained by Benevenuto and shortly after that at 18′ he despatched it from outdoors the space and the spherical got here near the publish.

Clashes to return

Next Sunday (7) Dourado will return to the subject to face Fluminense, for the twenty first day of the Brasileirão, at 16:00. Leão do Pici’s match is a bit of later, at 18:00 of the identical day, in opposition to Internacional.


Competition: Brasileirão Serie A twentieth day
Date: Sunday, July 31, 2022
Hour: 18:00 (from Brazil)
Place: Arena Pantanal (MT)
Judge: Paulo Cesar Zanovelli
Helpers: Guilherme Dias Camilo and Leonardo Henrique Pereira
targets: Robson (FOR), 24′ of the 1st T
Yellow playing cards: João Lucas, Igor Cariús (CUI); Thiago Galhardo, Fernando Miguel, Romarinho (FOR)

CUIABA: Walter, João Lucas (Daniel Guedes), Joaquim, Marllon, Igor Cariús, Camilo, Pepê, Alesson (André Luís), Gabriel Pirani, Osorio (Valdivia) and Rodriguinho. Coach: Antonio Oliveira.

STRENGTH: Fernando Miguel, Brítez, Marcelo Benevenuto, Titi, Juninho Capixaba, Lucas Sasha, Ronald, Thiago Galhardo (Matheus Vargas), Romarinho (Otero), Moisés and Robson (Silvio Romero). Coach: Juan Vojvoda.

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