With Felipão present at the Arena da Baixada, Athletico defeated Ceará 1-0 on Saturday night, for the Brazilian. The goal of Hurricane’s second victory in the competition was scored by Abner. The result puts the team from Paraná in 11th position, with six points. Vozão, in turn, is in 16th place, with three. Now the teams focus on the Copa do Brasil dispute. Athletico duels against Tocantinópolis, while Ceará takes Tombense.
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The first opportunity of the game was with Terans, at five minutes. The midfielder received in the middle, found space, hit the goal and João Ricardo made a good save. Shirt 80 made another move soon after; this time, he crossed in the area and Cirino sent it out.
Later, on the counterattack, Mendoza gave a good pass to Lima, who came out in front of the goalkeeper, but sent it over. The answer came with Vitinho kicking from outside the area and another intervention by João Ricardo.
Ceará had a good arrival with Gabriel Lacerda, heading. The Hurricane reappeared after a pass by Terans and a submission by Vitinho, defended by João Ricardo.
At three minutes, Matheus Fernandes received, crossed in the area and Abner Vinicius took the opportunity to open the scoring. Then, after consulting the video, Vuaden scored a penalty by Gabriel Lacerda on Vitor Roque. In the collection, Terans stopped in João Ricardo.
In the end, Ceará went all out for the attack, but they didn’t get the equalizing goal. Lima had two opportunities to score, one of them being a header, but he sent it out.
DEPARTURE DATA SHEET
Athletico 1×0 Ceará
Location: Arena da Baixada, Curitiba-PR
Date/time: 05/07/2022 – 20:30 (from Brasilia)
Referee: Leandro Pedro Vuaden (RS)
Assistants: Jorge Eduardo Bernardi (RS) and Jose Eduardo Calza (RS)
Fourth referee: José Mendonça da Silva Junior (PR)
VAR: Daiane Caroline Muniz dos Santos (Fifa-SP)
Yellow cards: Pedro Henrique, Bento, Vitor Roque, Hugo Moura, Vitinho (Athletico), João Ricardo, Bruno Pacheco, Rodrigo Lindoso (Ceará)
GOALS: Abner (3’/2T) (1-0)
Athletico Paranaense – Coach: Wesley Carvalho
Benedict; Erick, Matheus Felipe, Pedro Henrique and Abner; Hugo Moura (Khellven 36’/2T), Bryan García (Matheus Fernandes – halftime) and David Terans (Léo Cittadini 24’/2T); Canobbio, Vitinho (Cuello 36’/2T) and Cirino (Vitor Roque 39’/1T).
Ceará – Coach: Dorival Junior
João Ricardo; Michel (Nino Paraíba 37’/2T), Gabriel Lacerda, Lucas Ribeiro and Bruno Pacheco (Zé Roberto 37’/2T); Richard (Erick 39’/1T), Geovane (Victor Luis 20’/2T) and Rodrigo Lindoso; Lima, Mendoza (Dentinho 20’/2T) and Vina.