Paranaense 2-0 Juve: Comfortable home success for Paranaense

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Athletico Paranaense beat Juventude with a 2-0 victory on Sunday at Arena da Baixada. Both Paranaense and Juve came from defeats in their previous league games. Paranaense were hoping to get something from this game after losing 2-0 to Santos FC in their previous fixture, while Juve had lost their previous match against Fluminense. Paranaense are currently 6th with 47 points from 29 matches, while Juve sit in 20th, with 19 points from 29.

Paranaense started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, when Vitinho found the net in the 20th minute, to take a 1-0 lead into half time.

Paranaense continued to pile on the pressure in the second period and were rewarded, when Fernandinho found the net on the 69 minute mark, leaving the final score at 2-0.

Substitutions for Paranaense included Pablo Felipe, Christian, Tomas Cuello, Hugo Moura and Romulo for Vitor Roque, David Terans, Agustin Canobbio, Fernandinho and Vitinho, respectively. Juve replaced Rafael Rech, Rodrigo, Gabriel Tota, Jadson and Elton for Vitor Gabriel, Paulo Henrique, Chico, Felipe Pires and Jean Irmer.

There were bookings for Vitor Roque, Agustin Canobbio and Pedro Henrique from Paranaense. For Juve, Gabriel Tota, Elton, Jose Guilherme Guidolin Pegorari, Vitor Mendes and Felipe Pires saw yellow.

Juve and Paranaense will next play at home to Corinthians and Fortaleza EC respectively.

Technical card:
Athletico Paranaense:Bento, Luis Orejuela, Thiago Heleno, Nicolas Hernandez, Pedrinho, Agustin Canobbio (Tomas Cuello, min.79), David Terans (Christian, min.79), Erick, Fernandinho (Hugo Moura, min.84), Vitinho (Romulo, min.84), Vitor Roque (Pablo Felipe, min.46) and Pedro Henrique
Juventude:Jose Guilherme Guidolin Pegorari, Thalisson Da Silva, Rodrigo (Paulo Henrique, min.76), Vitor Mendes, Rafael Rech (Vitor Gabriel, min.67), Jadson (Felipe Pires, min.82), Elton (Jean Irmer, min.83), Capixaba, Isidro Pitta, Guilherme Parede and Gabriel Tota (Chico, min.76)
Stadium:Arena da Baixada
Goals:Vitinho (1-0, min. 20) and Fernandinho (2-0, min. 69)