Avai 1-2 Bragantino: Visitors secure points with win at Estadio da Ressacada

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Avai on home loss to Red Bull Bragantino at Estadio da Ressacada on Thursday. Both Avai and Bragantino arrived at the match with previous defeats in the league. Avai were hoping to get something from this game after losing their last match 1-0 to Cuiaba. Bragantino were beaten 2-1 in their previous match against Botafogo. Avai are now in 19th place on the table and have 28 points while Bragantino sit in 13th with 44 points after 35 matches.

After an uneventful first half, Bragantino continued to pile on the pressure in the second period and were rewarded, with a goal from Artur on the 60 minute mark. Bragantino looked to have the match under control when they scored again and increased their lead, thanks to a goal from Helinho in the 68th minute to establish a 2-0. Avai in turn, then responded just before the final whistle, grabbing the lead with an effort from Kevin, seing the match finish 2-1.

Substitutions for Avai included Jean Pyerre, Pablo Dyego, Raphael Rodrigues Borges, Nathan Palafoz de Sousa and Lucas Silva for Jean Cleber, Bissoli, Eduardo Biasi, Romulo dos Santos and Renato, respectively. Bragantino brought on Jadsom, Marcos Vinicios, Jan Hurtado, Nathan Camargo dos Santos and Gabriel Novaes, to replace Raul, Carlos Eduardo, Hyoran, Lucas Evangelista and Artur.

There were bookings for Bissoli and Lucas Ventura from Avai. For Bragantino, Carlos Eduardo saw yellow.

Avai will play their next fixture away against Santos FC, while Bragantino will face America Mineiro at home.

Technical card:
Avai:Vladimir, Kevin, Raniele, Rafael Vaz, Natanael, Renato (Lucas Silva, min.78), Lucas Ventura, Jean Cleber (Jean Pyerre, min.58), Romulo dos Santos (Nathan Palafoz de Sousa, min.69), Eduardo Biasi (Raphael Rodrigues Borges, min.69) and Bissoli (Pablo Dyego, min.64)
Red Bull Bragantino:Cleiton, Aderlan, Kevin Lomonaco, Natan, Luan Candido, Artur (Gabriel Novaes, min.90), Raul (Jadsom, min.72), Lucas Evangelista (Nathan Camargo dos Santos, min.90), Carlos Eduardo (Marcos Vinicios, min.72), Hyoran (Jan Hurtado, min.77) and Helinho
Stadium:Estadio da Ressacada
Goals:Artur (0-1, min. 60), Helinho (0-2, min. 68) and Kevin (1-2, min. 90)