Ceará 0-0 Mineiro: Points shared in goal-less draw at Estadio Castelao

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Ceará were held to 0-0 draw by Mineiro down on Thursday at Estadio Castelao. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. Ceará arrived with the intention of increasing their league score following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Goiás EC in their previous game. Mineiro, on the other hand, were unable to beat Santos FC in a 1-1 draw. As it stands, Ceará and Mineiro sit 13th, (15 points) and 6th, (18 points), in the league respectively, after 12 matches.

Substitutions for Ceará included Erick, Matheus Peixoto and Ze Roberto for Stiven Mendoza, Cleber Bomfim and Richard, repectively. Mineiro brought on Ademir, Eduardo Sasha, Calebe and Eduardo Vargas, to replace Ignacio Fernandez, Keno, Rubens and Guilherme Castilho.

There were bookings for Richard and Fernando Sobral from Ceará. For Mineiro, Rubens, Junior Alonso and Calebe saw yellow.

Ceará will next travel to Cuiaba, while Mineiro will face Flamengo at home.

Technical card:
Ceará:Vinicius Machado, Nino Paraiba, Messias, Luiz Otavio, Victor Luis, Richardson, Fernando Sobral, Richard (Ze Roberto, min.70), Stiven Mendoza (Erick, min.37), Vinicius Goes and Cleber Bomfim (Matheus Peixoto, min.70)
Atl. Mineiro:Everson, Mariano, Nathan, Junior Alonso, Guilherme Arana, Keno (Eduardo Sasha, min.65), Ignacio Fernandez (Ademir, min.65), Otavio, Guilherme Castilho (Eduardo Vargas, min.85), Rubens (Calebe, min.75) and Hulk
Stadium:Estadio Castelao