Fortaleza 0-0 Mineiro: Defences on top at Estadio Castelao

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On Tuesday, Fortaleza and Mineiro played out a 0-0 draw at Estadio Castelao. Fortaleza were looking to continue their good run after winning their previous two games in the league. The most recent was against the America Mineiro away (2-1), the other to Avai at home (2-0). Mineiro were beaten 1-0 in their previous match against Flamengo. Fortaleza are now in 10th place on the table and have 45 points while Mineiro sit in 7th with 48 points after 33 matches.

Substitutions for Fortaleza included Ronald, Lucas Lima, Moises Vieira da Veiga, Romulo Otero and Silvio Romero for Jose Welison, Robson, Pedro Rocha, Lucas Crispim and Thiago Galhardo, respectively. Mineiro brought on Keno, Ignacio Fernandez, Nathan, Alan Kardec and Cristian Pavon, to replace Matias Zaracho, Rubens, Jemerson, Eduardo Sasha and Ademir.

There were bookings for Titi, Juninho Capixaba, Thiago Galhardo and Emanuel Britez from Fortaleza. For Mineiro, Jemerson and Dodo saw yellow.

Mineiro and Fortaleza will next play at home to Juventude and Coritiba respectively.

Technical card:
Fortaleza EC:Fernando Miguel, Emanuel Britez, Marcelo Benevenuto, Titi, Juninho Capixaba, Lucas Crispim (Romulo Otero, min.77), Lucas Sasha, Jose Welison (Ronald, min.46), Pedro Rocha (Moises Vieira da Veiga, min.71), Robson (Lucas Lima, min.46) and Thiago Galhardo (Silvio Romero, min.84)
Atl. Mineiro:Everson, Guga, Jemerson (Nathan, min.65), Junior Alonso, Dodo, Matias Zaracho (Keno, min.46), Rubens (Ignacio Fernandez, min.46), Allan, Jair, Ademir (Cristian Pavon, min.78) and Eduardo Sasha (Alan Kardec, min.68)
Stadium:Estadio Castelao