Juventude 1-1 Fortaleza: Honours even at Alfredo Jaconi

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On Monday, Juve and Fortaleza played out a 1-1 draw at Alfredo Jaconi. Both teams arrived at the match with previous defeats in the league. Juve arrived at the match looking to pick up more points after losing 2-1 to Palmeiras in their last fixture whilst Fortaleza had lost their previous match against Fluminense. Juve are 20th with 19 points from 27 matches, while Fortaleza sit in 14th, with 31 points from 27.

Fortaleza dominated the first half, when Paulo Miranda gave them the lead just before half-time, saw out the first half 1-0.

Juve took the lead in the second half, when Vitor Gabriel found the net, 78 minutes in, to level the score at 1-1.

Substitutions for Juve included Bruno Nazario, Elton, Ruan Pereira Duarte, Vitor Gabriel and Chico for Jean Irmer, Paulo Miranda, Oscar Ruiz, Felipe Pires and Jadson, respectively. Fortaleza replaced Ronald, Lucas Lima, Silvio Romero, Pedro Rocha and Tinga with Lucas Sasha, Moises Vieira da Veiga, Robson, Thiago Galhardo and Caio Alexandre.

There were bookings for Paulo Miranda and Vitor Mendes from Juve. For Fortaleza, Lucas Sasha, Robson and Jose Welison saw yellow.

Juve will play their next fixture away against Fluminense, while Fortaleza will face Flamengo at home.

Technical card:
Juventude:Jose Guilherme Guidolin Pegorari, Paulo Miranda (Elton, min.46), Nogueira, Vitor Mendes, Rodrigo, Jadson (Chico, min.74), Jean Irmer (Bruno Nazario, min.46), Capixaba, Oscar Ruiz (Ruan Pereira Duarte, min.66), Isidro Pitta and Felipe Pires (Vitor Gabriel, min.73)
Fortaleza EC:Marcelo Boeck, Emanuel Britez, Titi, Marcelo Benevenuto, Juninho Capixaba, Jose Welison, Caio Alexandre (Tinga, min.90), Lucas Sasha (Ronald, min.70), Moises Vieira da Veiga (Lucas Lima, min.70), Robson (Silvio Romero, min.83) and Thiago Galhardo (Pedro Rocha, min.89)
Stadium:Alfredo Jaconi
Goals:Paulo Miranda (0-1, min. 44) and Vitor Gabriel (1-1, min. 78)