Bragantino 4-0 Avai: Bad day for visitors as Bragantino run riot

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Red Bull Bragantino eased past Avai in a 4-0 victory on Saturday at Stadium Nabi Abi Chedid (nabizao). With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Bragantino arrived at the match looking pick up points after losing their last match 1-0 to Botafogo while Avai were beaten 2-1 in the previous match against Cuiaba. As things stand, Bragantino are in 10th place in the table and have 21 points while Avai sit in 14th with 18 points after 16 matches.

After an uneventful first half, Bragantino applied pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Luan Candido at the 70 minute mark. Bragantino looked to have the match under control when they scored again and increased their lead, thanks to a goal from Alerrandro in the 76th minute to establish a 2-0. Bragantino looked to have the match under control when they scored again, thanks to a goal from Helinho at the 87 minute mark to establish a 3-0. However they weren’t finished yet and Praxedes made it 4-0 just before the final whistle with a final score of 4-0.

Substitutions for Bragantino included Miguel, Helinho, Jadsom, Praxedes and Gabriel Novaes for Hyoran, Marcos Vinicios, Raul, Lucas Evangelista and Alerrandro, repectively. Avai brought on Rodrigo, Marcinho, Dentinho, Vitinho and Jean Cleber for Arthur Chaves, Eduardo Biasi, William Pottker, Jean Pyerre and Raniele.

There were bookings for Leo Ortiz from Bragantino. For Avai, Raniele, Rafael Vaz and Bruno Cortez saw yellow.

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

Technical card:
Red Bull Bragantino:Cleiton, Aderlan, Natan, Leo Ortiz, Luan Candido, Artur, Lucas Evangelista (Praxedes, min.81), Hyoran (Miguel, min.38), Raul (Jadsom, min.67), Marcos Vinicios (Helinho, min.67) and Alerrandro (Gabriel Novaes, min.81)
Avai:Vladimir, Kevin, Arthur Chaves (Rodrigo, min.46), Rafael Vaz, Bruno Cortez, Bruno Silva, Raniele (Jean Cleber, min.82), Eduardo Biasi (Marcinho, min.67), Bissoli, William Pottker (Dentinho, min.74) and Jean Pyerre (Vitinho, min.74)
Stadium:Stadium Nabi Abi Chedid (nabizao)
Goals:Luan Candido (1-0, min. 70), Alerrandro (2-0, min. 76), Helinho (3-0, min. 87) and Praxedes (4-0, min. 90)