Bragantino 4-2 Coritiba: Visitors overpowered in heavy loss

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Red Bull Bragantino snatched all three points from Coritiba in a 4-2 victory on Thursday, at Stadium Nabi Abi Chedid (nabizao). Bragantino arrived with the intention of increasing their league score after a 1-1 draw against Cuiaba. Coritiba were beaten 2-0 in the previous match against Palmeiras. Following today’s result, Bragantino and Coritiba currently occupy 8th and 11th spots in the league, with 17 points and 15 points respectively after 12 matches.

Bragantino started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, when Hyoran found the net after only 7 minutes. Bragantino looked to have the match under control when they scored again and increased their lead, thanks to a goal from Artur at the 34 minute mark to establish a 2-0. However they weren’t finished yet and Hyoran made it 3-0 at the 36 minute mark, which saw the first half end 3-0.

Coritiba started the second half with an intensified spirit, when Igor Paixao found the net, 51 minutes in. However, Bragantino increased their lead with a Natan goal, at 75 minutes to make it 4-1. Coritiba in turn, then responded just before the final whistle increasing their lead with an effort from Adrian Martinez. The final result, Bragantino 4, Coritiba 2.

Substitutions for Bragantino included Jadsom, Jan Hurtado, Bruno Tubarao, Ramires and Praxedes for Raul, Ytalo, Marcos Vinicios, Hyoran and Artur, repectively. Coritiba replaced Regis, Fabricio Daniel, Neilton, Bernardo Marcos Lemes and Robinho for Robinho, Alef Manga, Igor Paixao, Adrian Martinez and Biel.

There were bookings for Leo Ortiz and Jadsom from Bragantino, and Matias Galarza, for Coritiba.

Bragantino will next play Santos FC away, with Coritiba facing Athletico Paranaense at home.

Technical card:
Red Bull Bragantino:Cleiton, Jose Hurtado, Leo Ortiz, Natan, Luan Candido, Artur (Praxedes, min.85), Hyoran (Ramires, min.72), Lucas Evangelista, Raul (Jadsom, min.60), Marcos Vinicios (Bruno Tubarao, min.72) and Ytalo (Jan Hurtado, min.60)
Coritiba:Alex Muralha, Natanael, Guillermo De los Santos, Luciano Castan, Diego Porfirio da Silva, Neilton (Igor Paixao, min.46), Regis (Robinho, min.46), Bernardo Marcos Lemes (Adrian Martinez, min.47), Matias Galarza, Fabricio Daniel (Alef Manga, min.46) and Clayton Fernandes Silva
Stadium:Stadium Nabi Abi Chedid (nabizao)
Goals:Hyoran (1-0, min. 7), Artur (2-0, min. 34), Hyoran (3-0, min. 36), Igor Paixao (3-1, min. 51), Natan (4-1, min. 75) and Adrian Martinez (4-2, min. 90)