Bragantino 1 – Flamengo 0: Visitors unable to get win at Stadium Nabi Abi Chedid (nabizao)

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Red Bull Bragantino beated Flamengo 1-0 on Thursday at Stadium Nabi Abi Chedid (nabizao). Bragantino arrived with the intention of increasing their league score following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Cuiaba in their previous game. Flamengo, on the other hand, were beaten 3-1 in the previous match against Internacional. As the table looks today, Bragantino are in 9th place, with 14 points from 10 matches, while Flamengo sit in 17th, with 12 points from 10.

Bragantino started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, when Luan Candido found the net at the 17 minute mark. They then managed to see out the first half 1-0. The second half ended with little further action at either end and goalless.

Substitutions for Bragantino included Lucas Evangelista, Jadsom, Hyoran, Renan and Kevin Lomonaco for Praxedes, Raul, Ytalo, Ramires and Helinho, repectively. Flamengo brought on Pedro, Filipe Luis, Willian Arao, Marinho and Gustavo Henrique, to replace Lazaro, Ayrton Lucas, Thiago Maia, Everton Ribeiro and Rodrigo Caio.

The referee booked six players. Helinho from Bragantino, who saw yellow cards and Luan Candido, sent off with a red, as well as for Flamengo Lazaro, Leo Pereira, Willian Arao and Gabriel Barbosa also seeing yellows.

Bragantino next face Coritiba and Flamengo are at home to Cuiaba.

Technical card:
Red Bull Bragantino:Cleiton, Aderlan, Leo Ortiz, Natan, Luan Candido, Artur, Raul (Jadsom, min.63), Praxedes (Lucas Evangelista, min.46), Ramires (Renan, min.71), Helinho (Kevin Lomonaco, min.79) and Ytalo (Hyoran, min.63)
Flamengo:Hugo Souza, Matheuzinho, Rodrigo Caio (Gustavo Henrique, min.84), Leo Pereira, Ayrton Lucas (Filipe Luis, min.74), Vitinho, Everton Ribeiro (Marinho, min.84), Andreas Pereira, Thiago Maia (Willian Arao, min.74), Lazaro (Pedro, min.65) and Gabriel Barbosa
Stadium:Stadium Nabi Abi Chedid (nabizao)
Goals:Luan Candido (1-0, min. 17)