Santos 1 – Avai 1: Points shared with visitors at Urbano Caldeira

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On Saturday, Santos and Avai played out a 1-1 draw at Urbano Caldeira. Santos were looking to continue their good run, following a 3-2 victory against Atlético Goianense while Avai had lost their previous match against Red Bull Bragantino. Santos and Avai currently occupy 12th and 19th spots in the league, with 47 points and 29 points respectively after 36 matches.

Santos started the first half well, with an early penalty goal from Marcos Leonardo in the 5th minute. The first half ended 1-0.

Avai started the second half with renewed vigour, when Luiz Felipe found the net, at 51 minutes, to level the score at 1-1.

Substitutions for Santos included Lucas Pires, Lucas Henrique Barbosa, Luan, Sandry and Rwan for Felipe Jonatan, Lucas Braga, Bruno Felipe De Oliveira, Rodrigo Fernandez and Guilherme Camacho, respectively. Avai brought on Felipinho, Eduardo Biasi, Muriqui, Jean Cleber and Luis Eduardo Gaspar Coelho, to replace Marcinho, Bruno Silva, Vitinho, Raniele and Pablo Dyego.

The referee booked Rodrigo Fernandez, Luiz Felipe and Vinicius Zanocelo for Santos.

Santos will next travel to Botafogo, while Avai will face Ceará at home.

Technical card:
Santos FC:Joao Paulo, Madson, Luiz Felipe, Eduardo Bauermann, Felipe Jonatan (Lucas Pires, min.21), Angelo, Guilherme Camacho (Rwan, min.74), Rodrigo Fernandez (Sandry, min.59), Bruno Felipe De Oliveira (Luan, min.59), Lucas Braga (Lucas Henrique Barbosa, min.46), Marcos Leonardo and Vinicius Zanocelo
Avai:Vladimir, Thales, Felipe Silva, Wellington, Natanael, Lucas Ventura, Raniele (Jean Cleber, min.79), Bruno Silva (Eduardo Biasi, min.74), Vitinho (Muriqui, min.74), Marcinho (Felipinho, min.66) and Pablo Dyego (Luis Eduardo Gaspar Coelho, min.79)
Stadium:Urbano Caldeira
Goals:Marcos Leonardo (1-0, min. 5) and Luiz Felipe (1-1, min. 51)