With the result, the fish goes to 50 points and occupies, momentarily, eighth position, the last one that gives place to the next Libertadores Cup
THE Santos won the Coritiba 2-0 on Saturday night, 13, at Vila Belmiro, in a match valid for the 36th round of the Brazilian championship. Marine, in the first half, and Marcos Leonardo, in the final stage, scored the goals of Peixe in the match. With the result, the team led by Cuca goes to 50 points and momentarily occupies the eighth position, the last one that gives place to the next Copa Libertadores de América. Coxa, on the other hand, remains with 28 points and ends up being demoted mathematically to Serie B, bitter his sixth downturn in history.
The Baixada Santista team started the match by going up their scoring lines, squeezing the opponent and using the right side of the attack a lot to bother Coritiba. Gradually, however, the visiting team was balancing the match, having a good chance with Hugou Moura, who demanded a beautiful defense from the Santos goalkeeper. The fish, however, woke up in the first half with Marinho, the team’s top scorer this season. The striker received from Lucas Braga, advanced free inside the area and played a cavadinha to give Santos an advantage.
In the second half, Mattheus turned Coritiba back on by dropping a bomb, making João Paulo practice great defense. Ricardo Oliveira, also in the first minutes, had his opportunity, but ended up losing. Pressured at the beginning, Santos started to cool the game, accentuating the anxiety of the opponent, who needed the victory to keep alive the hopes of staying in Serie A. Already on 37 minutes, Marcos Leonardo put a shovel in the hopes of the fan of the Coritiba, taking advantage of free kick from Jean Mota and pushing the ball to the bottom of the nets.