After Beltrão's withdrawal, PSTC Procopense can guarantee first place
After a good away win over Paranavaí last Tuesday, the PSTC Procopense he is now the leader of the competition with 17 points, one more than the ACP vice leader who comes close behind with 16 points. In the last match, the PSTC went to the field with a very weak team, but even so beat Paranavaí who was the leader of theSecond Paranaense.
With the withdrawal of Francisco Beltrão, who was already relegated, the PSTC will have time off in this 8th round. According to Art. 26 of the competition rules, the teams that played against Tricolor do Sudoeste will lose their points.
Art. 26 - Once the CHAMPIONSHIP has started, if a CLUB leaves the competition or suffers elimination of the CHAMPIONSHIP by court order or administrative act, its games, in the phase in which the abandonment or elimination occurs, will be annulled, and the results and points will be disregarded. obtained, prevailing only the disciplinary effects.
For this reason, the team of Cornélio Procópio will keep an eye on the confrontation of Paranavaí, because if Vermelinho loses this Sunday (26), the PSTC already guarantees the first place of the 1st phase with a round in advance. The PSTC does not score in this round, but in the last one it still plays against Andraus, and the ACP would have Francisco Beltrão, a game that will not be played either.
Even if Paranavaí wins Pato Branco, going to 19 points, PSTC Procopense will depend only on you in the last round to guarantee the first position, which gives you the advantage of the game back home, in the second phase, knockout .
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