In a game of expelled and wasted penalty, Nacional wins Rio Branco
National e White River faced each other this afternoon (26) in a match valid for the 5th and penultimate round of the Tournament of Death. With a goal, the NAC won an important victory to remain in the elite, since it goes to 8 points. In addition to this, the result also automatically lowers the square lantern, Prudentópolis, which has 3 points. Leão da Estradinha has 5 points, he will have to win and dry the Warrior of the North.
In the next round, the last one of the event, which takes place on Saturday (2), at 6:30 pm, Nacional faces Atlético at the Arena da Baixada and Rio Branco receives the Prude in Paranaguá.
Better NAC, take advantage
At 5 minutes, Rio Branco made the first substitution by removing Roger Guerreiro, who felt an injury, entering Oberdan. The NAC managed to develop the plays better, and at 8 ′ Paulinho took a chance. In response, a set piece for Rio Branco, Junior Goiano tried a header, but Aleks defended. At 13 ′, in a fool of the defense, Nacional took advantage and sent the post.
Better in the match, soon, the Warrior of the North found the way of the goal. In another inattention of the defensive sector of Leão, the NAC took advantage and on 19 minutes opened the scoring with Carlos Junior.
The clearest scoring opportunities were still with the hosts. At 41 ′ great defense of goalkeeper Enderson, avoiding the second goal that would be scored by Paulinho. The NAC was well placed on the field giving no space for the Lion, who made mistakes and was fortunate in his favor not to suffer more goals at the end of the first stage.
Emotions only at the end
The outlook for the second stage did not change much at least in the first 15 minutes. Rio Branco was still unable to impose itself in the game and the best actions followed with Nacional, who was also in no hurry, managing the ball.
The emotions were all for the end. After 40 minutes, Rio Branco, with a lot of confusion, had two athletes expelled, Paulo Henrique and Alex. With nine on the field, and the disadvantage on the scoreboard, there was still time for a penalty in favor of Leão da Estradinha, in the additions. However, in charging, Bruno Andrade wasted what could be the goal that would change the situation in the flight against relegation. End of conversation at Érich Georg, with the home team winning 1-0.
NATIONAL 1 X 0 WHITE RIVER
National:Aleks; Caique, German Leo, Douglas and João Victor (Fernandinho); Vitão (Bruno)Carlos Junior Thiago and Tcharlles; Paul (Luke) and Paulinho.
White River:Enderson; Brother, Junior Goiano, Kaio Oliveira and Alex; Paulo Henrique, Roger Guerreiro (Oberdan), Marquinhos and Marco Túlio (James); Bruno Andrade e Ify (Diogo).
Local:Erich Georg Municipal Stadium, in Rolândia-PR
Date / Time:Apr 26, 2015 at 16h
Referee:Rodolpho Toski Marques
Assistants:Marcos Rogério da Silva and Alessandro Rodrigues Mori
Audience / Income: 40 paying / 74 total / R $ 610.00
Yellow Cards: Caique, Aleks, German Leo (National). Paulo Henrique (Rio Branco).
Red Cards: Paulo Henrique, Alex (White River).
Goals: Carlos Junior at 19 ′ in the 1st half for Nacional.
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