Rio Branco is defeated at home by the PSTC
O White River faced on Sunday afternoon (20) the PSTC at Fernando Charbub Farah Stadium and was defeated 1-0, Afonso scored from the penalty spot the only goal of the match, at 30 ′ in the 2nd half. Result that leaves Leão da Estradinha in eighth place with 11 points, PSTC is now the sixth with 12 points. The match was valid for the 10th round of the Paranaense Championship and started at 4pm.
In the next round, Rio Branco will face FC Cascavel away from home at Estádio do ABC, Sunday (27th), at 4 pm, in Foz do Iguaçu. PSTC receives Paraná at the Ubirajara Medeiros Stadium in Cornélio Procópio at the same time.
Missed chances and no goal
The visiting team took the first steps and in the first minute of the game scared Afonso by risking from outside the area, Rio Branco's response came quickly, Oberdan finished first using the ball and Luke made a great defense. Soon after, Leão da Estradinha lost another chance with Paulo Henrique kicking from outside the area, again goalkeeper Lucas saved.
On the other side, the PSTC also pressed and Fauver had a good chance after the wrong exit of goalkeeper Edvaldo, but the midfielder did not take advantage. PSTC blitz in the Leão area, the ball fell to Afonso who kicked over the back. As the minutes passed, Rio Branco managed to stifle the offensive moves of the opponent, who had greater possession of the ball but did not hit the last pass. With the fall of the PSTC pace, Leão da Estradinha managed to create good chances but like the opponent, he had difficulty to hit the last pass and reach the opponent's area.
Rio Branco had a great opportunity to balance the net at 36 ′, a table between Paulo Henrique and Diogo, who finished from outside the box and almost hit the angle of goalkeeper Lucas. The PSTC responded and also had two chances to score, mindful of goalkeeper Edvaldo defending the submissions and avoiding the opponent's goal. The home team lost another chance to score at 43 ′, Henrique escaped from Caxambú, and kicked into the goal, free, the ball hit Roberto, who inadvertently avoided his team's goal.
Afonso, from penalty spot, guarantees PSTC victory
At the start of the match, Rio Branco had more attitude and created good chances, the main one left the feet of Diogo, who escaped the mark and stopped at the goalkeeper Lucas'. Another attack from Rio Branco, this time with Oberdan who shot from a distance and Lucas defended with his fingertips. More attacking move from Leão, Henrique tried to surprise and again Lucas defended. Gradually the PSTC managed to balance the game and created good chances, one of them with Caxambu, completing a cross in the area, stopping in the hands of goalkeeper Edvaldo.
The Lion responded in kind, foul in the area and Rodrigo Jesus headed outside. Rio Branco continued to explore aerial moves and almost scored with Marcão, deflecting a corner kick, Lucas stretched and managed to avoid the goal. Almost PSTC goal, silly Rio Branco defender and the ball was left for Baroni who did not believe in the move and Edvaldo saved. Cornélio Procópio's team continued to press and reached the goal with Afonso taking a penalty at 30 ′.
After conceding the goal, Rio Branco went for all or nothing, pressed, created but lacked calm to finish and took little danger to Lucas' goal. Leão's best chance was with Roberto kicking hard, Lucas once again defended. Shortly after, it was Rodrigo Jesus' turn to lose the chance to tie, Roberto received from Oberdan and played for the striker, who kicked out. In the final minute Roberto lost another chance to draw, after a free kick the ball was left and the midfielder kicked out and the PSTC left the field with the 3 points.
RIO BRANCO 0 X 1 PSTC PROCOPENSE
White River: Edvaldo; Lito (Marcos Bahia), Alisson, Marcão and Paulo Henrique (Douglas); Henrique, Ratinho, Oberdan and Roberto; Danilo (Diogo) and Rodrigo Jesus;
Technical: Luciano Gusso.
PSTC Procopense: Lucas; Caxambu, Spice, Tayron, Makelele and Índio; Rafael (Arthur), Fauver (Neto) and Afonso; Baroni and Jenison (Igor).
Technical: Reginaldo Vital.
Local: Fernando Charbub Farah Stadium, in Paranaguá (PR)
Date / Time: Mar 20, 2020 at 16h
Referee: Lucas Paulo Torezin
Assistants: Fabrício da Silva Martins and Rafael Dias de Melo
Public Income: 2,431 paying / 2,549 total / R $ 58,460.00
Yellow Cards: Paulo Henrique, Oberdan, Danilo Rios, Roberto (Rio Branco), Afonso, Índio (PSTC)
Goal: Afonso, at 30 ′ in the 2nd half for the PSTC
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