With ten players hanging, CSA faces Vitória

CSA will face Vitória this Tuesday at 19h15, at the Rei Pelé stadium, in Maceió (AL), in a match valid for the 31st round of the Brasileirão – Série B. With the defeat against Juventude, last Friday, the team is in sixth position on the leaderboard, with 45 points. CSA has ten players hanging with two yellow cards.

Right out of the game this Tuesday at Rei Pelé is goalkeeper Matheus Mendes, who tested positive for Covid-19. Thiago Rodrigues will continue among the starters. CSA reaches the final stretch of Serie B and has eight games to try to access. In the first round the team from Alagoas scored 17 points.

If you repeat the final sequence on the return, Azulão will add 62 points and have a 98.4% chance of returning to Serie A. This is the projection of the mathematics department at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG).

In the first round, CSA beat Vitória, Figueirense, Paraná, Botafogo-SP and Náutico, drew with Brasil de Pelotas and Avaí and lost only to Sampaio Corrêa.

Of these eight opponents in the final stretch, six are concerned with relegation and only two are still thinking about access – Avaí (44 points) and Sampaio (45). Read more

In UFMG’s assessment, the CSA today has a 28% chance of rising. The team has 45 points, is in sixth place and is four from Juventude – the fourth.

Vitória lost to the West by 2-1, last Friday. For the game against CSA, a return is confirmed: that of defender and captain Wallace, who served a suspension against the West. Two absences are certain: midfielder Matheus Frizzo, with three yellow cards, and defender Mateus Moraes, sent off in the game in Barueri. Vitória is in 15th position, with 36 points.