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Review of the 12th round and preview of 13th round of Brazilian Championship

This weekend we had the 12h round of the Brazilian Championship. Of the 10 matches, we hit only four in our predictions (sorry, but I’m coming back from the medical department). Corinthians are leading with nine points off the second position that is Flamengo. See below a summary of the main matches of the round:

Vasco 0 x 1 Flamengo

In the “millions derby”, Flamengo playing away won in a superb play against Everton Ribeiro. Unfortunately, the match was marked by violence of Vasco fans, where one of them died after the game.

Cruzeiro 3 x 1 Palmeiras

Cruzeiro are recovering their form. Thiago Neves is the main player and had another good match, where he scored a goal.

Santos 3 x 2 São Paulo

In Paulista’s derby, the first match of Sao Paulo without the manager Rogerio Ceni, Santos playing at Vila Belmiro, went three nil up, with three goals from Colombian Copete. Sao Paulo tried to react, scoring two goals, but with no time to reach one more.

See below all results of the 12th round:

Atletico GO 1 x 2 Vitoria – wrong prediction L
Vasco 0 x 1 Flamengo – wrong prediction L
Corinthians 2 x 0 Ponte Preta – correct prediction J

Chapecoense 1 x 1 Atletico PR – wrong prediction L
Cruzeiro 3 x 1 Palmeiras – correct prediction J
Grêmio 0 x 2 Avaí – wrong prediction L
Bahia 1 x 1 Fluminense – wrong prediction L
Botafogo 1 x 1 Atletico MG – correct prediction J
Santos 3 x 2 São Paulo – correct prediction J

Coritiba 0 x 3 Sport – wrong prediction L

This mid-week we will have the 13th round of the Brazilian Championship, KEEP ON EYE: Palmeiras x Corinthians (Paulistas’ derby), Atletico MG x Santos (two teams that are playing Libertadores Cup), Flamengo x Grêmio (the 2nd x the 3rd). See my predictions for all matches!

Atletico MG x Santos (Atletico MG wins)
Ponte Preta x Bahia (Ponte Preta wins)
Fluminense x Botafogo (draw)
Palmeiras x Corinthians (Palmeiras wins)
Atletico PR x Cruzeiro (Cruzeiro wins)
Vitoria x Vasco (Vitoria wins)

Flamengo x Grêmio (Grêmio wins)
Sao Paulo x Atletico GO (Sao Paulo wins)
Sport x Chapecoense (Sport wins)
Avaí x Coritiba (draw)

Next Saturday we will talk again about Brazilian football week and our predictions for the Brazilian Championship weekend round! Liked? Then follow me on Twitter @mwgremio

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