Barcelona’s Anyar Midfielder scores Brazil’s victory over Ecuador
Brazil’s 2-0 win over Ecuador in South America’s 2018 World Cup qualifying match at Arena do Gremio Stadium, Porto Alegre, on Friday (1/9/2017). The Brazil goal was scored by Paulinho (69th minute) and Philippe Coutinho (76 ‘).
This is the first time for Paulinho since moving to Barcelona in the summer transfer market in 2017.
Brazil does appear to be very dominating. They lead control of the ball up to 75 percent.
In terms of chances, the Samba team has 14, while Ecuador has four chances. The total operand overall between Brazil (651) and Ecuador (211) is also very lame.
Brazil have shown signs of victory since the first half. Ecuador can not even afford to do a single touch in the Brazil penalty box.
Despite locking up the visitors’ defense from the start, the new Brazilians could break the deadlock in the 69th minute. Starting from a corner of Willian, Paulinho steadily controlled the ball in the penalty box.
Newer midfielder FC Barcelona is also menghujamkan hard kick from close range. That is, Paulinho carved out four of Brazil’s last five goals in World Cup qualifying.
Previously, Barcelona-redeemed footballer from Guangzhou Evergrande with a price of 40 million euros (about Rp 634 billion), bought three goals against Uruguay.
Just seven minutes later, the Tite forces managed to double the lead. This time, Coutinho works hand in hand with Gabriel Jesus.
Receiving the mature opera Jesus, Coutinho quietly unleashed a measured kick from inside the 12-fitting box.
2-0 score for Brazil also survive until the long whistle sounded. Raihan three points consolidate Brazil at the top of the standings with a collection of 36 points.
Neymar and his friends are 11 points ahead of nearest competitor, Colombia.
Meanwhile, Ecuador stuck in seventh with 20 points. (Septian Tambunan)
Brazil 2-0 Ecuador (Paulinho 69 ‘, Coutinho 76’)
Composition of Players
Brazil (4-3-3): 1-Alisson Becker; 2-Daniel Alves, 13-Marquinhos, 3-Joao Miranda (Thiago Silva 46 ‘), 12-Marcelo; 15-Paulinho, 5-Casemiro, 8-Renato Augusto (Philippe Coutinho 58 ‘); 19-Willian (Luan 84 ‘), 9-Gabriel Jesus, 10-Neymar
Ecuador (4-4-2): 1-Maximo Banguera; 19-Cristian Ramirez, 3-Robert Arboleda, 21-Gabriel Achilier, 4-Pedro Velasco; 5-Fernando Gaibor (Juan Cazares 73 ‘), 6-Christian Noboa, 15-Pedro Quinonez, 16-Antonio Valencia; 13-Enner Valencia (Felipe Caicedo), 9-Fidel Martinez (Marcos Caicedo 79 ‘)
Coach: Gustavo Quinteros
Referee: Mario Diaz de Vivar (Paraguay)