Bahia beats Juventude and continues to fight for the lead

Bahia beats Juventude and continues to fight for the lead

Tricolor de Aço made the most of its home advantage and achieved a great result to remain in the G-4

This Thursday (4), the Bahia received, in Arena Fonte NovaO Youth for the 14th round of the Brazilian Championship 2024. Tricolor de Aço made the most of its home advantage and achieved a great result to remain in the G-4.

At the beginning of the game, however, the green and white team was more incisive. Just two minutes in, a corner kick was left for Erick who, under the crossbar, missed the ball. Ju had another chance in a counterattack that culminated in a low finish by Gilberto for safe defense of Marcos Felipe.

In the final stretch of the half, Bahia, which already dominated possession of the ball, began to play more forward and had two similar chances with Everaldo entered from the left and hit on top of Gabriel. Tricolor continued to press and the goal only didn’t come by chance.

Juventude were not so lucky in the second half, when, in the 12th minute, Thaciano received a sugary pass from Everton Ribeiro and placed it in the corner of the green and white goal. Nine minutes later, Caulyfrom the half-moon, extended the lead with a low shot.

Already down, Juventude showed little in response, and Bahia arrived with good chances to score the third. End of the game, 2×0. Check out some data from the match:

  • Ball possession: Bahia 54.7% x 45.3% Juventude
  • Finalizations (correct): Bahia 20 (9); Juventude 10 (2)
  • Fouls committed: Bahia 15 x 9 Juventude
  • Successful passes (%): Bahia 478 (92.6%); Juventude 331 (89.7%)

With the triumph, Bahia continues in the hunt for the leader Flamengo and begins to consolidate itself as a candidate for the cup. Juventude, on the other hand, remains in 13th position.

In the next round, Bahia goes to São Paulo for a direct confrontation against the Palm trees. Youth returns to Caxias do Sul and prepares for the classic against Guild.

Source: sportbuzz

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