As a leader of the Campeonato Catarinense and preparing for his return to the elite division of the Brazilian Championship, Avaí receives Brazil from Pelotas, threatened with relegation in the Campeonato Gaúcho, on Thursday, March 7, in a confrontation for the second phase of the Brazil Cup in its season 2019. At the Ressacada stadium, in Florianópolis, the match is scheduled to start at 19:15 (Brasília time).At this stage, the 40 survivors of the 80 who started the first stage will be reduced to 20. The format establishes the definition in single game, but it promotes a change from the initial phase, in which the draw benefited the visitor. This time, if there is no winner, the definition is made through penalties.The CBF (Brazilian Football Confederation), which organizes the tournament, marked for Friday, March 8, the draw that will define the pairing of the third phase, the first to be played in the round-trip system.


Avaí began February 3 to 0 in the classic with the Criciúma and since then no more lost. He coached an undefeated series that reached seven games (six wins and a draw) with a new 3 to 0, this time over Joinville, also in the respawn, marked on Sunday, March 3, by the eleventh round of the Championship qualifying round Catarinense.He reached the plateau of 23 points (seven wins, two draws and two losses) leaving Figueirense, who has 22 and one game behind, and Chapecoense, third placed with 21. The first four advance to the next phase. In this case, the comparison is with Brusque, fifth placed, who has seven points less.Of the series invicta, one of the games was the one of debut in the Glass of Brazil. Avaí played away from home against Real Desportivo Ariquemes, from Rondônia, and thrashed by 4 to 1 advancing without major problems.

Brazil de Pelotas

The Brazil of Pelotas needed nine matches to get their first win in the 2019 season. After five draws and three defeats, he struck on February 26 for the eighth round of the Gaucho Championship, by 3 to 1.It was enough to leave the relegation zone of the tournament. He reached seven points (one win, four draws and three losses). The threat of downfall for the Second Division of Gauchão, however, has not yet been removed. The Avenida, eleventh – penultimate – placed and first in the sticking zone has only one point less.The generous regulation of the Campeonato Gaúcho, which leads eight of its 12 contenders for the title race, also allows for bigger ambitions for Brazil. The team continues with chances of classification. The difference for New Hamburg, eighth place and last in the elite block, is four points. Three days left for the end of the stage.The classification of the team of Pelotas for the second phase of the Brazil Cup was won thanks to the advantage of the tie conceded in the first stage to the team that acted as a visitor. Brazil, against Tubarão, of Santa Catarina, started the equality without goals.

History of the bouts between Avaí vs Brasil de Pelotas

The most recent matches involving the teams took place in the 2018 edition of the Brazilian Serie B Championship. There was a draw in both Santa Catarina (2 to 2) and Rio Grande do Sul (1 to 1).

Football Prediction of the Day Avaí vs Brasil de Pelotas

Avaí is clearly in preparation stage more advancing in the season and having the opportunity to play in their domains has the prognosis in their victory as the best option for this Thursday’s showdown against Brazil by Pelotas for the second phase of the Brazilian Cup version 2019.

Bet Tips: Avaí

Odds: 1.52

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