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Copa do Brasil Review: Palmerias advance, Corinthians survive scare

7 August 2014 05:08

Palmeiras secured a berth in the round of 16 of the Copa do Brasil on Wednesday, while Corinthians suffered a scare at Bahia.

Pablo Mouche struck the winner for Palmeiras in Sao Paulo, finishing from the edge of the area with 15 minutes remaining to give the home side a 1-0 win over Avai, ensuring they advanced 3-0 on aggregate.

After an open start to the match, Palmeiras gradually gained control of the contest.

The hosts' best chance of the first half went the way of Leandro but the 21-year-old striker blazed a volley over the bar in the 29th minute after being left unmarked at the back post.

Ricardo Gareca's home side opened up their second-tier opposition on a number of occasions in the second half with Leandro and Felipe Menezes failing to convert one-on-one opportunities.

But in the 75th minute, Mouche cracked a half-volley inside the far post to give Palmeiras victory, after Avai had failed to clear a long throw into their penalty area.

In Bahia, Corinthians lost 1-0 but progressed 3-1 on aggregate.

An own goal from Guilherme Andrade in the 33rd minute gave Bahia some hope of overturning their three-goal deficit from the first leg in Sao Paulo.

But the club sitting second from bottom in the Brazilian Serie A was unable to score again after half-time, as Corinthians - fourth in the top tier - advanced.

In first leg results, a double from Cicero saw Fluminense win 3-0 at America RN, while Santa Rita prevailed 3-2 at home against Santa Cruz.

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1 - 0

Avaí

W W L L D
Competition
Copa do Brasil
Date
7 August 2014
Kick-off
00:30
Half-time
0 - 0
Full-time
1 - 0
On aggregate
3 - 0

Goals

P. Mouche 75'  
1 - 0

Lineups

Substitutes

Tuesday 2 June

18:31
17:59
17:54
17:38
16:58
16:50
16:14
16:03
15:20
14:41
14:40
14:23
14:04
13:55
13:43
13:16
13:00
12:40
12:24
11:37
11:23
10:56
10:06
09:26
07:39
06:30
06:12
05:42
05:08
04:43
04:32
03:48
03:25
02:34
01:42
01:04
00:11

Monday 1 June

21:51
20:29
19:24
19:18
19:18
18:25
18:11
17:52
17:38
17:31
16:54
15:06
15:00
14:00
13:59
13:31
13:00
12:13
12:09
11:18
10:50
10:44
10:31
10:02
09:27
08:49
07:52
07:40
07:22
06:33
06:22
05:48
04:59
04:59
03:56
03:39
03:17
03:10
02:25
01:12
00:41
00:35

Sunday 31 May

23:51
23:11
22:59
20:15
19:13
18:17
17:46
17:44
17:32
17:28
16:28
16:16
15:39
14:40
14:37
13:55
13:30
13:12
13:00
12:03
11:03
10:10
10:05
09:19
06:57
05:30
03:40
03:37
02:32
01:48
00:10
00:06
00:02

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