Santos FC recorded their fourth win in the last five matches as they managed to beat Sao Paulo 3-0 in the 11th round of Brasilero Serie A. It was a cold shower from the start of the game for Sao Paulo as Vitor Bueno scored to give hosts the lead in the first minute. Rodrigao scored in 39th minute to double the lead and Lucas Lima clinched the final score in the stoppage time.
Lucas Lima took the spotlight, not only in this game, but in the whole round as he earned the best SofaScore rating – 8.9. Along with his goal, he also created two chances in this match and recorded four shots, five tackles, distributed 12 long balls and won 12 duels. It was a great overall performance by 25 years old midfielder.
Santos’ goalkeeper Vanderlei also made it into our Team of the week with 7.9 rating. He collected five saves and two clearances in this match to help his team keep a clean sheet and win all three points.
Atletico Paranaense took the title for the best team performance in this round as they won 2-0 against Gremio. Four of their players deserved a place in SofaScore Team of the week.
Hernani was the best among them with 8.5 SofaScore rating, the second best rating of this round. He scored the first goal of the game, but also won 12 duels, had five interceptions and eight tackles. Andre Lima came just behind Hernani with 8.2 rating for his performance in this match, highlighted with a goal and an assist.
Meanwhile, Leo recorded five interceptions, six tackles, seven crosses and eight successful duels which was rewarded with 8.1 rating, while Nikao eraned 8.0 as he created three chances and won 10 duels.
It is also worth to mention Willian (8.1), who scored both goals in Cruzeiro’s 2-0 victory over Palmeiras, and Rodney Wallace, who also scored a brace as Sport Recife trashed Chapecoense 5-1.