Atletico Paranaense

DTotD: Fred punches opponent in the back of the head, gets sent off

https://www.youtube.com/embed/cnsv9zOWL6I Remember Fred, the scapegoat for all of Brazil’s problems at the 2014 World Cup up until Neymar was murdered by Colombia? Well, he decided to release his pent-up frustration on the back of an opponent’s head during a cup tie between Fluminense and Atletico-PR. While a teammate tied his shoe during preparations for a …

Santos’ Ricardo Oliveira somehow hits the crossbar from point-blank range

https://www.youtube.com/embed/DKbOJZIKx-w Santos’ 35-year-old striker Ricardo Oliveira is leading the Brazilian top flight in goals this season, and yet, he still managed a truly remarkable miss. In what would be a scoreless draw with Atletico Paranaense, Oliveira had one attempt saved, setting him up for a golden second chance with the keeper on the ground. And …