The start of the clash between Tombense and Botafogo-PR on Thursday 28 February will be marked by the second phase of the Brazilian Cup in its 2019 season. The match will be held at Antônio Guimarães de Almeida Stadium , in Tombos, Minas Gerais.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.
Three wins, three draws and three losses. This is the summary of Tombense’s performance in the 2019 season. The most recent result was a 2-0 home victory against Caldense on Saturday, February 23, which was part of the eighth round of the Championship qualifying round Miner.With nine points (two wins, three draws and three losses), the Tombos team occupies the seventh position in the table of classification of the state tournament. Enough to secure a place in the playoffs that define the champion.Going beyond the first phase is not a difficult task. Two thirds of the contestants advance. The Tombense has front of three points in comparison with URT, ninth placed, and first team outside the zone of classification.In the Brazil Cup, his debut match was against Sport. The rubro-negro of Pernambuco was dispatched with an incontestable 3 to 0.
The Paraiba team has three battle fronts early this year. In addition to the state tournament and the Brazilian Cup, also contests the Northeast Cup. In this way, he has played 12 games since the beginning of January. He collected nine wins, drew twice and only left the field defeated in an opportunity.In the Brazil Cup, he also made his debut as a visitor against the worker from Mato Grosso do Sul. It was not a problem. 4 – 1 was the score.In the Championship Paraibano, presents the best campaign of the qualifying phase in the comparison between the ten teams that participate. With 18 points (six wins and one defeat) he leads the group A. He has five points ahead of Sousa, runner-up.When it is considered the margin of advantage in comparison with Nacional de Patos, the third place, once the first two advance to the semifinals, their situation is even more quiet. The front is nine points.The priority of the club, however, is the Northeast Cup. In the regional tournament, the botafoguenses are with eight points (two wins and two draws). They divide the leadership of group B with Ceará and CSA, although they are in third place when the tiebreaker criteria are used.The competition takes the top four to the knockout stage. In the comparison with Bahia, fifth place, first team outside the classification block, Botafogo’s advantage is two points.
History of matches vs Tombense vs Botafogo-PB
This will be the first match involving the teams.
Football Prediction of the Day Tombense vs Botafogo-PB
Although the Tombense has produced an expressive result against Sport, the team of the Second Division of the Brazilian Championship, the standard of game that Botafogo-PB has demonstrated at the beginning of the season makes the prognosis in the success of the visitors the best option of hunch for Thursday’s showdown for the second round of the Brazilian Cup.
Bet Tips: Botafogo-PB win