Corinthians beat Athletico-PR by 1-0 last Sunday, at Arena da Baixada, for the Brazilian Championship. With the triumph, Timão won the second in a row in the championship and is sixth in the table. All of this made the chance of classification for the Libertadores 2022 increase by 12%.
According to the calculation made by Department of Mathematics at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), with the victory over the weekend, Corinthians now has 29.5% to win a spot in the Libertadores. For comparison purposes, after the victory against Ceará, last week, this number was 17.5%.
In addition to the chances of winning a place at Libertadores, the survey also calculates other possibilities within the Brasileirão. Today, Timão has a 48.9% chance of reaching the Sudamericana, while the chance of winning the eighth national championship is 0.53% and being relegated is 4.2%.
Corinthians occupies sixth place in the Brazilian Championship table, with 24 points. The team has four points less than Flamengo, the first team in the G4. Timão’s next commitment is against Grêmio, the first team in the Z4. The duel takes place on Saturday, at 9 pm, away from home.
Check the updated ranking of the Brazilian Championship
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See also all rounds and more information about the Brazilian Championship classification on the special page with the competition table.
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