Avaí

Avaí

9th in Brazilian Serie B
Former Inter and Roma star Maicon signs for Brazilian side Avai Former Inter and Roma star Maicon signs for Brazilian side Avai

Brazilian club Avai have announced the signing of former Inter Milan right-back Maicon.

Brazilian player smuggles phone inside shinpads to check scores Brazilian player smuggles phone inside shinpads to check scores

Avai substitute Andre Lima decided to take drastic action in order to keep an eye on the Figueirense match by smuggling his phone into the dugout.

Brazil clubs create Liga Sul-Minas-Rio, eye Premier League structure Brazil clubs create Liga Sul-Minas-Rio, eye Premier League structure

A competition meant to be the precursor to a Brazilian Premier League was officially formed after a meeting by member clubs on Thursday.

Brazil Serie B Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Santos 17 +16 32
2 Vila Nova-GO 17 +1 28
3 América-MG 17 +7 28
4 Novorizontino 17 +2 27
5 Mirassol 17 +3 26
6 Operario PR 16 +2 26
7 Sport 15 +4 25
8 Goiás 16 +7 24
9 Avaí 17 +1 24
10 Ponte Preta 17 +1 23
11 Paysandu 16 +3 23
12 CRB 15 +3 22
13 Ceará 16 +2 22
14 Coritiba 17 -2 20
15 Amazonas 16 -3 20
16 Chapecoense 17 -2 19
17 Botafogo SP 16 -7 18
18 Brusque 16 -8 15
19 Ituano 17 -16 12
20 Guarani 16 -14 7
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
11 Maurício Garce.. 3 15 0
7 Hygor 2 9 0
3 Tiago 1 15 1

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
63 Marcos Viniciu.. 3 15 0
3 Tiago 1 15 1
8 Giovanni Picco.. 1 15 0