CBF announces new dates for the first 10 rounds of the Brazilian Championship

After reevaluating the Brazilian Championship calendar due to the Coronavirus pandemic, CBF unveils dates and times for the first ten rounds of the competition.
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CBF will release the full table of the first ten rounds of the Brasileirão Assaí  Serie A 2020 later today. The competition will commence on Saturday the 8th and Sunday the 9th of August.

The setup of the matches for each team was maintained, according to the Technical Council decision held on February 27 this year.

On Saturday, 8, the first Championship match will be played between Fortaleza and Athletico at 7 pm, at Arena Castelão. While on Sunday the 9th, current champion, Flamengo, debuts in the classic against Atlético-MG, at 4 pm, at Maracanã.

Other fixtures to be played on Sunday would be a match between the Serie B champion Red Bull Bragantino and Santos, at Vila Belmiro.

The CBF Competitions Directorate separated the matches of the first ten rounds, in the restructured Brasileirão table.

The Brazilian Championship is expected to come to a close February 2021, after the adjustment of the competition due to the pandemics.

The clubs agreed if necessary to play outside their cities at the time of their matches, due to sanitary restrictions of the pandemic, in a joint meeting with CBF.

As so, the changes must take place ten days between matches before the date of the each game, stated in the General Competition Regulations.

Inaugural round:

Saturday, August 8

19h – Fortaleza x Athletico – Arena Castelão

7:30 pm – Coritiba x Internacional – Couto Pereira Stadium

9:00 pm – Sport x Ceará – Retiro Island

Sunday, August 9

11h – Botafogo x Bahia – Nilton Santos Stadium

16h – Flamengo x Atlético-MG – Maracanã

16h – Santos x Red Bull Bragantino – Vila Belmiro Stadium

16h – Corinthians x Atlético-GO – Corinthians Arena

16h – Goiás x São Paulo – To be defined

19h – Grêmio x Fluminense – Arena do Grêmio

19h45 – Palmeiras x Vasco da Gama – Allianz Parque

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