Chapecoense

Chapecoense

Chapecoense air crash survivor sues club for insurance payments from accident Chapecoense air crash survivor sues club for insurance payments from accident

Chapecoense plane crash survivor Alan Ruschel has sued his former club in a Brazil court for unpaid wages and the late payment of insurance.

Chapecoense seal title with last-minute Panenka-style penalty in final game Chapecoense seal title with last-minute Panenka-style penalty in final game

Brazilian side Chapecoense sealed the second division Serie B title on goal difference on Friday after a last gasp Panenka-style penalty.

Chapecoense return to Brazil's top flight after year in second division Chapecoense return to Brazil's top flight after year in second division

Brazilian side Chapecoense, who lost most of their squad in an air crash in 2016, were promoted to the first division on Tuesday.

Chapecoense plane crash survivor Neto retires from football Chapecoense plane crash survivor Neto retires from football

One of the six survivors of the air crash that killed almost all of the Brazilian football team Chapecoense in 2016 announced his retirement Friday.

Chapecoense relegated three years on from plane crash tragedy Chapecoense relegated three years on from plane crash tragedy

Brazilian side Chapecoense have been relegated to the second division for the first time in their history, three years on from a tragic plane crash.

Chapecoense's dignified fight against relegation, in the shadow of disaster, is as admirable as their rise Chapecoense's dignified fight against relegation, in the shadow of disaster, is as admirable as their rise

Nearly three years ago, Chapecoense suffered an unthinkable tragedy. Now the club faces relegation, but they're not going down without a fight.

Chapecoense mourn death of reporter who survived plane crash Chapecoense mourn death of reporter who survived plane crash

Rafael Henzel, a radio reporter who survived the crash that killed most of the Chapecoense soccer team in 2016, died of a heart attack on Tuesday, t

Chapecoense, Brazilian giants Fluminense, Vasco da Gama all mired in tight relegation fight Chapecoense, Brazilian giants Fluminense, Vasco da Gama all mired in tight relegation fight

Relegation is a cruel beast who doesn't play favourites. See Brazil where Chapecoense and pillars Fluminense and Vasco are fighting the drop.

Authorities find flight crew negligent in Chapecoense crash Authorities find flight crew negligent in Chapecoense crash

Fuel shortages and negligence caused a plane crash that killed 71 people in 2016, including most members of Brazilian football team Chapecoense.

Chapecoense give crash survivor Alan Ruschel extended deal Chapecoense give crash survivor Alan Ruschel extended deal

Chapecoense extended the contract of defender Alan Ruschel, who has recently returned to action after the air crash that killed 19 of his teammates.

Brazil Serie B Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Santos 6 +11 15
2 Goiás 6 +11 14
3 Sport 6 +5 12
4 América-MG 6 +5 12
5 Mirassol 6 +2 11
6 Avaí 6 0 10
7 Vila Nova-GO 6 -1 9
8 Ceará 6 +3 9
9 Operario PR 6 +2 9
10 Chapecoense 6 +1 9
11 CRB 6 +1 8
12 Coritiba 6 0 8
13 Novorizontino 6 -3 7
14 Ponte Preta 6 -1 6
15 Amazonas 6 -4 5
16 Brusque 6 -8 4
17 Paysandu 6 -3 4
18 Botafogo SP 6 -6 4
19 Guarani 6 -6 3
20 Ituano 6 -9 3
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
13 Bruno Leonardo 2 5 0
89 Mario 2 5 0
6 Mancha 1 4 1

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
99 Rafael Carvalh.. 1 5 0
35 Foguinho 1 5 0
6 Mancha 1 4 1