LIVE STREAM & PREVIEW: Porto Alegre Pumpkins v. Santa Maria Soldiers, Porto Alegre Bulls v. Joinville Gladiators in Brazil’s Liga Nacional

This Saturday, September 19 the Sports Complex of PUCRS in Porto Alegre will host two games of the Liga Nacional (National League in English).

At 1 PM ET, Porto Alegre Pumpkins and Santa Maria Soldiers take the field in the derby of Rio Grande do Sul. Soon after, at 4:30 PM ET, the Porto Alegre Bulls play against the Joinville Gladiators. Both matches are valid for Week 5 of the Liga Nacional – the second division of Confederação Brasileira de Futebol Americano.

The Pumpkins (0-1) coming off a loss in the opening game against the Joinville Gladiators (1-0) in Joinville, by 29-16. As for the Bulls (0-1) lost to rival gaúcho Soldiers (1-0) by 25-7, in Santa Maria.

The matches will be broadcast live by the Futebol Americano Brasil. Audio is only in Portuguese. Click the play button to follow the broadcast.

Standings

Liga Nacional Season 2015

South Conf.
Teams Won Lost Draw PF PA Net Home away Streak
Santa Maria Soldiers 1 0 0 25 7 18 1-0 0-0 won 1
Joinville Gladiators 1 0 0 29 16 13 1-0 0-0 won 1
Porto Alegre Pumpkins 0 1 0 16 29 -13 0-0 0-1 lost 1
Porto Alegre Bulls 0 1 0 7 25 -18 0-0 0-1 lost 1
East Conf.
Teams Won Lost Draw PF PA
Net Home Away Streak
Ponte Preta Gorilas 1 1 0 34 22 12 1-1 0-0 won 1
Sorocaba Vipers 1 0 0 14 6 8 0-0 1-0 won 1
Desportiva Piratas 0 1 0 28 8 -20 0-0 0-1 lost 1
West Conf.
Teams Won Lost Draw PF PA Net Home Away Streak
Campo Grande Gravediggers 1 0 0 49 0 49 1-0 0-0 won 1
Campo Grande Predadores 1 0 0 31 28 3 1-0 0-0 won 1
Sinop Coyotes 0 1 0 28 31 -3 0-0 0-1 lost 1
Sorriso Hornets 0 1 0 0 49 -49 0-0 0-1 lost 1
Central Conf.
Teams Won Lost Draw PF PA Net Home Away Streak
Brasília V8 1 1 0 39 7 32 0-0 1-1 won 1
Brasília Leões de Judá 1 0 0 7 6 1 1-0 0-0 won 1
Brasília Alligators 0 1 0 0 33 -33 1-0 0-0 won 1

Henrique Riffel
Journalist at Futebol Americano Brasil and American Football International. Post graduated in Digital Journalism at Famecos/PUCRS. Former multimedia producer of Locast Project MIT/USA. Former player of Porto Alegre Pumpkins.
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