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The Serie A game at Estádio Antônio Accioly on Sunday will see home side Atlético Goianiense locking horns with Atlético Mineiro.
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Atlético Goianiense will be looking for an improved result here following a 1-0 Serie A loss in their previous game against Red Bull Bragantino.
In that game, Atlético Goianiense managed 61% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Red Bull Bragantino got 11 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Jadsom Silva (69') scored for Red Bull Bragantino.
A recurring aspect of more recent Atlético Goianiense games is the number of results with a nil in them.
From their prior sextet of clashes before this one, in as many as 5 of them a wager on "Both Teams to Score" would've been a losing one. Regardless, time will tell whether such a trend shall continue on here in this match or not.
Atlético Mineiro come into this meeting after a 3-1 Serie A win as they beat Santos in their previous fixture.
In that game, Atlético Mineiro had 60% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. For Atlético Mineiro, the scorers were Ignacio Fernández (69', 81') and Nathan Silva (75'). For their opponents, Santos had 5 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. Raniel (48') scored for Santos.
During their six most recent matches, Cuca Stival's Atlético Mineiro have managed to stick the ball in the net 10 times thus giving them a goals per game average of 1.67.
Looking at their past form shows that Atlético Mineiro:
- haven't been beaten by Atlético Goianiense in away games against them for the last 3 matches in the league.
- have not been beaten in their last 9 league matches away from home. Travelling very well.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
A quick look at their past head to head results going back to 18/11/2012 reveals that these encounters have ended in disappointment for Atlético Goianiense. They have not managed to register any victories at all whereas Atlético Mineiro have just been stronger than them, winning in 83% of those games where they have faced each other.
A lot of goals were also scored during this period, 28 overall at an average of 4.67 goals per match.
The last league encounter between these clubs was Serie A match day 8 on 01/07/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Atlético Mineiro 4-1 Atlético Goianiense.
That time, Atlético Mineiro managed 46% possession and 19 attempts on goal with 9 on target. The scorers were Matías Zaracho (27', 37') and Ignacio Fernández (42', 89').
At the other end, Atlético Goianiense got 7 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Marlon Freitas (45') scored.
The referee was Flavio Rodrigues de Souza.
Team News: Atlético Goianiense
The Atlético Goianiense boss Eduardo Barroca will be happy not to have any fitness worries to speak of before this match thanks to a fully injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Atlético Mineiro
Owing to a fully healthy group to choose from, the Atlético Mineiro boss Cuca Stival has zero fitness concerns at all before this match.
We feel that Atlético Goianiense have the firepower to breach the defence of this Atlético Mineiro side, but a single goal is unlikely to prevent defeat.
We can see a 1-2 advantage for Atlético Mineiro at full-time. Expecting it to be very competitive.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Antônio Accioly (12,500)
Captain: Fernando Miguel
Chairman: Adson Batista
Manager: Eduardo Barroca
Competitions: Serie A position 11
⭐ Star Player: Baralhas
Customarily taking to the field in the Centre Midfield position, Baralhas was born in Botucatu, Brazil. After having played his first senior match for Atlético Goianiense in the 2020 season, the dangerous Midfielder has contributed 3 league goals in the Série A 2021 campaign so far from a total of 23 appearances.