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The Serie A match at Estádio Independência on Sunday sees home team Atlético Mineiro taking on opponents Atlético Goianiense.
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Atlético Mineiro enter this game following a 2-2 Serie A drawn match versus Red Bull Bragantino.
In that game, Atlético Mineiro had 56% possession and 19 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. For Atlético Mineiro, the goalscorers were Jefferson Savarino (55') and Hyoran (90'). On the other side, Red Bull Bragantino had 11 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Ryller (45') and Edimar (67') scored for Red Bull Bragantino.
Jorge Sampaoli's Atlético Mineiro have netted a sum total of 9 times in their last 6 outings. Conversely, the tally of goals that have been scored against them in those same games stands at 8.
Taking a look at their past results, Atlético Mineiro:
- have not lost a league tie with Atlético Goianiense in their last 5 games.
- have not been beaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
In their last game, Atlético Goianiense drew 1-1 in the Serie A match with Bahia.
In that game, Atlético Goianiense had 42% possession and 13 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer for Atlético Goianiense was Pereira (7'). Bahia had 16 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Gabriel Novaes (75') was the scorer for Bahia.
Looking at their form, and Atlético Goianiense have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 6 goals in total. In defence, Dragão have been far from perfect.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head meetings stretching back to 17/09/2011 shows that Atlético Mineiro have won 3 of them & Atlético Goianiense 1, with the number of draws being 2.
A lot of goals were also scored during this period, 22 in all at an average of 3.67 goals per match.
The last league game between these sides was Serie A match day 11 on 20/09/2020 when it finished Atlético Goianiense 3-4 Atlético Mineiro.
On that day, Atlético Goianiense had 44% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 9 on target. Goals were scored by Oliveira (21'), Gustavo Ferrareis (55') and Gilvan (95').
For their opponents, Atlético Mineiro got 14 attempts at goal with 8 of them on target. Keno (53', 65', 78') and Nathan (60') scored.
The match was refereed by Edina Alves Batista.
Team News: Atlético Mineiro
Atlético Mineiro boss Jorge Sampaoli has zero fitness worries to speak of before this match thanks to a completely injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: Atlético Goianiense
Owing to a fully injury-free group available to choose from, Atlético Goianiense manager Marcelo Cabo has no fitness worries to speak of before this game.
We envisage that Atlético Mineiro will more than likely score more than once when they face Atlético Goianiense, who might well find it difficult scoring.
Therefore, we are anticipating a fairly comfortable 2-0 victory for Atlético Mineiro at full-time.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Independência (23,018)
Captain: Réver Alves Araújo
Chairman: Sérgio Sette Câmara
Manager: Jorge Sampaoli
Competitions: Serie A position 3
⭐ Star Man: Hyoran
Mostly taking up the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Hyoran was born in Chapecó, Brazil. After having made a senior debut playing for Chapecoense in the 2014 season, the dangerous Midfielder has bagged 5 league goals in the Série A 2020 campaign so far in a total of 20 appearances.