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Bahia will visit Estádio Antônio Accioly on Monday for the Serie A showdown with home team Atlético Goianiense.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Atlético Goianiense v Bahia match are shown here - along with the latest match odds.
Atlético Goianiense prepare for this game following on from a 1-1 Serie A drawn game vs Juventude.
In that game, Atlético Goianiense had 50% possession and 15 shots on goal with 8 on target. The scorer for Atlético Goianiense was Zé Roberto (62'). At the other end, Juventude had 12 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Ricardo Bueno (88') was the scorer for Juventude.
Under three goals per match were recorded in 5 of the past 6 meetings where Atlético Goianiense have been involved. Breaking down the goal split during that period, opposing sides scored a total of 8 while Atlético Goianiense got themselves 2. That trend might not be carried forward here, of course.
Analysis of their past results shows that Atlético Goianiense:
- have not been beaten in the league by Bahia in their previous 4 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 5 league matches at home.
- are without a home win in the past 3 matches in the league.
Bahia head into the encounter after a 3-1 Serie A win with the downing of Grêmio in their last game.
In that game, Bahia had 35% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. For Bahia, the scorers were Matheus Bahia (13'), Nascimento (18') and Daniel (85'). At the other end, Grêmio got 11 shots on goal with 3 on target. Thiago Santos (61') was the scorer for Grêmio.
It is worth noting that Bahia have made hard work of scoring goals over their last 6 games, netting the unsatisfactory return of only 4. In those fixtures, Tricolor de Aço have also seen the overall goal tally of opposing teams equal 5.
Pre-game facts show that Bahia:
- haven't beaten Atlético Goianiense when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are without an away win for the past 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head meetings dating back to 02/12/2012, neither club has come out on top overall with Atlético Goianiense winning 2 of those games, Bahia 2 and 2 being drawn in normal time.
An aggregate of 12 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 5 for Dragão and 7 netted by Tricolor de Aço. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.
The last league contest between these sides was Serie A match day 16 on 15/08/2021 when it ended Bahia 1-2 Atlético Goianiense.
In that match, Bahia managed 54% possession and 16 shots at goal with 8 on target. The scorer was Gilberto (26').
On the other side, Atlético Goianiense got 12 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Zé Roberto (55') and João Paulo (61') scored.
The match was refereed by Ricardo Marques Ribeiro.
Team News: Atlético Goianiense
The Atlético Goianiense boss Marcelo Cabo doesn’t have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash owing to a fully healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Bahia
Owing to a fully injury-free squad available to choose from, the Bahia manager Guto Ferreira doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match.
In our opinion, Bahia and Atlético Goianiense should both get enough opportunities to score, although it’s hard to separate the two.
Let’s see how it plays out, but a draw is looking likely to us. Our tip is therefore for a very close game with a 1-1 draw at full-time.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Antônio Accioly (12,500)
Captain: Fernando Miguel
Chairman: Adson Batista
Manager: Marcelo Cabo
Competitions: Serie A position 15
⭐ Key Player: Baralhas
Regularly played in the Centre Midfield position, Baralhas was born in Botucatu, Brazil. Having played his first senior match for Atlético Goianiense in the 2020 season, the talented Midfielder has accumulated 3 league goals in this Série A 2021 campaign to date from a total of 28 appearances.