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The Serie A clash at Estádio Antonio Accioly on Sunday sees home side Atlético Goianiense up against Bahia.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Atlético Goianiense v Bahia, scroll down - along with the latest match odds.
Atlético Goianiense will play in this fixture following a 0-0 Serie A tied result vs Vasco da Gama.
In that game, Atlético Goianiense had 44% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 2 on target. For their opponents, Vasco da Gama got 15 shots on goal with 6 on target.
Marcelo Cabo's Atlético Goianiense have hit the back of the net 5 times in their last six outings. The tally of goals that have been scored against them in that time amounts to 5.
Coming into this meeting, Atlético Goianiense have not been beaten in the league by Bahia in their last 2 games.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Grêmio in Serie A competition, Bahia will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, Bahia had 51% possession and 17 shots on goal with 5 on target. The only player to score for Bahia was Anderson Martins (47'). At the other end, Grêmio had 11 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Diego Souza (54') scored for Grêmio.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 games featuring Bahia, a minimum of three goals have been hit. The overall average goals scored per game within that time is 3.67, with the average number of goals for Bahia standing at 1.
Ahead of this clash, Bahia are without an away win for the past 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 13/11/2011 shows that Atlético Goianiense have won 1 of them and Bahia 3, with the number of drawn games standing at 2.
A sum of 10 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 3 of them for Dragão and 7 created by Tricolor de Aço. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.67.
The last league match between these sides was Serie A match day 10 on 13/09/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Bahia 0-1 Atlético Goianiense.
In that game, Bahia had 48% possession and 4 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target.
At the other end, Atlético Goianiense got 4 shots at goal with 0 on target. Jean (40') scored.
The match was refereed by Vinicius Gomes do Amaral.
Team News: Atlético Goianiense
Atlético Goianiense manager Marcelo Cabo has zero fitness concerns whatsoever before this clash thanks to a completely healthy squad available to choose from.
Team News: Bahia
With a fully injury-free squad available to choose from, Bahia manager Dado Cavalcanti has zero fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match.
Bahia might have a difficult job to break down this Atlético Goianiense team who should score one, at least.
Therefore, we predict a good tussle with a 1-0 winning margin for Atlético Goianiense when all is said and done.
We’ll see what happens.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Antonio Accioly (12,500)
Captain: Gilvan Spuza Correa
Chairman: Adson Batista
Manager: Marcelo Cabo
Competitions: Serie A position 12
⭐ Star Player: Gustavo Ferrareis
Normally played in the Right Wing position, Gustavo Ferrareis was born in Bauru-SP, Brazil. Having made a first senior appearance for Internacional in the 2014 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed to score 3 league goals in this Série A 2020 campaign to date coming from a total of 24 appearances.