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Ceará will be at Estádio Antônio Accioly on Sunday for the Serie A showdown with hosts Atlético Goianiense.
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Atlético Goianiense prepare for this fixture following on from a 0-0 Serie A draw against América Mineiro.
In that match, Atlético Goianiense had 42% possession and 13 shots at goal with 1 on target. On the other side, América Mineiro got 22 attempts at goal with 4 on target.
A common trait of more recent Atlético Goianiense games is the high number of scores with a nil in them.
Taking their prior 6 clashes leading up to this one, in as many as 6 of them a bet on BTTS would've lost.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Atlético Goianiense:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Ceará in their previous 2 matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 3 home league matches.
Ceará will come into the match after a 0-4 Serie A win as they beat Fortaleza in their most recent game.
In that match, Ceará had 38% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 5 on target. For Ceará, the goalscorers were Lima (14'), Vina (45', 86') and Yony González (93'). Fortaleza got 17 shots at goal with 8 on target.
In their previous 6 outings, Ceará have helped themselves to the sum of 10 goals. Ceará have also managed to score in every single one of those games. In that time, they’ve seen 4 goals scored by their opponents. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head to head clashes dating back to 28/10/2010 tells us that Atlético Goianiense have won 2 of these & Ceará 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 3.
A combined sum of 14 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 8 of them for Dragão and 6 coming from Vovô. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.33.
The previous league game between these sides was Serie A match day 15 on 08/08/2021 when it ended Ceará 0-0 Atlético Goianiense.
On that day, Ceará had 41% possession and 19 shots on goal with 4 of them on target.
Atlético Goianiense had 7 shots at goal with 2 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Rafael Traci.
Team News: Atlético Goianiense
The Atlético Goianiense boss Eduardo Souza has zero fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash thanks to a fully injury-free squad available for selection.
Team News: Ceará
Thanks to a completely healthy group available to select from, the Ceará boss Tiago Nunes does not have any fitness worries at all ahead of this game.
It seems to us that Ceará and Atlético Goianiense could both end up scoring in a what should be a good tussle with little between the two teams.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes, with a good chance of a draw. That is why we are leaning toward a very close game with a 1-1 score draw when all is said and done.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Antônio Accioly (12,500)
Captain: Fernando Miguel
Chairman: Adson Batista
Manager: Eduardo Souza
Competitions: Serie A position 16
⭐ Star Player: Zé Roberto
Mostly used in the Striker position, Zé Roberto was born in Teixeira de Freitas, Brazil. Having made his senior debut playing for Ponte Preta in the 2016 season, the gifted Forward has accumulated 5 league goals in the Série A 2021 season so far in 30 appearances.