Chapecoense take on visiting rivals Atlético Goianiense at Arena Condá in the Serie A meeting on Friday.
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Chapecoense will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 3-0 Serie A defeat last time out to América Mineiro.
In that game, Chapecoense had 48% possession and 10 shots at goal with 3 on target. América Mineiro had 23 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Ademir (43', 70') and Fabricio Daniel (59') scored for América Mineiro.
Chapecoense haven’t exactly had impressive attacking statistics in recent times. Their sum of goals equals just 3 against opponents during their previous 6 outings. In those meetings, Chapecoense have also seen the number of goals that have gone against them come to 12. We will have to see whether or not that trend will end up being sustained here.
Analysis of their past results shows that Chapecoense:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Atlético Goianiense in their last 2 matches.
- haven’t won at home in the past 17 league games. It's quite tragic.
Atlético Goianiense head into the meeting after a 2-1 Serie A win in the defeat of Bahia in their previous match.
In that match, Atlético Goianiense had 49% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 3 on target. For Atlético Goianiense, the goalscorers were Marlon Freitas (60') and Janderson (93'). At the other end, Bahia had 14 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Hugo Rodallega (71') was the scorer for Bahia.
The attacking players from Atlético Goianiense have been starved of goals over their previous six clashes, recording the unsatisfactory return of only 4. In those matches, Dragão have also seen the overall goal tally against them equal 7.
Head to head
The last league clash between these clubs was Serie A match day 17 on 21/08/2021 when it ended Atlético Goianiense 1-1 Chapecoense.
In that game, Atlético Goianiense had 69% possession and 16 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was João Paulo (93').
For their opponents, Chapecoense got 8 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Anselmo Ramón (36') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Adriano Barros Carneiro.
Team News: Chapecoense
Tiepo (Knee Injury) and Vagner (Ruptured knee ligament) will be missing for Chapecoense manager Felipe Endres.
Team News: Atlético Goianiense
Owing to a completely healthy squad available to select from, the Atlético Goianiense manager Marcelo Cabo doesn’t have any fitness worries to report coming into this match.
Chapecoense have enough to score against this Atlético Goianiense side, however a single goal possibly won’t be enough to give them the result that they want.
We can see a close game with a 1-2 advantage for Atlético Goianiense by the conclusion of the game. Let’s see what happens here.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Arena Condá (22,600)
Captain: Anselmo Ramón
Chairman: Gilson Sbeghen
Manager: Felipe Endres
Competitions: Serie A position 20
⭐ Key Man: Geuvânio
Generally used in the Right Wing position, Geuvânio was born in Ilha das Flores, Sergipe, Brazil. Having made a first senior appearance for Santos in the 2012 season, the skilful Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in this Série A 2021 season to date in 25 appearances.