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Atlético Goianiense take on away team Criciuma at Estádio Antônio Accioly in the Serie B match on Saturday.
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Atlético Goianiense will be hoping for a better result following a 1-0 Serie B defeat last time out to Botafogo-SP.
In that match, Atlético Goianiense had 70% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Botafogo-SP had 11 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Jean (28') scored for Botafogo-SP.
An interesting trait of recent Atlético Goianiense games is seeing a zero in the scoreline.
Taking their previous 6 clashes before this one, in as many as 6 of them a bet on both teams scoring would've been a loser. Such a pattern isn’t assured to be sustained into this match, though.
Heading into this contest, Atlético Goianiense are unbeaten in their previous 8 league matches at home. It's been impressive.
Criciuma will go into the encounter following on from a 2-1 Serie B win as they beat Mirassol in their most recent game.
In that game, Criciuma managed 35% possession and 3 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Criciuma was Hygor (90'). Mirassol had 10 shots at goal with 2 on target. Luiz Otávio (27' Own goal) was the scorer for Mirassol.
During their 6 latest matches, Claudio Tencati's Criciuma have seen their goal attempts be successful a total of 8 times, giving them a goals per game average of 1.33.
Coming into this meeting, Criciuma are without a win away from home in their last 6 league matches.
Head to head
The previous league match featuring the two was Serie B match day 10 on 03/06/2023 and the score finished Criciuma 3-0 Atlético Goianiense.
That time, Criciuma had 45% possession and 17 attempts at goal with 9 on target. The goalscorers were Felipe Vizeu (66') and Éder Citadin (86').
Atlético Goianiense had 11 attempts at goal with 3 on target.
Team News: Atlético Goianiense
The Atlético Goianiense boss Jair Ventura does not have any fitness worries to speak of before this match thanks to a fully injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Criciuma
Thanks to a fully healthy squad ready to go, the Criciuma boss Claudio Tencati has zero fitness worries whatsoever before this clash.
We’re inclined to think that Criciuma must be fancied to score against this Atlético Goianiense outfit, although it probably shouldn’t be as many as they’ll concede.
We are anticipating a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 win for Atlético Goianiense when all is said and done. Should be a good one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Antônio Accioly (12,500)
Captain: Ronaldo de Oliveira Strada
Chairman: Adson Batista
Manager: Jair Ventura
Competitions: Serie B position 8