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Palmeiras will do battle with visiting rivals Atlético Goianiense at Allianz Parque in this Serie A meeting on Monday.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Palmeiras v Atlético Goianiense can be seen below - plus the latest betting odds.
Palmeiras will play in this game following on from a 1-1 Serie A drawn game versus São Paulo.
In that match, Palmeiras managed 58% possession and 9 shots on goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Palmeiras was Rony (90'). São Paulo got 7 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Luciano Neves (74') scored for São Paulo.
Fewer than three goals per game were recorded in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Palmeiras have been involved. Regarding the goal split in that period, opposition teams scored an aggregate of 4 while Verdão totted up 5. With no two games being the same, we will just have to wait and see whether such a trend might be replicated in this next match.
Leading up to this clash, Palmeiras:
- are unbeaten in the league by Atlético Goianiense in their last 3 matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 10 league matches at home. A very good run at home.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Atletico PR in Serie A competition, Atlético Goianiense will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Atlético Goianiense managed 41% possession and 11 shots at goal with 4 on target. The only player to score for Atlético Goianiense was Roberson (71'). At the other end, Atletico PR had 8 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Vitinho (63') and Thiago Heleno (92') scored for Atletico PR.
Looking at their form, and Atlético Goianiense have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 7 goals in total. At the back, Dragão have clearly had some problems.
Coming into this meeting, Atlético Goianiense are without a win away from home in their last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 25/09/2011 shows that Palmeiras have won 3 of them & Atlético Goianiense 2, with the tally of drawn games standing at 1.
A total of 16 goals were produced between them in this period, with 10 for Verdão and 6 belonging to Dragão. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.67.
The previous league clash featuring the two was Serie A match day 18 on 25/10/2020 and the score finished Atlético Goianiense 0-3 Palmeiras.
In that match, Atlético Goianiense had 56% possession and 20 attempts on goal with 5 on target.
On the other side, Palmeiras got 12 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Wesley (20') and Luiz Adriano (55', 64') scored.
The referee was Savio Sampaio.
Team News: Palmeiras
Wesley (Inflamed ligaments of the knee) and Alanzinho (Fractured Leg) are not available for Palmeiras gaffer Abel Ferreira. Gustavo Gómez cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Atlético Goianiense
With a completely healthy group available for selection, Atlético Goianiense manager Marcelo Cabo doesn’t have any fitness worries at all coming into this match.
We’re thinking that Atlético Goianiense will likely be able to score a goal against this Palmeiras team, although that is unlikely to be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We’re predicting a close game with a 2-1 advantage for Palmeiras at the end of the match. There shouldn’t be much in it, either way.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Allianz Parque (43,713)
Captain: Felipe Melo
Chairman: Maurício Galiotte
Manager: Abel Ferreira
Competitions: Serie A position 6, Copa do Brasil (Final), Copa Libertadores (Final)
🔑 Star Man: Raphael Veiga
Generally taking up the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Raphael Veiga was born in São Paulo, Brazil. After having played his first senior match for Coritiba in the 2016 season, the skilful Midfielder has managed 11 league goals in this Série A 2020 campaign so far coming from a total of 24 appearances.