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Atlético Goianiense visit Estádio Adelmar da Costa Carvalho on Monday for the Serie A game with home team Sport Recife.
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Sport Recife will be wanting a better result here after the 0-2 Serie A losing effort in their last game against Vasco da Gama.
In that game, Sport Recife had 63% possession and 13 shots at goal with 3 on target. At the other end, Vasco da Gama got 14 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Germán Cano (25', 52') scored for Vasco da Gama.
Under three goals per game were scored during 5 of the past 6 meetings where Sport Recife have taken part. Breaking down the goal attribution during that period, opposition teams scored a total of 9 while Leão da Ilha got themselves 4.
A look at their previous results shows us that Sport Recife:
- have not lost a league tie with Atlético Goianiense in their last 3 matches.
- haven't won against Atlético Goianiense in their previous 4 matches in the league.
In their last game, Atlético Goianiense drew 1-1 in the Serie A match with Flamengo.
In that game, Atlético Goianiense managed 35% possession and 10 shots at goal with 5 on target. The only player to score for Atlético Goianiense was Roberto (59'). Flamengo had 19 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. Bruno Henrique (45') scored for Flamengo.
It has become apparent that Atlético Goianiense have made hard work of scoring goals over their last 6 games, contributing the poor return of only 4. In those fixtures, Dragão have also seen the overall goal tally against them equal 10. Such a trend isn’t assured to be sustained into this match, of course.
Ahead of this clash, Atlético Goianiense are without an away win for the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 21/10/2012 tells us that Sport Recife have won 2 of these games & Atlético Goianiense 1, with the tally of drawn results standing at 3.
In all, 11 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 7 of them from Leão da Ilha and 4 being from Dragão. That is an average goals per game value of 1.83.
The last league fixture featuring these clubs was Serie A match day 3 on 16/08/2020 when it finished Atlético Goianiense 1-1 Sport Recife.
In that game, Atlético Goianiense managed 31% possession and 9 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Their only player to score was Jorginho (13').
For their opponents, Sport Recife got 12 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Iago Maidana (94') was the scorer.
The referee was Grazianni Maciel Rocha.
Team News: Sport Recife
Sport Recife boss Daniel Paulista doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of before this clash thanks to a completely healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Atlético Goianiense
Thanks to a fully injury-free group available to choose from, Atlético Goianiense boss has no fitness worries to speak of before this game.
In our opinion, Atlético Goianiense and Sport Recife should both get enough opportunities to score, although it’s hard to separate the two.
It appears that a draw might be on the cards. We therefore see a 1-1 score after 90 minutes.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Adelmar da Costa Carvalho (35,020)
Captain: Sander Bortolotto
Chairman: Milton Bivar
Manager: Daniel Paulista
Competitions: Serie A position 10
🔑 Star Man: Élton
Mostly deployed in the Striker position, Élton was born in Iramaia, Brazil. Having made a first senior appearance for São Caetano in the 2005 season, the gifted Forward has struck 2 league goals in this Série A 2020 season to date coming from a total of 9 appearances.