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The Série A tie at Estádio Joaquim Américo Guimarães on Saturday sees home side Atletico PR take to the field against Coritiba.
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Atletico PR will play in this game coming off the back of a 1-1 Série A drawn match versus Botafogo.
In that match, Atletico PR had 60% possession and 16 shots at goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for Atletico PR was Ravanelli (88'). Botafogo had 10 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Victor Luis (80') scored for Botafogo.
It’s been seldom in recent games where Atletico PR have shown defensive steel. The facts show that Furação have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 6 goals during that time.
A look at their previous results shows us that Atletico PR:
- haven't won against Coritiba in their last 2 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches at home.
- haven’t won at home in the past 4 matches in the league. Things will have to change soon.
In their last game, Coritiba drew 3-3 in the Série A match with Goias.
In that match, Coritiba managed 45% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. For Coritiba, the goals were scored by Robson (13'), William Matheus (37') and Sabino (83' Own goal). For their opponents, Goias got 19 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Rafael Moura (45') and Ignacio Jara (81') scored for Goias.
Eduardo Barroca's Coritiba have converted 7 times throughout their most recent six matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during those same clashes equals 8.
Their previous form shows that Coritiba:
- have not been beaten in their last 3 league matches away from home.
- are without an away win for the past 2 league matches.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head clashes going back to 21/06/2015 tells us that Atletico PR have won 1 of these games and Coritiba 3, with the number of drawn games being 2.
An aggregate of 12 goals were produced between them in this period, with 5 from Furação and 7 netted by Coxa. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.
The previous league fixture featuring these sides was Série A match day 23 on 10/09/2017 when the final score was Atletico PR 1-1 Coritiba.
In that match, Atletico PR had 64% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Gedoz (87').
For their opponents, Coritiba got 4 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Werley (45') was the scorer.
The referee was Anderson Daronco.
Team News: Atletico PR
Atletico PR manager Dorival Júnior will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash owing to a fully injury-free group available to choose from.
It looks as if Furação could line up in a 4-3-3 formation for this one with Santos, Abner Vinicius, Lucas Halter, Pedro Henrique, Khellven, Thiago Heleno, Leo Cittadini, Erick Luis Conrado Carvalho, Vitinho, Guilherme Bissoli and Geuvanio.
Team News: Coritiba
Due to a fully healthy group available for selection, Coritiba boss Eduardo Barroca has zero fitness concerns at all ahead of this match.
From our viewpoint, Coxa seem likely to utilise a 4-2-3-1 lineup, giving starts to Wilson, Jonathan Lemos, Rhodolfo, Sabino, William Matheus, Matheus Galdezani, Matheus Sales, Igor Jesus, Robson, Matheus Bueno and Sassa.
We’re inclined to think that Atletico PR will probably get amongst the goals when they meet Coritiba, who will not find it easy getting on the scoresheet.
Accordingly, we see a 2-0 winning margin for Atletico PR at the conclusion of the game.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Joaquim Américo Guimarães (42,372)
Captain: Wellington Aparecido Martins
Chairman: Mário Celso Petraglia
Manager: Dorival Júnior
Competitions: Série A position 16, Copa Libertadores (Group C)
🔑 Key Player: Vitinho
Regularly taking to the field in the Striker position, Vitinho was born in São José dos Campo, Brazil. After having made a senior debut playing for Atletico PR in the 2019 season, the skilful Forward has contributed 2 league goals in the Série A 2020 campaign to date in a total of 5 appearances.