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Atletico PR will be the visitors at Estádio Major Antônio Couto Pereira on Saturday for the Serie A showdown with hosts Coritiba.
All Coritiba v Atletico PR match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
Coritiba will be wanting a better result here after the 1-2 Serie A losing effort in their last game against Goias.
In that match, Coritiba managed 56% possession and 16 shots at goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Coritiba was Robson (59'). Goias had 11 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Fábio Sanches (21') and Rafael Moura (30') scored for Goias.
Coritiba have really been misfiring in more recent games. Their ‘goals for’ figure equals just 2 vs opposition teams over their last six outings. In those meetings, Coxa have also seen the number of goals that have gone against them total 8. Such a pattern won’t necessarily be sustained into this match, though.
Taking a look at their past results, Coritiba:
- have not emerged victorious against Atletico PR in their previous 2 league games.
- have not won at home in their last 5 league matches. Fans are getting restless.
Atletico PR come into this meeting following on from a 0-2 Serie A win with the defeat of Botafogo in their last outing.
In that match, Atletico PR had 39% possession and 8 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. For Atletico PR, the scorers were Renato Kayzer (31') and Léo Cittadini (48'). Botafogo got 24 attempts on goal with 8 on target.
A tendency of at least one side getting a clean sheet in games involving Atletico PR has been apparent recently. A glance at their last 6 outings shows that this has happened 5 times. In these clashes, their opponents have managed a goal total of 5 while Furação have scored 7.
Looking at their past form shows that Atletico PR:
- haven't beaten Coritiba when they have played them away from home in the previous 8 league games. A very poor run of away results.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 20/09/2015 shows that Coritiba have won 3 of them and Atletico PR 2, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
A combined sum of 9 goals were scored between them in these games, with 5 for Coxa and 4 for Furação. That is an average goals per game value of 1.5.
The last league meeting between these clubs was Serie A match day 10 on 12/09/2020 when it finished Atletico PR 1-0 Coritiba.
On that occasion, Atletico PR had 43% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Their only player to score was Fabinho (12').
For their opponents, Coritiba had 5 shots at goal with 1 on target.
The referee was Jean Pierre Lima.
Team News: Coritiba
Coritiba boss Rodrigo Santana will be grateful to have no fitness concerns at all coming into this game thanks to a completely injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Atletico PR
Thanks to a completely healthy group available to choose from, Atletico PR boss Paulo Autuori has no fitness concerns to speak of before this match.
When taking everything into account, Coritiba will need things to go their way to find the net against this Atletico PR team who should get the vital goal that wins it.
We therefore see a narrow 0-1 victory for Atletico PR at the end of this one.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Major Antônio Couto Pereira (40,502)
Captain: Rafael Rafinha
Chairman: Samir Namur
Manager: Rodrigo Santana
Competitions: Serie A position 20
🔑 Star Man: Augusto
Customarily used in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Augusto was born in Belém, Brazil. After having made a senior debut playing for Atlético Mineiro in the 2011 season, the dangerous Midfielder has netted 4 league goals in the Série A 2020 campaign so far in a total of 20 appearances.