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The Serie A tie at Estádio Joaquim Américo Guimarães on Sunday will see home team Atletico PR take to the field against Grêmio.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Atletico PR v Grêmio match are shown here (including the best match odds).
Atletico PR are hoping to win again following a 2-1 Serie A triumph over Juventude.
In that game, Atletico PR had 60% possession and 27 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. For Atletico PR, the scorers were Bissoli (63') and Renato Kayzer (71'). For their opponents, Juventude got 15 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Ricardo Bueno (56') scored for Juventude.
António Oliveira's Atletico PR have netted 5 times over their prior six outings. The number of goals that they have conceded in those same fixtures is 5.
Going into this one, Atletico PR are unbeaten in their previous 2 home league matches.
Grêmio go into this clash following on from a 0-1 Serie A win to beat Flamengo in their most recent fixture.
The only player to score from Grêmio was Miguel Borja (45').
In 5 of the past 6 games featuring Grêmio, a notably low volume of goals have been struck between them and opposing sides. The overall average number of goals per game within that spell comes out as a paltry 2, with the average goals for Tricolor dos Pampas equalling 0.83. Such a trend isn’t assured to be continued into this next game, of course.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings going back to 25/08/2018, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with Atletico PR winning 3 of those games, Grêmio 3 and 0 being draws in normal time.
A sum of 13 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 7 for Furação and 6 for Tricolor dos Pampas. That is an average goals per game value of 2.17.
The previous league meeting between these sides was Serie A match day 3 on 13/06/2021 when it ended Grêmio 0-1 Atletico PR.
In that match, Grêmio had 63% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target.
Atletico PR had 9 shots on goal with 4 on target. Matheus Babi (44') was the scorer.
The referee was Ricardo Marques Ribeiro.
Team News: Atletico PR
Looking at personnel, there is just the lone fitness concern for the Atletico PR manager António Oliveira to be concerned with thanks to an almost full-strength group of players. Matheus Babi (Cruciate Ligament Surgery) will miss out.
Team News: Grêmio
Owing to a fully injury-free group ready to go, the Grêmio manager Luiz Scolari does not have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this clash.
Grêmio and Atletico PR could well both score and end up finding themselves in a fairly even game here.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks to be quite a realistic result. That’s why our selection here is for a tight encounter with a 1-1 score draw at the end of this game.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Joaquim Américo Guimarães (42,372)
Captain: Thiago Heleno
Chairman: Mário Celso Petraglia
Manager: António Oliveira
Competitions: Serie A position 10, Copa do Brasil (Semi-finals)
⭐ Key Player: David Terans
Mostly deployed in the Striker position, David Terans was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. Having made a first senior appearance for Atlético Mineiro in the 2018 season, the talented Forward has contributed 4 league goals in this Série A 2021 campaign so far in 19 appearances.