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Atletico PR are the guests at Arena do Grêmio on Sunday for the Serie A meeting with home side Grêmio.
All Grêmio v Atletico PR game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Grêmio will be looking to improve on their last outing here following the 1-2 Serie A defeat last time out to São Paulo.
In that match, Grêmio had 51% possession and 5 shots at goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Grêmio was Diego Souza (33'). For their opponents, São Paulo had 11 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Tchê Tchê (63') and Luciano Neves (68') scored for São Paulo.
Matches involving Grêmio have tended to be entertaining affairs of late with high scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past half dozen clashes alone, a grand total of 27 goals have flown in for both sides combined (at an average of 4.5 goals per game) with 13 of these being chalked up by Tricolor dos Pampas.
Heading into this contest, Grêmio are without a win at home for the past 4 league matches. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.
Atletico PR will come into the meeting following on from a 2-1 Serie A win vs Atlético Goianiense in their last game.
In that match, Atletico PR had 59% possession and 8 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. For Atletico PR, goals were scored by Vitinho (63') and Thiago Heleno (92'). At the other end, Atlético Goianiense got 11 shots at goal with 4 on target. Roberson (71') scored for Atlético Goianiense.
Paulo Autuori's Atletico PR have found the back of the net a total of 9 times throughout their previous 6 matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during those same matches adds up to 6.
Going into this encounter, Atletico PR are undefeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head meetings stretching back to 20/08/2017, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with Grêmio winning 2 of those games, Atletico PR 2 and 2 being draws after 90 minutes of play.
In all, 11 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 5 from Tricolor dos Pampas and 6 for Furação. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.83.
The previous league clash featuring the two was Serie A match day 18 on 25/10/2020 when the final score was Atletico PR 1-2 Grêmio.
On that occasion, Atletico PR had 64% possession and 5 shots on goal with 1 on target. The goalscorers were Carlos Eduardo (44') and Thiago Heleno (55' Own goal).
On the other side, Grêmio had 8 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Ferreira (88') scored.
The match was refereed by Flavio Rodrigues de Souza.
Team News: Grêmio
Grêmio boss Renato Portaluppi will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match thanks to a completely healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Atletico PR
With a completely healthy group available to choose from, Atletico PR manager Paulo Autuori does not have any fitness concerns to report before this game.
It looks to us that Grêmio will likely score at least once when they meet Atletico PR, who will not find it easy to find the back of the net.
We reckon that it will be a comfortable 2-0 win for Grêmio by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Arena do Grêmio (55,662)
Captain: Pedro Geromel
Chairman: Romildo Bolzan Júnior
Manager: Renato Portaluppi
Competitions: Serie A position 7, Copa do Brasil (Final)
⭐ Star Player: Pepê
Generally used in the Striker position, Pepê was born in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. Having played his first senior match for Grêmio in the 2017 season, the talented Forward has scored 9 league goals in the Série A 2020 season to date in a total of 30 appearances.