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Atletico PR will be taking on visiting team Santos at Estádio Joaquim Américo Guimarães in the Serie A game on Saturday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Atletico PR v Santos, scroll down (inc. the best betting odds).
Atletico PR, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following the 0-2 Serie A victory against Atlético Mineiro.
In that match, Atletico PR managed 36% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 6 on target. For Atletico PR, the goalscorers were Christian (35') and Nikão (45'). Atlético Mineiro got 21 attempts on goal with 6 on target.
Dorival Júnior's Atletico PR have seen rewards for their attempts on goal a sum total of 7 times over their last six outings. The comparative tally of goals that have been scored against them in those fixtures amounts to 6.
Santos will go into this encounter following a 2-0 Serie A win over Internacional in their previous game.
In that game, Santos had 39% possession and 10 shots at goal with 7 on target. For Santos, goals were scored by Ivonei (59') and Kaio Jorge (68'). At the other end, Internacional got 12 shots on goal with 6 of them on target.
In the course of their 6 most recent matches, Alexi Cuca's Santos have turned their attacks into goals 7 times, yielding them a goals per game average of 1.17.
Their past results show that Santos:
- are winless against Atletico PR when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 league games.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head clashes stretching back to 24/09/2017 tells us that Atletico PR have won 2 of these & Santos 3, with the number of drawn games being 1.
11 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 5 for Furação and 6 netted by Peixe. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.83.
The previous league game featuring these sides was Serie A match day 3 on 16/08/2020 when it ended Santos 3-1 Atletico PR.
In that match, Santos managed 33% possession and 11 shots at goal with 6 on target. The goalscorers were Yeferson Soteldo (29'), Felipe Jonatan (41') and Marinho (82').
For their opponents, Atletico PR had 12 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Abner Vinicius (88') was the scorer.
The referee was Anderson Daronco.
Team News: Atletico PR
Atletico PR manager Dorival Júnior will be thankful to have no fitness worries to speak of before this clash thanks to a fully injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Santos
Santos manager Alexi Cuca has multiple availability issues to deal with. Raniel (Unknown Injury) and Carlos Sánchez (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be making appearances.
We feel that over the course of the game, Santos will do well to be putting a goal past this Atletico PR outfit who we think should do enough to score at the other end and edge ahead.
We’re therefore tipping a good tussle with a 1-0 advantage for Atletico PR at the end of the 90 minutes.
Should be a close one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Joaquim Américo Guimarães (42,372)
Captain: Wellington Aparecido Martins
Chairman: Mário Celso Petraglia
Manager: Dorival Júnior
Competitions: Serie A position 10, Copa Libertadores (1/8-Finals)
🔑 Star Player: Christian
Mostly deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Christian was born in Curitiba, Brazil. Having made his senior debut playing for Atletico PR in the 2020 season, the dangerous Midfielder has hit 2 league goals in this Série A 2020 season so far in a total of 16 appearances.