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São Paulo will be hosting guests Atletico PR at Estádio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo in the Serie A meeting on Thursday.
All São Paulo v Atletico PR match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - plus the latest match odds.
São Paulo will be looking for a repeat result of a 0-2 Serie A triumph against Palmeiras.
In that game, São Paulo had 44% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. For São Paulo, the goals were scored by Gabriel Sara (24') and Luciano Neves (61'). For their opponents, Palmeiras had 16 attempts at goal with 4 on target.
Fewer than three goals per game were seen in 5 of the last 6 meetings where São Paulo have been involved. With regard to the goal attribution in this period, opposition teams scored a total of 7 and São Paulo managed the sum of 4.
Going into this contest, São Paulo haven't been beaten in the league by Atletico PR in their last 3 games.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against Atlético Mineiro in Serie A action, Atletico PR and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, Atletico PR managed 44% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 1 on target. On the other side, Atlético Mineiro got 9 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Matías Zaracho (45') scored for Atlético Mineiro.
The numbers tell their own story, and Atletico PR have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 7 goals in all. At the back, Atletico PR have some weaknesses to address. That sort of trend isn’t assured to be continued into this match, of course.
Head to head
A glance at their past head-to-head clashes going back to 20/10/2018 shows us that São Paulo have won 3 of these and Atletico PR 1, with the number of draws standing at 2.
A combined sum of 8 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 5 from Tricolor Paulista and 3 belonging to Furação. That’s an average goals per game of 1.33.
The previous league clash featuring these sides was Serie A match day 15 on 07/08/2021 when it ended Atletico PR 1-2 São Paulo.
That day, Atletico PR had 51% possession and 15 shots on goal with 5 on target. The scorer was Renato Kayzer (28').
For their opponents, São Paulo got 11 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Pablo (14', 33') scored.
The match was refereed by Jean Pierre Lima.
Team News: São Paulo
The São Paulo boss Rogério Ceni has no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match thanks to a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: Atletico PR
Due to a completely healthy group ready to go, the Atletico PR manager Alberto Valentim has no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match.
Our thinking is that São Paulo can and should be able to create a good number of chances & successful shots on target.
However, Atletico PR could well find it tough to get shooting opportunities but we do think that it’s more than likely that they will be managing to get on the scoresheet, too.
Our selection here is for a decent 3-1 victory for São Paulo at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo (72,039)
Captain: João Miranda
Chairman: Julio Casares
Manager: Rogério Ceni
Competitions: Serie A position 14
⭐ Star Player: Jonathan Calleri
Mostly played in the Striker position, Jonathan Calleri was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Having played his first senior match for All Boys in the 2013 - 2014 season, the gifted Forward has contributed 3 league goals in the Série A 2021 season so far in 11 appearances.