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The Serie A match at Estádio Joaquim Américo Guimarães on Sunday sees home side Atletico PR prepare for the visit of opponents, São Paulo.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Atletico PR v São Paulo can be found here - as well as the best betting odds.
Atletico PR enter this game after a 0-0 Serie A draw versus Coritiba.
In that game, Atletico PR had 59% possession and 3 shots on goal with 1 on target. For their opponents, Coritiba had 13 shots at goal with 2 on target.
Their most recent results shine a light on the fact that quality has been evident in the Atletico PR defence. Furação have been mean at the back, with the number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper during their previous 6 clashes standing at 4.
Following on from tasting defeat last time out to Santos in Serie A action, São Paulo and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, São Paulo managed 68% possession and 26 shots on goal with 5 on target. On the other side, Santos got 7 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Jobson (46') was the scorer for Santos.
During their 6 latest matches, Fernando Diniz's São Paulo have found the back of the net 7 times, yielding them the goals scored per game average of 1.17.
Heading into this contest, São Paulo are undefeated by Atletico PR in games played away from home for the previous 2 league games.
Head to head
Checking on their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 15/10/2017 shows that Atletico PR have won 1 of these and São Paulo 4, with the number of draws standing at 1.
A combined total of 7 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 2 from Furação and 5 coming from Tricolor Paulista. That’s an average goals per game of 1.17.
The previous league clash featuring these clubs was Serie A match day 11 on 26/08/2020 when it finished São Paulo 1-0 Atletico PR.
On that occasion, São Paulo had 56% possession and 15 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Luciano Neves (65').
On the other side, Atletico PR got 5 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
The referee was Marcelo de Lima Henrique.
Team News: Atletico PR
Atletico PR boss Paulo Autuori has zero fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game with a completely healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: São Paulo
São Paulo boss Fernando Diniz has a number of players out of action. Walce (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Luciano (Fitness) and Jonas Toró (Corona virus) will miss out on this game.
Atletico PR will have a tough ask to find the net against this São Paulo team who we think might manage to get a goal of their own in a winning performance.
Our tip is therefore for a highly competitive game with a 0-1 winning margin for São Paulo at the end of this game.
We’ll see what happens.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Joaquim Américo Guimarães (42,372)
Captain: Wellington Aparecido Martins
Chairman: Mário Celso Petraglia
Manager: Paulo Autuori
Competitions: Serie A position 11
⭐ Star Player: Renato Kayzer
Mostly played in the Striker position, Renato Kayzer was born in Tupãssi, Brazil. After having made a senior debut playing for Vasco da Gama in the 2015 season, the gifted Forward has got 9 league goals in this Série A 2020 season so far from a total of 23 appearances.