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Avaí will be the visitors at Estádio Governador João Castelo on Monday for the Serie B meeting with home team Sampaio Corrêa.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Sampaio Corrêa v Avaí are shown on this page - along with the latest match odds.
Sampaio Corrêa will be hoping to bounce back here after the 2-1 Serie B loss in their previous game against Ituano.
In that match, Sampaio Corrêa had 65% possession and 7 attempts at goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Sampaio Corrêa was Ytalo (49'). Ituano got 8 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Mário Sérgio (18') was the scorer for Ituano.
Sampaio Corrêa have really struggled up front in recent times. Their ‘goals for’ figure equals just 3 versus opponents over the course of their previous 6 outings. In those games, Sampaio Corrêa have also seen the number of goals against them come to 9. Such a trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this game, though.
Their prior results show that Sampaio Corrêa:
- have not emerged victorious against Avaí in their last 4 league games.
- have not won at home in their last 3 matches in the league.
Previously, Avaí drew 1-1 in the Serie B match with CRB.
In that match, Avaí managed 54% possession and 18 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. CRB got 20 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Leo Pereira (61') was the scorer for CRB.
A run of dependable showings from the Avaí defenders has seen their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 3 from their last 6 fixtures combined. During the same period of time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 6.
Head to head
The previous league match featuring these sides was Serie B match day 18 on 20/07/2023 and the score finished Avaí 2-0 Sampaio Corrêa.
In that game, Avaí had 48% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. The scorers were Denilson (13') and Felipe Rocha (48').
At the other end, Sampaio Corrêa got 15 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
Team News: Sampaio Corrêa
The Sampaio Corrêa manager Fernando Marchiori has zero fitness concerns to speak of before this clash owing to a fully healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: Avaí
Thanks to a completely healthy group to pick from, the Avaí manager Eduardo Barroca doesn’t have any fitness worries at all coming into this game.
We’re thinking that Avaí are dangerous enough to score a goal against this Sampaio Corrêa lineup, but it probably won’t quite prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We reckon that it will be a 2-1 victory for Sampaio Corrêa by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. It’s a very tough call.
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