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The Serie A meeting at Estádio Major Antônio Couto Pereira on Monday will see hosts Coritiba do battle with Bahia.
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Coritiba will play in this match coming off the back of a 2-2 Serie A drawn result vs Internacional.
In that game, Coritiba managed 41% possession and 10 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. For Coritiba, goals were scored by Augusto (48') and Sabino (74'). At the other end, Internacional had 12 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Yuri Alberto (33') and Nonato (59') scored for Internacional.
Eduardo Barroca's Coritiba have celebrated scoring a sum total of 8 times over their last 6 outings. The corresponding tally of goals that they have conceded in those same games stands at 7.
Coming into this contest, Coritiba have left without a victory over Bahia in their last 3 league games.
Bahia come into this game after a 2-1 Serie A win with the defeat of Fortaleza in their last outing.
In that game, Bahia managed 33% possession and 12 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. For Bahia, the goals were scored by Juninho (25') and Gilberto (71'). On the other side, Fortaleza had 8 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Bérgson (65') was the scorer for Fortaleza.
The stats don’t lie, and Bahia have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 7 goals in total. At the back, Tricolor de Aço can certainly do much better.
Heading into this fixture, Bahia haven’t won away from home in the past 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head meetings stretching back to 15/09/2013, neither club has come out on top overall with Coritiba winning 1 of those games, Bahia 1 and 4 being draws in normal time.
A total of 12 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 6 of them from Coxa and 6 for Tricolor de Aço. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.
The previous league clash between the two was Serie A match day 2 on 12/08/2020 and the score finished Bahia 1-0 Coritiba.
In that game, Bahia managed 45% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Their only player to score was Rodriguinho (40').
Coritiba got 12 shots at goal with 2 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Flavio Rodrigues de Souza.
Team News: Coritiba
Coritiba manager Eduardo Barroca doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this game thanks to a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Bahia
Owing to a fully injury-free group to pick from, Bahia manager Roger Machado has zero fitness concerns whatsoever before this match.
We’re inclined to think that Bahia and Coritiba could well end up finding themselves level here, with both teams capable of netting.
A draw looks like a realistic possibility, but we’ll see what happens. We’re therefore predicting a hard-fought 1-1 draw when all is said and done.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Major Antônio Couto Pereira (40,502)
Captain: Rafael Rafinha
Chairman: Samir Namur
Manager: Eduardo Barroca
Competitions: Serie A position 15
⭐ Key Player: Robson
Generally used in the Left Wing position, Robson was born in Campinas, Brazil. After having made a senior debut playing for São Paulo in the 2016 season, the skilful Forward has netted 6 league goals in this Série A 2020 season to date in a total of 19 appearances.