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Red Bull Bragantino will host the visiting Bahia at Estádio Nabi Abi Chedid in the Serie A meeting on Friday.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Red Bull Bragantino v Bahia game including the latest game odds.
Red Bull Bragantino
Red Bull Bragantino fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being the 1-2 Serie A success versus Botafogo.
In that game, Red Bull Bragantino had 40% possession and 11 shots on goal with 4 on target. For Red Bull Bragantino, the scorers were Ytalo (45') and Cláudinho (86'). Botafogo had 12 shots on goal with 3 on target. Matheus Babi (44') was the scorer for Botafogo.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times where Red Bull Bragantino have kept a clean sheet. It will be a concern for them that Leão da Zona have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 8 goals on the way. That trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this game, though.
Coming into this meeting, Red Bull Bragantino are unbeaten in their previous 3 home league matches.
Bahia go into this meeting following on from a 1-2 Serie A win to defeat Coritiba in their most recent game.
In that game, Bahia had 47% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. For Bahia, the scorers were Élber (36') and Zeca (72'). On the other side, Coritiba got 16 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Augusto (3') was the scorer for Coritiba.
Over the course of their previous 6 outings, Bahia have amassed the sum of 10 goals. Tricolor de Aço have also managed to score in every single one of those games. Over that period, their defenders have seen 7 goals scored by their opponents.
Head to head
The last league fixture between these sides was Serie A match day 3 on 16/08/2020 when it finished Bahia 2-1 Red Bull Bragantino.
That time, Bahia had 42% possession and 10 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Goals were scored by Juninho (26') and Ernando (93').
Red Bull Bragantino had 17 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Léo Ortiz (77') scored.
The match was refereed by Felipe Fernandes de Lima.
Team News: Red Bull Bragantino
Red Bull Bragantino manager Maurício Barbieri will be happy not to have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash thanks to a fully injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Bahia
With a fully injury-free squad ready to go, Bahia manager Roger Machado does not have any fitness concerns to report before this match.
In this match, Bahia must be fancied to score a goal against this Red Bull Bragantino outfit, however it realistically won’t prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
Our tip is for a close game with a 2-1 winning score for Red Bull Bragantino by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. Looking forward to seeing how this one unfolds.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Red Bull Bragantino
Stadium: Estádio Nabi Abi Chedid (21,209)
Captain: Júlio César
Chairman: Thiago Roberto Scuro
Manager: Maurício Barbieri
Competitions: Serie A position 15
⭐ Key Man: Alerrandro
Customarily taking up the Striker position, Alerrandro was born in Lavras, Brazil. Having made his senior debut playing for Atlético Mineiro in the 2018 season, the skilful Forward has hit 5 league goals in the Série A 2020 campaign so far in 12 appearances.