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The Serie B game at Estádio Santa Cruz on Saturday will see home side Botafogo-SP prepare for the visit of opponents, Londrina.
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Botafogo-SP will be hoping to bounce back here following the 3-0 Serie B defeat in their last game at the hands of Criciuma.
In that game, Botafogo-SP managed 44% possession and 2 attempts on goal with 0 of them on target. For their opponents, Criciuma got 25 shots at goal with 13 on target. Éder Citadin (36') and Felipe Vizeu (90') scored for Criciuma.
Marcelo Chamusca's Botafogo-SP have netted 6 times in their last six outings. The corresponding number of goals that they have conceded in those same fixtures amounts to 10.
Following on from being beaten in their last game against Grêmio Novorizontino in Serie B competition, Londrina and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, Londrina managed 47% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. On the other side, Grêmio Novorizontino had 18 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Aylon (70') was the scorer for Grêmio Novorizontino.
The stats tell the story, and Londrina have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 9 goals in total. Defensively, Londrina just haven’t been too solid at all. That sort of trend won’t necessarily be continued into this next game, though.
Head to head
The last league match between these sides was Serie B match day 19 on 24/07/2023 when the final score was Londrina 1-2 Botafogo-SP.
On that occasion, Londrina managed 58% possession and 11 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Their only player to score was Paulinho Moccelin (22').
At the other end, Botafogo-SP got 17 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Edson (98') was the scorer.
Team News: Botafogo-SP
The Botafogo-SP boss Marcelo Chamusca has no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game thanks to a completely injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: Londrina
Due to a completely injury-free squad available for selection, the Londrina manager Roberto Fonseca doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash.
We’re inclined to think that Londrina could well find it tough to break down this Botafogo-SP lineup who we think should just have the edge.
We’re going for a hard-fought 1-0 victory for Botafogo-SP at the end of the match.
Should be a close one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Santa Cruz (29,292)
Captain: Fillipe Soutto
Chairman: Adalberto Baptista
Manager: Marcelo Chamusca
Competitions: Serie B position 12