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Chapecoense will be taking on visiting rivals Ceará at Arena Condá in the Serie B game on Saturday.
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Chapecoense will be hoping for a better result after the 2-0 Serie B defeat in their last game at the hands of Sampaio Corrêa.
In that match, Chapecoense had 59% possession and 3 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Sampaio Corrêa had 10 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Ytalo (8') was the scorer for Sampaio Corrêa.
Chapecoense have found it difficult to unlock defences of late. Their goals record stands at just 4 against opposition teams over the course of their last six outings. In those meetings, Chapecoense have also seen the tally of goals scored against them total 5.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Chapecoense:
- are winless against Ceará in their last 3 matches in the league.
- are without a win at home for the past 4 league matches. Fans are getting restless.
After tasting defeat last time out to Grêmio Novorizontino in Serie B action, Ceará and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, Ceará had 60% possession and 4 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. For Ceará, goals were scored by Tiago Pagnussat (79' Own goal) and Erick (90'). On the other side, Grêmio Novorizontino got 18 shots at goal with 6 on target. César Martins (9'), Aylon (41') and Geovane (45') scored for Grêmio Novorizontino.
In the course of their 6 latest matches, Guto Ferreira's Ceará have converted 8 times thus giving them the goals scored per game average of 1.33.
Head to head
A look at their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 30/09/2018 tells us that Chapecoense have won 1 of these games & Ceará 4, with the number of drawn games being 1.
A combined total of 13 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 3 of them from Verdão and 10 netted by Vovô. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.17.
The previous league fixture featuring the two was Serie B match day 10 on 02/06/2023 when it ended Ceará 2-0 Chapecoense.
On that occasion, Ceará managed 50% possession and 17 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. The goals were scored by Jean Carlos (30') and Vitor Gabriel (103').
For their opponents, Chapecoense got 10 shots on goal with 3 of them on target.
Team News: Chapecoense
The Chapecoense boss Claudinei Oliveira has a full complement, with no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this clash owing to a completely healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Ceará
Owing to a fully healthy group available to choose from, the Ceará boss Guto Ferreira has no fitness worries to report before this clash.
Ceará and Chapecoense are both capable of scoring here.
We’ll see, but this looks like it could end up all-square. We’re therefore seeing a very close game with a 1-1 score at full-time.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Arena Condá (22,600)
Captain: Victor Ramos
Chairman: Nei Maidana
Manager: Claudinei Oliveira
Competitions: Serie B position 17