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Ceará will face off against the visiting Red Bull Bragantino at Estádio Governador Plácido Castelo in the Serie A clash on Sunday.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Ceará v Red Bull Bragantino can be seen below - plus the latest match odds.
Ceará fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being the 0-2 Serie A success versus Flamengo.
In that match, Ceará had 26% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. For Ceará, the goals were scored by Vinícius Goes (13') and Kelvyn (90'). Flamengo got 21 shots at goal with 5 on target.
Fewer than three goals per match were recorded in 5 of the past 6 meetings where Ceará have taken part. With regard to the goal attribution from that period, their opponents scored a total of 5 while Vovô got themselves 8. We will just have to find out if that trend can be sustained in this game.
Ahead of this clash, Ceará haven’t won at home in the past 5 league games. Their fans aren't happy.
Red Bull Bragantino
In the game prior to this, Red Bull Bragantino drew 2-2 in the Serie A match with Atlético Mineiro.
In that match, Red Bull Bragantino had 44% possession and 11 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. For Red Bull Bragantino, the goals were scored by Ryller (45') and Edimar (67'). Atlético Mineiro had 19 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Jefferson Savarino (55') and Hyoran (90') scored for Atlético Mineiro.
The numbers tell their own story, and Red Bull Bragantino have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 7 goals in all. At the back, Leão da Zona certainly have room for improvement.
Going into this encounter, Red Bull Bragantino are without a win away from home in their last 3 league games.
Head to head
The previous league encounter between the two was Serie A match day 11 on 19/09/2020 when it finished Red Bull Bragantino 4-2 Ceará.
In that match, Red Bull Bragantino managed 42% possession and 18 shots on goal with 9 of them on target. Goals were scored by Léo Ortiz (4'), Bruno Tubarão (23'), Alerrandro (45') and Evangelista (63').
Ceará had 13 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Vinícius Goes (20') and Wescley (89') scored.
The referee was Jefferson Ferreira de Moraes.
Team News: Ceará
Ceará boss Guto Ferreira will be thankful to have no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match owing to a fully injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: Red Bull Bragantino
Owing to a completely healthy group available to select from, Red Bull Bragantino boss Maurício Barbieri has no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this game. The suspended players who are serving a ban for this game are Tomás Cuello and Ligger.
We’re thinking that Red Bull Bragantino and Ceará are both capable of scoring here.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw. We’re therefore predicting a very even match with a 1-1 draw at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Governador Plácido Castelo (63,903)
Captain: Luiz Otávio
Chairman: Robinson de Castro
Manager: Guto Ferreira
Competitions: Serie A position 9
⭐ Star Player: Vinícius Goes
Normally deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Vinícius Goes was born in Curitiba, Brazil. After having played his first senior match for Coritiba in the 2012 season, the dangerous Midfielder has bagged 9 league goals in the Série A 2020 season to date from a total of 22 appearances.