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Chapecoense will face off against visiting side Fluminense at Arena Condá in the Serie A fixture on Wednesday.
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Chapecoense prepare for this fixture following a 0-0 Serie A drawn match vs Sport Recife.
In that game, Chapecoense managed 45% possession and 15 shots at goal with 2 on target. For their opponents, Sport Recife got 19 shots on goal with 7 on target.
Fewer than three goals per match were scored during 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Chapecoense have been participants. With regard to the goal attribution in this period, opposition teams scored a total of 6 and Chapecoense managed the sum of 3.
Analysis of their past results shows that Chapecoense:
- have not won against Fluminense in games played at home for the previous 2 league matches.
- have not lost a league tie with Fluminense in their last 2 games.
- haven’t won at home in the past 8 matches in the league. Something needs to change.
In the game prior to this, Fluminense drew 1-1 in the Serie A tie with Juventude.
In that game, Fluminense had 64% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. For Fluminense, the goals were scored by Jhon Arias (53') and Lucca (68' Own goal). Juventude got 7 shots at goal with 2 on target.
Fluminense have been good when going forward in the lead-up to this encounter, scoring 8 times in their last 6 matches. This doesn’t mask the fact that Fluminense have had their own issues at the back, also conceding in 5 of those same outings. Previous results aside, we’ll just have to find out whether that pattern will be maintained here in this match.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head-to-head meetings going back to 03/07/2017 tells us that Chapecoense have won 1 of them & Fluminense 2, with the tally of draws standing at 3.
A combined total of 19 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 9 of them from Verdão and 10 for Tricolor. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.17.
The previous league meeting featuring the two was Serie A match day 28 on 26/10/2019 when the final score was Fluminense 1-1 Chapecoense.
On that day, Fluminense had 67% possession and 26 shots on goal with 8 on target. The scorer was Marcos Paulo (52').
Chapecoense had 13 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Everaldo Stum (27') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Savio Sampaio.
Team News: Chapecoense
Vagner (Ruptured knee ligament) and Tiepo (Knee Injury) are unavailable for Chapecoense gaffer Jair Ventura.
Team News: Fluminense
Owing to a completely healthy squad ready to go, the Fluminense boss Roger Machado has zero fitness worries to speak of before this clash.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Chapecoense will have to perform well to see themselves scoring against this Fluminense outfit who we reckon will manage to get a goal of their own in a winning performance.
We therefore fancy a very competitive game with a 0-1 advantage for Fluminense at the end of the 90 minutes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Arena Condá (22,600)
Captain: Moises Ribeiro
Chairman: Gilson Sbeghen
Manager: Jair Ventura
Competitions: Serie A position 20
🔑 Star Man: Geuvânio
Mostly deployed in the Right Wing position, Geuvânio was born in Ilha das Flores, Sergipe, Brazil. Having made his senior debut playing for Santos in the 2012 season, the dangerous Forward has hit 2 league goals in the Série A 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 14 appearances.