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Grêmio arrive at Arena Condá on Saturday for the Serie A meeting with home side Chapecoense.
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Chapecoense will be looking to improve on their last outing here after a 2-0 Serie A defeat in their last game at the hands of Santos.
In that match, Chapecoense had 57% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Santos had 9 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Marinho (27') and Marcos Guilherme (84') scored for Santos.
Chapecoense have not been in good attacking form in more recent games. Their goals record stands at just 2 against opposing sides over their last 6 matches. In those games, Chapecoense have also seen the tally of goals against them come to 10. It will be interesting to find out if that trend will be sustained here.
A look at their previous results shows us that Chapecoense:
- have not won against Grêmio when playing them at home in the last 4 league games.
- have not emerged victorious against Grêmio in their last 5 league matches.
- have not won at home in their last 16 matches in the league. The home fans must be at their wits' end.
Grêmio will come into the meeting following on from a 3-0 Serie A win in the defeat of Red Bull Bragantino in their last fixture.
In that match, Grêmio had 52% possession and 25 attempts at goal with 10 on target. For Grêmio, goals were scored by Diego Souza (5'), Lucas Silva (34') and Jhonata Robert (38'). For their opponents, Red Bull Bragantino got 7 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
Vágner Mancini's Grêmio have found the back of the net a total of 7 times in the course of their latest six matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during that period adds up to 9.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head-to-head meetings dating back to 17/09/2017 shows that Chapecoense have won 1 of these games and Grêmio 3, with the tally of drawn games standing at 2.
An aggregate of 15 goals were produced between them in this period, with 6 of them for Verdão and 9 coming from Tricolor dos Pampas. The average goals per game has been 2.5.
The previous league fixture between these clubs was Serie A match day 15 on 09/08/2021 when the final score was Grêmio 2-1 Chapecoense.
In that game, Grêmio had 54% possession and 20 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Goals were scored by Alisson (18') and Miguel Borja (32').
At the other end, Chapecoense got 6 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Anselmo Ramón (4') was the scorer.
The referee was Marcelo de Lima Henrique.
Team News: Chapecoense
The Chapecoense manager Felipe Endres has zero fitness worries at all coming into this game owing to a fully injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Grêmio
Due to a completely healthy group available to choose from, the Grêmio boss Vágner Mancini doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this game.
In this game, Chapecoense have the firepower to score a goal against this Grêmio outfit, but a single goal probably won’t be enough to prevent defeat.
We’ve gone for a close game with a 1-2 winning score for Grêmio after the 90. Let’s wait and see how it plays out.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Arena Condá (22,600)
Captain: Anselmo Ramón
Chairman: Gilson Sbeghen
Manager: Felipe Endres
Competitions: Serie A position 20
🔑 Star Man: Geuvânio
Mostly used in the Right Wing position, Geuvânio was born in Ilha das Flores, Sergipe, Brazil. After making a first senior appearance for Santos in the 2012 season, the gifted Forward has managed to score 3 league goals in this Série A 2021 season to date in 23 appearances.