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Internacional will do battle with visiting team Corinthians at Estádio José Pinheiro Borda in the Serie A tie on Friday.
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Internacional won’t want a repeat of their last result here after the 2-1 Serie A defeat in their last game at the hands of Flamengo.
In that game, Internacional had 41% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Internacional was Edenílson (12'). Flamengo had 10 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Giorgian De Arrascaeta (29') and Gabriel Barbosa (63') scored for Flamengo.
Abel Braga's Internacional have netted 8 times over their past 6 outings. The tally of goals that have been scored against them in those same fixtures is 6.
Going into this encounter, Internacional haven't beaten Corinthians in their last 4 matches in the league.
In the game prior to this, Corinthians drew 0-0 in the Serie A tie with Vasco da Gama.
In that game, Corinthians managed 66% possession and 14 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. For their opponents, Vasco da Gama had 8 attempts at goal with 0 on target.
Looking at their form, and Corinthians have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 9 goals in all. At the back, Timão certainly have room for improvement.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Corinthians:
- have left without a victory over Internacional when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
- have not won away from home in their last 4 league games.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head to head meetings dating back to 21/11/2016 shows that Internacional have won 1 of these & Corinthians 2, with the tally of drawn results standing at 3.
A sum of 7 goals were produced between them in this period, with 3 for Colorado and 4 coming from Timão. The average goals per game has been 1.17.
The last league meeting featuring these clubs was Serie A match day 19 on 31/10/2020 and the score finished Corinthians 1-0 Internacional.
In that game, Corinthians managed 34% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The scorer was Matheus Davó (33').
On the other side, Internacional had 7 shots on goal with 0 on target.
The referee was Paulo Roberto Jr.
Team News: Internacional
Rodrigo Moledo (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Gabriel Boschilia (Knee Injury) won’t be available for Inter de PA gaffer Abel Braga. Rodinei cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Corinthians
Corinthians manager Vágner Mancini has to currently contend with reduced team options. Danilo Avelar (Cruciate Ligament Injury) and Jemerson (Twisted knee) will miss out on this game.
In this game, Internacional look set to score more than once when they face Corinthians, who may well struggle to score.
We can therefore see a fairly comfortable 2-0 winning score for Internacional at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio José Pinheiro Borda (50,128)
Chairman: Marcelo Feijó de Medeiros
Manager: Abel Braga
Competitions: Serie A position 1
⭐ Key Man: Yuri Alberto
Mostly played in the Striker position, Yuri Alberto was born in Brazil. After having played his first senior match for Santos in the 2017 season, the gifted Forward has managed to score 10 league goals in this Série A 2020 campaign to date in a total of 22 appearances.