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The Serie A clash at Neo Química Arena on Saturday sees home side Corinthians go into battle with Palmeiras.
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Corinthians will play in this match coming off the back of a 1-1 Serie A draw against América Mineiro.
In that game, Corinthians had 61% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. The scorer for Corinthians was Giuliano (17'). At the other end, América Mineiro got 14 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Marlon (7') scored for América Mineiro.
Fewer than three goals per match were scored during 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Corinthians have been involved. In terms of the goal weighting from that period, their opponents scored a total of 4 and Corinthians got themselves 8. However, we will just have to wait and see if such a trend shall be sustained in this upcoming game.
Their previous form shows that Corinthians:
- have not beaten Palmeiras in their last 6 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
- are without a win at home for the past 2 matches in the league.
In their last game, Palmeiras drew 0-0 in the Copa Libertadores match with Atlético Mineiro.
Abel Ferreira's Palmeiras have seen their goal attempts be successful a total of 8 times throughout their most recent 6 matches. The total of goals that have been scored against them during those same clashes adds up to 6.
Heading into this fixture, Palmeiras haven't been beaten by Corinthians when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 09/09/2018 tells us that Corinthians have won 0 of these games & Palmeiras 3, with the tally of drawn matches being 3.
An aggregate of 13 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 3 for Timão and 10 netted by Verdão. That is an average goals per game value of 2.17.
The last league match between these clubs was Serie A match day 3 on 12/06/2021 and the score finished Palmeiras 1-1 Corinthians.
On that occasion, Palmeiras managed 52% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Their only player to score was Raphael Veiga (3').
On the other side, Corinthians had 9 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Gabriel (55') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Flavio Rodrigues de Souza.
Team News: Corinthians
The Corinthians boss Sylvio Sylvinho does not have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match thanks to a fully healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: Palmeiras
Due to a fully injury-free group ready to go, the Palmeiras manager Abel Ferreira has no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this clash.
We envisage that Palmeiras and Corinthians could both end up scoring in a what should be a good tussle with little between the two teams.
Let’s see how this one goes, but it looks this could be a draw. With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a very close game with a 1-1 scoreline at full-time.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Neo Química Arena (48,000)
Captain: Cássio Ramos
Chairman: Duílio Monteiro Alves
Manager: Sylvio Sylvinho
Competitions: Serie A position 6
🔑 Star Man: Adson
Mostly used in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Adson was born in Araguapaz, Brazil. After having played his first senior match for Corinthians in the 2021 season, the gifted Midfielder has got 3 league goals in the Série A 2021 campaign so far from a total of 9 appearances.