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Corinthians head to Allianz Parque on Monday for the Serie A meeting with hosts Palmeiras.
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Palmeiras go into this match after a 1-1 Serie A drawn match against Grêmio.
In that game, Palmeiras had 44% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 6 on target. The only player to score for Palmeiras was Raphael Veiga (33'). Grêmio had 12 shots at goal with 7 on target. Diego Souza (88') scored for Grêmio.
Their latest results reveal that huge efforts have been put in by the Palmeiras rearguard. Verdão have been mean at the back, resulting in the number of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their past 6 outings standing at 3. Despite that, it remains to be seen whether the trend shall continue on here in this match or not.
A look at their previous results shows us that Palmeiras:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Corinthians in their last 4 games.
- have not been beaten in their last 6 league matches at home.
Corinthians come into this meeting following a 5-0 Serie A win with the defeat of Fluminense in their last outing.
In that game, Corinthians managed 57% possession and 19 attempts at goal with 8 on target. For Corinthians, the scorers were Jô (25'), Juan Cazares (56'), Fágner (62'), Mateus Vital (67') and Luan (91'). Fluminense got 13 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target.
A run of steadfast displays by the Corinthians defenders has seen their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 1 from their previous 6 outings in total. In that time, their own attack force has managed to score 11.
Ahead of this clash, Corinthians have not emerged victorious against Palmeiras when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels dating back to 05/11/2017, there has been little to separate the clubs with Palmeiras winning 2 of those games, Corinthians 2 and 2 being draws in regulation time.
13 goals were produced between them in this period, with 7 of them from Verdão and 6 created by Timão. That is an average goals per game value of 2.17.
The previous league clash featuring these clubs was Serie A match day 9 on 10/09/2020 when it finished Corinthians 0-2 Palmeiras.
On that day, Corinthians managed 56% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target.
On the other side, Palmeiras got 21 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. Luiz Adriano (43') and Veron (65') scored.
The referee was Leandro Vuaden.
Team News: Palmeiras
Wesley (Meniscal Injury), Felipe Melo (Ankle Injury) and Alanzinho (Fractured Leg) aren’t available for Palmeiras manager Abel Ferreira. Marcos Rocha is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Corinthians
Corinthians boss Vágner Mancini has a number of players out of action. Danilo Avelar (Cruciate Ligament Injury) and Léo Santos (Bruised Knee) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
We’re thinking that Corinthians might need a bit of good fortune to be putting a goal past this Palmeiras outfit who we reckon will just have the edge.
We’re going for a very even contest with a 1-0 winning margin for Palmeiras at full-time.
Let’s see how this one goes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Allianz Parque (43,713)
Captain: Felipe Melo
Chairman: Maurício Galiotte
Manager: Abel Ferreira
Competitions: Serie A position 6, Copa do Brasil (Final), Copa Libertadores (Semi-Finals)
🔑 Key Player: Raphael Veiga
Regularly played in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Raphael Veiga was born in São Paulo, Brazil. After having made a senior debut playing for Coritiba in the 2016 season, the accomplished Midfielder has hit 8 league goals in this Série A 2020 campaign to date in 19 appearances.