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The Serie A fixture at Estádio Adelmar da Costa Carvalho on Saturday sees home side Sport Recife welcome Corinthians.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Sport Recife v Corinthians match are shown here (plus the best game odds).
Sport Recife are hoping to win again following the 3-1 Serie A success against Juventude.
In that game, Sport Recife had 45% possession and 14 shots at goal with 8 on target. For Sport Recife, goals were scored by José Welison (36'), Mikael (49') and Chico (69'). For their opponents, Juventude had 9 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. Paulinho Bóia (80') scored for Juventude.
It has been all too rare in recent games where Sport Recife have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Sport Recife have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 7 goals in the process.
Going into this one, Sport Recife have not registered a win against Corinthians in their previous 2 league matches.
Corinthians will go into this encounter following on from a 3-1 Serie A win in the defeat of Bahia in their most recent fixture.
In that match, Corinthians had 71% possession and 21 shots at goal with 11 on target. For Corinthians, goals were scored by Róger Guedes (45'), Víctor Cantillo (52') and Jô (69'). For their opponents, Bahia had 3 shots on goal with 2 on target. Gilberto (33') was the scorer for Bahia.
In their previous 6 clashes, Corinthians have bagged the sum of 10 goals. Corinthians have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. During that period, their defenders have seen 7 goals go into their own net. Let’s see if that trend can be sustained here.
Leading up to this clash, Corinthians:
- are winless against Sport Recife in games played away from home for the previous 3 league games.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 6 league matches away from home.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head-to-head meetings going back to 03/12/2017 shows that Sport Recife have won 2 of them and Corinthians 3, with the tally of drawn games standing at 1.
A sum of 13 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 5 from Leão da Ilha and 8 created by Timão. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.17.
The previous league match featuring the two was Serie A match day 6 on 24/06/2021 when it ended Corinthians 2-1 Sport Recife.
On that occasion, Corinthians managed 50% possession and 16 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer was Jô (52').
Sport Recife had 9 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Iago Maidana (45' Own goal) and Santiago Tréllez (82') scored.
The match was refereed by Paulo Roberto Jr.
Team News: Sport Recife
The Sport Recife manager Gustavo Florentín has no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game with a completely healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Corinthians
Owing to a fully healthy group to choose from, the Corinthians manager Sylvio Sylvinho does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this clash.
We’re inclined to think that Sport Recife will do well to see themselves scoring against this Corinthians team who we think should end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
Therefore, we predict a very competitive game with a 0-1 victory for Corinthians at the end of this one.
Hopefully it’s a good one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Adelmar da Costa Carvalho (35,020)
Captain: Sander Bortolotto
Chairman: Milton Bivar
Manager: Gustavo Florentín
Competitions: Serie A position 18
⭐ Star Man: André
Typically played in the Striker position, André was born in Cabo Frio, Brazil. Having made his senior debut playing for Santos in the 2009 season, the talented Forward has struck 2 league goals in this Série A 2021 season to date in a total of 20 appearances.