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Guarani will be taking on away team Criciuma at Estádio Brinco de Ouro da Princesa in the Serie B clash on Tuesday.
All Guarani v Criciuma match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Guarani prepare for this game after a 0-0 Serie B drawn match vs Londrina.
In that game, Guarani had 52% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. For their opponents, Londrina got 14 shots on goal with 5 on target.
Guarani have been quite ineffective in attack in recent times. Their ‘goals for’ figure stands at just 3 versus opponents during their previous six matches. In those games, Guarani have also seen the tally of goals that have gone against them total 5. That pattern won’t necessarily be continued here, however.
Taking a look at their past results, Guarani:
- have not lost a league tie with Criciuma in their last 4 games.
- have not emerged victorious against Criciuma in their previous 2 league matches.
- are without a home win in the past 2 matches in the league.
Criciuma go into this clash after a 1-0 Serie B win in the defeat of ABC in their last game.
In that match, Criciuma managed 49% possession and 21 shots on goal with 8 on target. The only player to score for Criciuma was Éder Citadin (25'). ABC got 10 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
The trend of at least one team not scoring a goal in games featuring Criciuma has become apparent in recent matches. Looking at their last six outings reveals that it has occurred 5 times. In these clashes, opposing sides have managed a goal total of 3 while Criciuma have scored 7.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head to head meetings dating back to 29/09/2004 shows us that Guarani have won 2 of these and Criciuma 1, with the number of drawn matches being 3.
In all, 7 goals were scored between them in this period, with 4 of them from Guarani and 3 for Tigrão. That is an average goals per game value of 1.17.
The previous league meeting between the two was Serie B match day 17 on 13/07/2023 and the score finished Criciuma 1-1 Guarani.
On that day, Criciuma had 63% possession and 21 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. The scorer was Fabinho (57').
Guarani had 6 shots at goal with 2 on target. Bruninho (8') was the scorer.
Team News: Guarani
The Guarani manager Umberto Louzer doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever before this match with a fully injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Criciuma
Thanks to a fully healthy group ready to go, the Criciuma manager Claudio Tencati doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game.
Criciuma will likely create enough chances to break down this Guarani outfit, but it might not quite be enough to avoid a loss.
We are anticipating a very close game with a 2-1 win for Guarani at the end of this one. There looks to be little in this one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Brinco de Ouro da Princesa (29,130)
Captain: Alan Santos
Chairman: Ricardo Moisés
Manager: Umberto Louzer
Competitions: Serie B position 8