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The Serie B clash at Estádio Governador João Castelo on Friday sees home team Sampaio Corrêa up against opponents in Cruzeiro.
Our Sampaio Corrêa v Cruzeiro predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below including the latest game odds.
Sampaio Corrêa will be hoping for a better result following a 2-1 Serie B loss in their previous game against Náutico.
It has not been often in recent times that Sampaio Corrêa have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Sampaio Corrêa have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 8 goals during that time.
Taking a look at their past results, Sampaio Corrêa:
- have left without a victory over Cruzeiro in their last 2 league matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 2 league matches at home.
Following on from being beaten in their last game against Vitoria in Serie B competition, Cruzeiro and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
Felipe Conceição's Cruzeiro have seen their efforts on goal rewarded a total of 5 times throughout their most recent 6 matches. The aggregate of goals that have been scored against them during those same matches comes to 8.
Team News: Sampaio Corrêa
The Sampaio Corrêa boss Leo Condé will be thankful to have no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game thanks to a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Cruzeiro
Owing to a completely healthy squad available to choose from, the Cruzeiro boss Felipe Conceição has zero fitness worries at all ahead of this game.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Sampaio Corrêa will have to perform well to put one past this Cruzeiro outfit who we think should win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
We’re therefore tipping a very even match with a 0-1 victory for Cruzeiro when all is said and done.
Expecting it to be tight.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Governador João Castelo (40,149)
Chairman: Sérgio Frota
Manager: Leo Condé
Competitions: Serie B position 10