Goias come up against visiting rivals Flamengo at Estádio Hailé Pinheiro in this Serie A clash on Monday.
All Goias v Flamengo match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
Goias will be hoping for a better result after the 1-0 Serie A losing effort in their last game against Internacional.
In that match, Goias had 60% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 4 on target. On the other side, Internacional got 10 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Praxedes (43') was the scorer for Internacional.
Their latest results really do illustrate the point that not much more can be done by the Goias backline. Verdão have been stingy, seeing the total number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper during their past 6 games standing at 4.
Analysis of their past results shows that Goias:
- have not won against Flamengo in their previous 5 matches in the league.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches at home.
Since a losing effort in their last game against Ceará in Serie A competition, Flamengo and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Flamengo had 74% possession and 21 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. On the other side, Ceará had 8 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Vinícius Goes (13') and Kelvyn (90') scored for Ceará.
Rogério Ceni's Flamengo have converted 10 times in the course of their previous six matches. The total of goals that have been scored against them during those same matches comes to 8.
Pre-game facts show that Flamengo:
- are undefeated by Goias when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Checking on their prior head-to-head meetings going back to 11/09/2014 shows us that Goias have won 1 of these and Flamengo 4, with the number of draws being 1.
A total of 21 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 6 of them for Verdão and 15 for Fla. The average goals per game has been 3.5.
The last league fixture between these clubs was Serie A match day 11 on 13/10/2020 when it ended Flamengo 2-1 Goias.
The match was refereed by Paulo Roberto Jr.
Team News: Goias
Goias manager Augusto César will be happy not to have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this match owing to a completely injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Flamengo
Flamengo boss Rogério Ceni has multiple availability issues to deal with. Thiago Maia (Corona virus) and Diego Alves (Muscle Injury) can’t be considered. Gerson will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
When taking all factors into account, Goias should be able to score against this Flamengo side, although just one goal likely won’t be enough to avoid a loss.
Our tip is for a tight encounter finishing with a 1-2 winning score for Flamengo at the end of the match. It really should be an interesting one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Hailé Pinheiro (9,900)
Captain: Rafael Moura
Chairman: Marcelo Almeida
Manager: Augusto César
Competitions: Serie A position 18
🔑 Key Player: Fernandão
Typically deployed in the Striker position, Fernandão was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After having made a senior debut playing for Flamengo in the 2008 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 4 league goals in the Série A 2020 campaign to date in a total of 16 appearances.