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Red Bull Bragantino arrive at Estádio Hailé Pinheiro on Sunday for the Serie A showdown with home side Goias.
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Goias, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 2-0 Serie A success versus Botafogo.
In that game, Goias managed 54% possession and 11 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. For Goias, the goalscorers were Rafael Moura (8') and Fernandão (64'). At the other end, Botafogo got 11 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target.
Matches featuring Goias have often been entertaining affairs of late with a lot of goalmouth action being the norm. Over their past six clashes alone, the sum total of 23 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 10 of those coming from Verdão. Such a trend might not be carried forward here, though.
Coming into this contest, Goias are undefeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
Red Bull Bragantino
In their last game, Red Bull Bragantino drew 0-0 in the Serie A match with Sport Recife.
In that match, Red Bull Bragantino had 69% possession and 22 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Sport Recife had 4 shots at goal with 0 on target.
A sequence of dependable displays by the Red Bull Bragantino defensive players has resulted in the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 4 from their previous 6 clashes in total. Over that same period of time, their own attack force has managed to score 10.
Coming into this fixture, Red Bull Bragantino have not won away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
The last league fixture between the two was Serie A match day 18 on 24/10/2020 which ended up with the score at Red Bull Bragantino 2-0 Goias.
In that match, Red Bull Bragantino had 52% possession and 14 shots at goal with 5 on target. The goals were scored by Ytalo (45') and Cláudinho (83').
Goias got 6 attempts at goal with 1 on target.
The match was refereed by Ramon Abatti.
Team News: Goias
Goias boss Augusto César has zero fitness worries at all ahead of this clash with a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Red Bull Bragantino
Owing to a fully injury-free squad available for selection, Red Bull Bragantino boss Maurício Barbieri has no fitness worries to report before this match.
Red Bull Bragantino and Goias are both capable of scoring here.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes, with a good chance of a draw. We’re therefore seeing a tight encounter, finishing with a score draw at the conclusion of the game.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Hailé Pinheiro (9,900)
Captain: Rafael Moura
Chairman: Marcelo Almeida
Manager: Augusto César
Competitions: Serie A position 18
🔑 Key Player: Rafael Moura
Regularly taking up the Striker position, Rafael Moura was born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Having made a first senior appearance for in the 2005 season, the goalscoring Forward has contributed 9 league goals in this Série A 2020 campaign so far coming from a total of 29 appearances.