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The Serie B match at Estádio Jacy Scaff on Saturday sees home team Londrina welcome Grêmio Novorizontino.
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Londrina won’t want a repeat of their last result here following the 4-1 Serie B losing effort in their last game against Vila Nova.
In that game, Londrina managed 58% possession and 10 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Vila Nova had 19 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. Rafael Donato (9') and Igor Henrique (31', 64') scored for Vila Nova.
It has not been often in recent times that Londrina haven’t conceded. The reality is that Londrina have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 10 goals in the process.
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Vitoria in Serie B action, Grêmio Novorizontino will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Grêmio Novorizontino managed 57% possession and 21 attempts at goal with 6 on target. On the other side, Vitoria got 9 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Léo Gamalho (45') scored for Vitoria.
Throughout their six most recent matches, Eduardo Baptista's Grêmio Novorizontino have seen their efforts on goal rewarded a total of 6 times, yielding them the goals per game average of 1.
Head to head
The previous league meeting featuring the two was Serie B match day 18 on 19/07/2023 when it finished Grêmio Novorizontino 3-0 Londrina.
On that occasion, Grêmio Novorizontino had 53% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 8 on target. The goals were scored by Ronaldo (8') and Geovane (37').
Londrina got 9 shots on goal with 1 on target.
Team News: Londrina
The Londrina manager Roberto Fonseca will be happy not to have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this game thanks to a fully injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Grêmio Novorizontino
With a fully injury-free group to pick from, the Grêmio Novorizontino boss Eduardo Baptista has zero fitness concerns at all before this game.
Here is a game where Londrina might need a bit of good fortune to see themselves scoring against this Grêmio Novorizontino team who we think might manage to score & go ahead.
That’s why our selection here is for a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 winning margin for Grêmio Novorizontino at the end of this game.
A close call.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Jacy Scaff (36,000)
Captain: João Paulo
Chairman: Getúlio Castilho
Manager: Roberto Fonseca
Competitions: Serie B position 19