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Palmeiras face off with away team Grêmio at Allianz Parque in the Serie A fixture on Saturday.
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Palmeiras will be wanting a better result here following the 0-2 Copa Libertadores defeat last time out to River Plate.
Under three goals per match were seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Palmeiras have been involved. With regard to the goal split in this period, their opponents scored an aggregate of 3 while Verdão totted up 8.
Leading up to this clash, Palmeiras:
- have left without a victory over Grêmio in their previous 3 league matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 5 home league matches.
Previously, Grêmio drew 0-0 in the Serie A tie with Fortaleza.
In that match, Grêmio managed 47% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Fortaleza got 13 shots at goal with 5 on target.
A series of resolute performances by the Grêmio defenders has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 3 from their past 6 clashes overall. Over that same period of time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves amounts to 6. It will be interesting to see if that trend can be continued on into this next match.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Grêmio:
- are unbeaten in their last 7 away league matches.
- are without a win away from home in their last 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head duels going back to 14/10/2018, there has been little between the sides with Palmeiras winning 2 of those games, Grêmio 2 and 2 being draws in normal time.
A sum of 13 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 7 from Verdão and 6 created by Tricolor dos Pampas. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.17.
The previous league match featuring these clubs was Serie A match day 11 on 20/09/2020 and the score finished Grêmio 1-1 Palmeiras.
That time, Grêmio managed 63% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Their only player to score was Ferreira (92').
For their opponents, Palmeiras got 9 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Raphael Veiga (71') scored.
The referee was Rodrigo D'Alonso Ferreira.
Team News: Palmeiras
Wesley (Meniscal Injury), Felipe Melo (Ankle Injury) and Alanzinho (Fractured Leg) are not available for Palmeiras manager Abel Ferreira.
Team News: Grêmio
Due to a completely healthy squad available to select from, Grêmio boss Renato Portaluppi has zero fitness concerns at all coming into this clash.
We feel that over the course of the game, Grêmio might well have a job on their hands to find the net against this Palmeiras side who will likely just have the edge.
That’s why we have predicted a narrow 1-0 advantage for Palmeiras at the end of this game.
We’ll see what happens.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Allianz Parque (43,713)
Captain: Felipe Melo
Chairman: Maurício Galiotte
Manager: Abel Ferreira
Competitions: Serie A position 6, Copa do Brasil (Final), Copa Libertadores (Semi-Finals)
⭐ Star Man: Willian
Mostly playing in the Striker position, Willian was born in Três Fronteiras, Brazil. After having made a senior debut playing for Atletico PR in the 2006 season, the accomplished Forward has got 7 league goals in this Série A 2020 campaign to date in a total of 25 appearances.