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The Serie A game at Estádio Nabi Abi Chedid on Friday sees hosts Red Bull Bragantino welcome Grêmio.
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Red Bull Bragantino
Red Bull Bragantino prepare for this fixture following on from a 0-0 Serie A drawn result vs Cruzeiro.
In that game, Red Bull Bragantino managed 50% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 5 on target. For their opponents, Cruzeiro got 15 attempts at goal with 3 on target.
Pedro Caixinha's Red Bull Bragantino have scored a sum total of 7 times over their preceding six outings. The corresponding tally of goals that have been scored against them in those same games is 8.
Leading up to this clash, Red Bull Bragantino:
- have not won against Grêmio in their previous 2 league games.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 9 home league matches. Visiting teams have certainly not had an easy time of it here.
Grêmio will go into this clash following on from a 2-0 Serie A win against Cuiabá in their previous game.
In that match, Grêmio had 42% possession and 11 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Grêmio was Luis Suárez (30'). For their opponents, Cuiabá had 17 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Rikelme (63' Own goal) was the scorer for Cuiabá.
During their six most recent matches, Renato Portaluppi's Grêmio have seen their goal attempts be successful 8 times therefore giving them the goals scored per game average of 1.33.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings going back to 02/11/2020, both clubs have shared the honours with Red Bull Bragantino winning 2 of those games, Grêmio 2 and 2 being draws in regulation time.
14 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 6 from Leão da Zona and 8 coming from Tricolor dos Pampas. That is an average goals per game value of 2.33.
The previous league game between these clubs was Serie A match day 4 on 07/05/2023 when the final score was Grêmio 3-3 Red Bull Bragantino.
That day, Grêmio had 42% possession and 11 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Goals were scored by Franco Cristaldo (6'), Luis Suárez (56') and Everton Galdino (62').
Red Bull Bragantino got 21 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Matheus Fernandes (9'), Eduardo Sasha (53') and Thiago Borbas (91') scored.
The match was refereed by Paulo Cesar Zanovelli.
Team News: Red Bull Bragantino
Eduardo Santos (Ruptured knee ligament), Lucas Cunha (Ruptured knee ligament), Raul (Ruptured knee ligament) and Henry Mosquera (Knee Injury) will be missing for Red Bull Bragantino gaffer Pedro Caixinha.
Team News: Grêmio
Grêmio manager Renato Portaluppi has to choose a team with limited availability. Franco Cristaldo (Tear in the abductor muscle) and Walter Kannemann (Fractured Hand) won’t be making appearances.
We’re envisaging that Grêmio could well find it tough to register a score against this Red Bull Bragantino outfit who we think will likely score at least once to put them ahead.
Our tip is therefore for a narrow 1-0 winning margin for Red Bull Bragantino when the referee blows for full-time.
It should be a good one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Red Bull Bragantino
Stadium: Estádio Nabi Abi Chedid (17,022)
Captain: Léo Ortiz
Chairman: Thiago Scuro
Manager: Pedro Caixinha
Competitions: Serie A position 6
🔑 Star Man: Thiago Borbas
Mostly played in the Striker position, Thiago Borbas was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. Having made his senior debut playing for River Plate in the 2020 season, the accomplished Forward has struck 6 league goals in this Série A 2023 campaign so far in a total of 19 appearances.