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Red Bull Bragantino head to Estádio José Pinheiro Borda on Sunday for the Serie A game with home side Internacional.
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Internacional will be hoping to return to winning ways here following a 3-0 Serie A loss in their previous game against Palmeiras.
In that match, Internacional managed 61% possession and 7 shots at goal with 5 on target. On the other side, Palmeiras got 18 shots on goal with 10 on target. Zé Rafael (38'), Endrick (59') and Rony (88') scored for Palmeiras.
It’s been all too rare in recent games where Internacional have shown defensive steel. The facts show that Internacional have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 10 goals on the way. Such a pattern might not be carried forward into this game, however.
Red Bull Bragantino
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Flamengo in Serie A action, Red Bull Bragantino and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Red Bull Bragantino had 47% possession and 19 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. For their opponents, Flamengo got 15 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Giorgian de Arrascaeta (75') was the scorer for Flamengo.
Pedro Caixinha's Red Bull Bragantino have had reason to celebrate scoring a total of 6 times in the course of their most recent six matches. The number of goals that have been scored against them during those matches equals 6.
Their prior results show that Red Bull Bragantino:
- haven't been beaten by Internacional when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 31/01/2021 shows that Internacional have won 2 of them & Red Bull Bragantino 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 3.
In all, 8 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 5 for Colorado and 3 belonging to Leão da Zona. That is an average goals per game value of 1.33.
The last league encounter featuring these sides was Serie A match day 16 on 23/07/2023 which ended up with the score at Red Bull Bragantino 0-0 Internacional.
In that game, Red Bull Bragantino had 55% possession and 20 shots on goal with 4 on target.
Internacional had 11 shots on goal with 5 on target.
The referee was Maguielson Lima Barbosa.
Team News: Internacional
Johnny Cardoso (Ankle injury) and Renê (Thigh problems) are not available for Internacional manager Eduardo Coudet.
Team News: Red Bull Bragantino
Red Bull Bragantino boss Pedro Caixinha has some current player fitness concerns. Eduardo Santos (Torn lateral knee ligament) and Lucas Cunha (Torn lateral knee ligament) are not able to play.
We feel that Internacional will have a tough ask to break down this Red Bull Bragantino lineup who we think will end up scoring and staying ahead.
We therefore see a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 victory for Red Bull Bragantino at the end of this one.
Let’s see how this one goes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio José Pinheiro Borda (50,128)
Captain: Alan Patrick
Chairman: Alessandro Barcellos
Manager: Eduardo Coudet
Competitions: Serie A position 13
🔑 Star Man: Maurício
Normally used in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Maurício was born in São Paulo, Brazil. After having played his first senior match for Cruzeiro in the 2019 season, the gifted Midfielder has hit 5 league goals in this Série A 2023 campaign to date coming from a total of 22 appearances.