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Internacional meet visiting team Vasco da Gama at Estádio José Pinheiro Borda in this Série A game on Sunday.
Our Internacional v Vasco da Gama tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below (inc. the best betting odds).
Internacional will be looking for a repeat result of a 3-5 Série A success against Sport Recife.
In that match, Internacional managed 52% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 9 on target. For Internacional, goals were scored by Patrick (34', 76'), Abel Hernández (40'), Rodrigo Moledo (53') and Yuri Alberto (81'). Sport Recife had 14 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Marquinhos (43') and Leandro Barcia (56') scored for Sport Recife.
Eduardo Coudet's Internacional have managed to score 11 times in their prior half-dozen outings. The tally of goals that have been scored against them in that same time stands at 6.
Taking a look at their past results, Internacional:
- have not beaten Vasco da Gama in their previous 3 matches in the league.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 8 league matches at home. Visiting teams have certainly not had an easy time of it here.
Vasco da Gama
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Flamengo in Série A competition, Vasco da Gama and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, Vasco da Gama had 37% possession and 13 shots on goal with 4 on target. The only player to score for Vasco da Gama was Talles Magno (9'). On the other side, Flamengo had 8 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Léo Pereira (48') and Bruno Henrique (70') scored for Flamengo.
The stats tell the story, and Vasco da Gama have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 11 goals in all. Defensively, Vascão certainly have room for improvement. With no two games being the same, we’ll just have to find out whether that trend might be sustained in this game.
Coming into this fixture, Vasco da Gama have not won away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head meetings stretching back to 23/05/2015, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with Internacional winning 2 of those games, Vasco da Gama 2 and 2 being drawn in regulation time.
A sum of 18 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 12 of them from Colorado and 6 coming from Vascão. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.
Team News: Internacional
Gabriel Boschilia (Muscle Injury) and Paolo Guerrero (Cruciate Ligament Injury) will not be taking part for Inter de PA boss Eduardo Coudet.
Team News: Vasco da Gama
Owing to a fully healthy group available for selection, Vasco da Gama boss Ramon Menezes doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this clash.
In our view, Internacional can get amongst the goals when they play Vasco da Gama, who could well struggle to find the back of the net.
Our selection here is for a decent 2-0 margin for Internacional when the full-time whistle blows.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio José Pinheiro Borda (50,128)
Captain: Andrés D'Alessandro
Chairman: Marcelo Feijó de Medeiros
Manager: Eduardo Coudet
Competitions: Série A position 3, Copa do Brasil (Round of 16), Copa Libertadores (Group E)
🔑 Key Man: Galhardo
Mostly taking up the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Galhardo was born in São João del-Rei, Brazil. Having made his senior debut playing for Botafogo in the 2011 season, the dangerous Midfielder has scored a sum of 13 league goals in this Série A 2020 campaign so far in 15 appearances.