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The Serie A match at Estádio Nabi Abi Chedid on Sunday sees hosts Red Bull Bragantino facing opposition in the form of Santos.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Red Bull Bragantino v Santos are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
Red Bull Bragantino
Red Bull Bragantino go into this match following on from a 2-2 Serie A drawn result versus Atletico PR.
In that match, Red Bull Bragantino managed 46% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. For Red Bull Bragantino, goals were scored by Alerrandro (28') and Ytalo (80'). For their opponents, Atletico PR had 21 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Nikão (45') and David Terans (70') scored for Atletico PR.
In their prior 6 fixtures, Maurício Barbieri's Red Bull Bragantino have hit the target a combined total of 9 times, with that being an average number of goals per match equal to 1.5.
Analysis of their past results shows that Red Bull Bragantino:
- are undefeated in their previous 11 home league matches. It's been impressive.
- are without a home win in the past 2 matches in the league.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against Palmeiras in Serie A competition, Santos and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, Santos had 64% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. For Santos, the goals were scored by Carlos Sánchez (69') and Marinho (92'). On the other side, Palmeiras got 14 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. Gustavo Gómez (19'), Breno Lopes (22') and Willian (83') scored for Palmeiras.
Fernando Diniz's Santos have seen their goal attempts be successful a total of 8 times in the course of their latest six matches. The aggregate of goals that have been scored against them during that same period equals 8.
Head to head
The last league contest featuring these sides was Serie A match day 20 on 08/11/2020 when it ended Red Bull Bragantino 1-1 Santos.
That day, Red Bull Bragantino had 48% possession and 12 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Their only player to score was Léo Ortiz (64' Own goal, 96').
For their opponents, Santos got 4 attempts at goal with 0 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Vinicius Furlan.
Team News: Red Bull Bragantino
Red Bull Bragantino manager Maurício Barbieri has no fitness worries to speak of coming into this game owing to a completely injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Santos
Thanks to a largely healthy squad, there is just a single fitness problem for the Santos gaffer Fernando Diniz to be concerned about. Sandry (Ruptured knee ligament) won’t be playing here.
We’re of the opinion that Santos certainly have the ability to put a goal past this Red Bull Bragantino outfit, although it probably won’t quite be enough to prevent defeat.
We reckon that it will be a 2-1 victory for Red Bull Bragantino at the end of the match. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Red Bull Bragantino
Stadium: Estádio Nabi Abi Chedid (21,209)
Captain: Cláudio Cláudinho
Chairman: Thiago Roberto Scuro
Manager: Maurício Barbieri
Competitions: Serie A position 2
⭐ Star Player: Ytalo
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Ytalo was born in Maceió, Brazil. Having made a first senior appearance for Marítimo in the 2007 - 2008 season, the skilful Forward has netted 5 league goals in the Série A 2021 campaign so far from a total of 11 appearances.