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Sampaio Corrêa are the guests at Estádio Adelmar da Costa Carvalho on Saturday for the Serie B showdown with hosts Sport Recife.
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Sport Recife will be wanting a better result here after the 1-0 Serie B loss in their previous game against Vitoria.
In that game, Sport Recife managed 49% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. At the other end, Vitoria had 19 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Osvaldo (65') scored for Vitoria.
It has been seldom in recent games where Sport Recife have kept a clean sheet. It will be a concern for them that Sport Recife have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 8 goals during that time. That pattern won’t necessarily be sustained into this game, however.
Sampaio Corrêa go into this meeting following on from a 4-0 Serie B win over Avaí in their last match.
In that game, Sampaio Corrêa had 62% possession and 21 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. The only player to score for Sampaio Corrêa was Ytalo (22', 45'). For their opponents, Avaí got 3 attempts at goal with 0 of them on target.
Fernando Marchiori's Sampaio Corrêa have found the back of the net a total of 6 times in the course of their previous six matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during that period comes to 8.
Going into this encounter, Sampaio Corrêa are without a win away from home in their last 10 matches in the league. Very poor, indeed.
Head to head
The previous league contest between these sides was Serie B match day 19 on 23/07/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Sampaio Corrêa 1-2 Sport Recife.
That time, Sampaio Corrêa had 64% possession and 19 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Their only player to score was Ytalo (24').
Sport Recife had 5 shots at goal with 2 on target. Vágner Love (55') scored.
Team News: Sport Recife
The Sport Recife boss Enderson Moreira will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this game owing to a completely injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Sampaio Corrêa
With a fully injury-free squad ready to go, the Sampaio Corrêa boss Fernando Marchiori does not have any fitness concerns to speak of before this clash.
Sampaio Corrêa won’t find it easy at all to put one past a Sport Recife lineup who will most probably really boss this match.
Our tip is for a convincing 3-0 winning margin for Sport Recife when all is said and done.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Adelmar da Costa Carvalho (35,020)
Captain: Rafael Thyere
Chairman: Yuri Romão
Manager: Enderson Moreira
Competitions: Serie B position 8