Atletico-PR vs Chapecoense-SC Prediction & Tips
Atlético-PR and Chapecoense meet at Joaquim Américo Guimarães Stadium in a match of the first round of Brasileirão Serie A. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 4 matches won 2 and drew 2. , in the last confrontation in this stage, for the Brasileirão Series A, in 29-10-2017, the game ended in a tie by (0-0). Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
The home team debut in this edition after finishing last season in 11th place. This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins and 5 draws in his stadium. The team arrives at this meeting after a home win with Newell s Old Boys by (3-0). Atlético-PR won 8 and drew 2 of their last 10 home games for all competitions. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches.
Atletico Paranaense played only medium in the last Brazilian Championship and now is looking for a more regular campaign where they can fight higher in the qualifying table. The team has been making a good season in 2018, having won the Paranaense Championship over the biggest rival Coritiba even playing in the whole competition with a team made up of base and reserve category athletes, advanced in the first round of the Brazilian Cup and won his first game in the Copa Sudamericana. The team is characterized by the valorization of possession, being a team that exchanges passes from defense to attack and hardly gets rid of the ball, a characteristic of its coach Fernando Diniz, but sometimes it complicates when trying to leave playing of his sector defensive, because when it loses this type of ball, the opponents take their defense unprepared. Playing at home, such as this Sunday’s match, the team still did not lose in 2018, since in 14 games, won 9 and drew 5, worth noting that did not concede goals in 9 of these games. For the confrontation with the Chapecoense, the trainer Fernando Diniz does not have problems with injuries or suspensions and goes to the field with what it has of the best.
Analysis of Chapecoense
The visiting team will debut in this edition of the competition after finishing last season in 8th place. This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 5 wins, 8 draws and 2 losses as a visitor; against 12 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses in his stadium. In the last game he played, for Catarinense, lost with Figueirense at home by (0-2). In the last 10 games as a visitor to Chapecoense he has won 3, drawn 5 and lost 2. His attack has regularly scored, as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. In their away games there is a tendency towards few goals, since 16 of their last 38 games finished with Less than 1,5 goals and 23 in 38 finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 15 games, only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Chapecoense had a good performance in last year’s A Series where they managed to qualify for the first phase of the Copa Libertadores, after setting up an entirely new team at the beginning of the year after the crash of the team’s plane crash, and is now looking for another a solid campaign where he can get back to continental competition next year. In 2018, the team has a medium season where they managed to reach the final of the Campeonato Catarinense where they finished defeated, eliminated from the first phase in the Copa Libertadores and arrives at the Brazilian Championship with a certain distrust, since it needs to increase of income in relation to what it presented in the state . The team is characterized by first worrying about defending to then go out in search of the goal and has a fast team that usually does very well when it has space to attack, but that has difficulties to pierce defenses well posted, as is the case of its next opponent. Playing away from home, like Sunday’s game, he lost only 2 of 10 games he made in 2018 for all competitions, but faced second-tier opponents, far worse technically than the teams he will face in the national he starts. For the clash with Atletico Paranaense, coach Gilson Kleina will not be able to count on defender Fabrício Bruno because of injury.
Atletico-PR – Chapecoense-SC FREE TIPS
Atletico-PR – Win @ 1.85
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90