Corinthians vs Fluminense Prediction & Tips
Corinthians and Fluminense play at Arena Corinthians in a first round match of Brasileirão Serie A. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 5 matches won 3, drew 1 and lost 1. Indeed, in the last clash in this stadium, for the Serie A Serie A, on 11-15-2017, Corinthians won by (3-1). The goals of the match were scored by Jô (46 ‘and 49’) and Jádson (85 ‘) for Corinthians and Henrique (2’) for Fluminense. Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
Analysis of Corinthians
This is the first match in this edition of the home team competition, which finished the previous edition in 1st place. This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last game he played, for Paulista A1, won the Palmeiras out for (3-4), in the tiebreaker through penalties. In the last 10 home games Corinthians have recorded 7 wins and 3 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he has achieved in 8 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he never managed to turn the board in the four games in which he conceded the first goal.
Corinthians had an excellent performance last year where they were Brazilian champion with a 9-point gap for second place and in the current season has been having great performance again, since he won the Paulista Championship, the strongest state in Brazil and makes good campaign in the Libertadores. The team is characterized by a great tactical discipline imposed by the excellent coach Fabio Carille and is a team that defends very well, with great players in the defensive sector, but also knows how to attack with quality and takes very well the chances he creates throughout their matches. Playing at home, such as this Sunday’s match, Corinthians is usually very strong, so much so that he had the best performance as principal in the last Brazilian Championship and his defense is very solid, so much so that he suffered only 1 goal in the last 6 games as principal for all competitions. For the confrontation against Fluminense, the coach Fabio Carille does not have problems in the team considered titular and goes to field with the one that has of the best.
Analysis of Fluminense
This will be the first game in this edition of the visiting team competition, which finished the previous edition in 14th place. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 18 goals scored and 21 conceded. Already inside the home, won 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses, with a total of 29 goals scored and 12 conceded. In the last game he played for the South American Bridgestone Cup, he won Nacional Potosí at home (3-0). In the last 10 games as a visitor Fluminense won 3, drew 3 and lost 4. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but their attack has been regularly marked scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. This is a team that does not usually feel difficult to open the scoring: scored the first goal in 12 of the last 15 games, of those 12 reached the interval in lead in 6 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 9.
The Fluminense had performed well below the expected in the last Series A where it finished in the lower half of the table only 4 points from the relegation zone and arrives for the current competition in search of a more regular performance. The team ended up disappointed in the Campeonato Carioca where they did not even reach the finals and need to present a better football in Serie A to avoid scares. The team is characterized by being very young, uses several players of the base, but the lack of experience has weighed in several important games and the team is weakened offensively after the departure of its gunner Henrique Dourado that was for the greater rival Flamengo, but it is a team of great speed that likes to attack by the tips and usually does very well when it has spaces to play, which certainly is not the case of the next game where it will face one of the best defenses of the Brazilian soccer. For the confrontation against Corinthians, coach Abel Braga has no problems in the team considered holder and goes to the field with maximum strength, highlighting the young striker Pedro who has been evolving with each passing game and scores goals regularly.
Corinthians – Fluminense FREE TIPS
Corinthians – Win @ 1.60
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90