Fluminense – Sport Recife PREDICTION & TIPS
Fluminense and Sport meet in the Estadio Jornalista Mário Filho (Maracanã) in a match for the 37th round of the Brasileirão Serie A. The two teams drew (2-2) on 02-08-2017, the last time they faced in this edition of the league. The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years between the two teams could not be more balanced since there were 3 draws and 2 wins for each team of the last 7 times they met. Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
After 11 wins, 13 draws and 12 losses, the home team is in 14th place, having won 46 points. In the last match, he won the Ponte Preta home (2-0), after having lost in a previous game against Corinthians (3-1) in the previous game. This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 home games for the league, Fluminense has 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, having seized 17 points out of 30. The team have conceded goals to their opponents in 8 of the last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 36 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 16 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Fluminense arrives in this penultimate round of the Serie A quieter after a good victory in the last round against a direct opponent in the fight against relegation and now goes in search of another positive result to be guaranteed in the South American Cup next season. The team is characterized by a good quality attack that has scored 48 goals, being the fourth most positive of the competition and has Henrique Dourado, top scorer of the national, while the defense, on the other hand, is showing great fragility, suffered 50 goals and is the fourth more leaked, demonstrating the great imbalance between the offensive and defensive sectors. Playing at home, just like this Saturday’s match, Fluminense has only the twelfth best campaign of the league, winning only 1 of his last 4 games as a principal and it is worth mentioning that it is the fourth team that suffered the most goals in this type of situation. For the game against Sport Recife, coach Abel Braga has no problems in the team that has been active in the last rounds and must maintain the lineup of the last game where he hit the Ponte Preta.
The visiting team is currently in 18th place with 39 points, after 10 wins, 9 draws and 17 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost out to Palmeiras by (5-1). In the last match, he won at home to Bahia by (1-0). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 2 wins, 2 draws and 11 defeats as a visitor; against 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In the championship, Sport conquered 4 points out of a possible 30, after 1 win, 1 draw and 8 losses in the last 10 games they played as a visitor. The team allowed their opponents to score in 9 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to make it 9 out of the last 10 games in this competition. In 36 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 23 games in which he conceded the first goal. In the last 18 away games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: scored 8 of his 17 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Sport Recife has been underperforming in the Brazilian Championship, but has managed to finish a series of 10 games without winning with a good triumph in the last round and is looking for 3 more points to continue dreaming in remain in the first division. The poor campaign can be explained, mainly, by the great fragility of its defensive system, since it suffered 57 goals, being the most leaked defender of the national, but the attack also leaves to be wished, having scored 43 goals, being the eighth worse of the competition. Playing away from home, such as this Saturday’s showdown, Sport Recife has only 1 win in the last 10 games, has the third worst season as a visitor and it is worth mentioning that it is the team that suffered the most goals in this type of situation with 36 goals in 18 matches. For the important match against Fluminense, coach Daniel Paulista can not count on midfielder Everton Felipe on account of injury.
Fluminense – Sport Recife FREE TIPS
Fluminense- Win @ 2.00
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90