Atletico-PR – Corinthians : Preview & Prediction
Atlético-PR and Corinthians meet at the Joaquim Américo Guimarães Stadium in a match for the 33rd round of the Brasileirão Serie A. The two teams tied (2-2) on 15-07-2017, the last time they faced this edition the league. At this stage, the record of direct confrontations indicates balance between these two teams, since there have been 2 victories for each team in the last 4 games. However, the last time they faced in this stadium was in 04-08-2016, in a match for Brasileirão Series A that ended the victory of Atletico-PR by (2-0). The goals of the match were scored by Walter (76 ‘and 87′) for Atlético-PR. In this match the home factor could play an important role, since Corinthians presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
After 11 wins, 9 draws and 12 losses, the home team is in 11th place, having won 42 points. In the last match, he lost with Cruzeiro away (1-0), after the previous game drew at home in a game against Chapecoense, by (0-0). This is a team little affected by the house factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches has recorded 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 11 goals scored and 17 conceded, against 6 victories , 4 draws and 5 defeats at home, with 26 goals scored and 19 conceded. In the last 10 home games for the league, Atletico-PR has recorded 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses, having won 16 points out of 30. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 32 games in this competition, he only managed 3 tackles in the 16 games in which he conceded the first goal. In the last 16 home games in this competition there are 1 highlights: he suffered 7 of his 18 goals between the minutes (16’-30 ‘).
Atletico Paranaense has been distancing itself more and more from the access group to the Copa Libertadores, since it has been wasting important points in the last rounds of the Brazilian Championship. The team, who have won only two of their last eight matches, have been without swinging their opponents two rounds, and are coming off another defeat. This time, the team had a good performance, but left something to be desired, again, in the offensive sector. The attack atleticano has been, in fact, one of the main responsible for the unsatisfactory performance of the team, since he failed to take the zero of the score in thirteen of the thirty two matches played so far. One of the strengths of the club is the quality of the passing of passes, although there is a lack of articulation to make the ball reach the attack more frequently. For this duel, the coach will not be able to count on Sidcley, who received the third yellow, and should keep as reference in the offensive sector the striker Ribamar, responsible for the best chances of the team in the last round.
The visiting team is currently in 1st place with 62 points, after 18 wins, 8 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost out to Ponte Preta for (1-0). In the last match, he won at home to Palmeiras by (3-2). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. In the league, Corinthians won 12 points in 30 chances, after 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 games they played as a visitor. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 9 of his 16 matches. The team allowed their opponents’ goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In his away games for this competition there is a tendency towards few goals, since in 14 of the last 16 that disputed there were less than 3 goals. In 32 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 9 times and never managed to turn the score. In the last 16 away games for this competition there are 2 periods that stand out: scored 6 of his 17 goals between the minutes (76′-90 ‘); suffered 4 of his 11 goals in the minutes (46’-60 ‘).
Corinthians enters the field for that game a little less pressure after returning to win in the Brazilian Championship, thus stopping a fast that lasted four rounds, when they suffered three defeats and scored only one goal.
Atletico-PR – Corinthians : Betting Tips
Atletico-PR – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70