Goias – Ceara : Preview & Prediction
Goias and Ceara play at Goiás State Government Stadium (Serra Doura, in a match of the 35th round of the B series. In the final confrontation between these teams in this competition, on 22-07-2017, Goiás won away by (0- 1) Contrary to expectations, the recent direct confrontation favors Goiás, since in the last 3 matches between these teams has 2 wins and 1 loss.
The home team is currently in 11th place with 43 points, after 12 wins, 7 draws and 15 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied at home to Criciúma by (1-1). In the last match, lost out to Londrina by (2-0). For the championship, the Goiás conquered 15 points in 30 possible, after 4 victories, 3 ties and 3 losses in the last 10 games that disputed in its stadium. His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 34 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 15 times and never managed to turn the score. In the last 17 home games in this competition there are 1 highlights: he suffered 6 of his 17 goals between minutes (31′-45 ‘).
The Goias return to play before their fans for Series B of the Brazilian Championship after having seen its invincibility, that lasted seven rounds, to be interrupted, thus arriving at its third game followed without winning in the competition, which keeps the Goian club still with chances of relegation. In the last round, the team had control of the game, but could not lead danger to the goal of the Londrina, who took very well the counterattacks to consolidate the victory. The offensive performance in this match reflects well what the team has been presenting throughout the competition, since it has one of the seven worst attacks, having stopped swinging the net in fourteen games so far. As principal, the Goiás club has the fifth worst campaign, but in this condition does not lose five matches. For this duel, the coach will not be able to count on the defender Fábio Sanches, expelled in the last game.
The visiting team is currently in 3rd place with 59 points, after 17 wins, 8 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost out to Juventude by (1-0). In the last match, they drew at home to Guarani by (2-2). In the championship, Ceará won 17 points out of 30 after 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in their last 10 games. In his league games as a visitor, the most frequent result in the break was 0-0 (7 out of 17 matches). His attack has marked regularly, since he managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In his away games for this competition there is a tendency towards few goals, since in 12 of the last 17 that disputed there were less than 3 goals. In 34 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in 11 games in which he conceded the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 17 matches played as a visitor to this competition: he scored 9 of his 19 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Ceara does not have a bad moment in Serie B of the Brazilian Championship, but has lost some important points for a club that wants to secure its place inside the G4 and return to the first division. The team has not won for two rounds, and in the last of them only conceded a draw in the home, despite having controlled the game and finished almost double the opponent’s time – the weak Guarani -, leaving a little in the defensive performance . However, it is this sector that has been ensuring the good campaign of the team, since it is among the six less leaked, not having conceded a goal in fifteen games so far. As a visitor, the club owns the third best campaign, and in that condition has one of the four best attacks. For this match, the coach will have at least three important embezzles: Pedro Ken and Richardson received the third yellow, and Rafael Carioca was sent off in the last round.
Goias – Ceara : Betting Tips
Goias – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70