GOIAS VS GREMIO PREVIEW & PREDICTION
Goiás and Grêmio meet in Estádio do Governo do Estado de Goiás (Serra Doura, in a match for this phase of the Copa do Brasil (8th Finals) .In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, They have a record of 1 win and 2 draws in their last 3 matches, however, the last time these teams met at this stadium was on 31-05-2015, in a match for the Serie A that ended in a draw for (1-1) The goals of the match were scored by Rodrigo (52 ‘), for Goiás, and Giuliano (36’), for Grêmio, in which the home factor may be decisive, as both teams present considerable differences in the results obtained at home and as a visitor.
The home team reaches this phase of the Copa do Brasil (8th Finals) after having played previous rounds with: Avaí, Coritiba, Boa and Sinop. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses in away matches; against 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. In the last match they played, for Serie B, they lost with Figueirense at home (0-2). In the last 10 home matches Goiás has won 8, tied 1 and lost 1 of the last matches.
For this competition, he does not lose 6 games. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 5 of the last 6 matches for this competition. In 15 games, they only got 1 comeback in the 7 games in which they suffered the first goal.
The Goiás team arrives at this stage with great confidence, but will have a tough opponent ahead, then, they will need an excellent result in this first duel at home, because the return game will be far from the fans, where things They should be more complicated. The home team eliminated Avaí in the previous round, after drawing away from home and beating at the side of their fan. The coach must go with maximum force for this duel.
The visiting team will make its debut in this edition of the Copa do Brasil with the intention of conquering a positive result, taking advantage of the home factor. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses in away matches; against 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses at their stadium. In the last match they played, for Serie A, they tied with Atlético PR at home by (0-0). In the last 10 away matches Grêmio has won 5, tied 3 and lost 2. The defense has been strong and has suffered goals in 2 of the last 10 matches, and their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. This is a team that does not usually feel difficult to open the scoring: it scored the first goal in 12 of the last 15 games, of these 12 it reached the break in advantage in 5 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 10 .
In the first duel, the Guild team hopes to get at least a draw, as it will decide the rating next to their fans, where they usually make great games and achieve good results. The visiting team is in a great phase and aims to fight for the title in this competition, which is the biggest winner, next to the Cruzeiro team, both with 5 titles. The visiting coach should not have important absences for this game, then, he will have a fairly competitive team for the field.
PREDICTION: Gremio to win @ 1.88