Vila Nova and Figueirense meet in Estádio do Governo do Estado de Goiás (Serra Doura), in a match for the 36 th round of Serie B. Figueirense won at home by (2-1) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 24-07-2018 The history of recent direct matches between these two teams indicates total balance, since there was 1 draw and 1 win for each team in the last 3 matches. determinant, since the Vila Nova presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
After 13 wins, 13 draws and 9 losses, the home team is currently in the 8 th position, with 52 points won. In their last match, they lost with Brazil de Pelotas out by (5-0), after in the previous match they tied for (0-0) at home, in a match against Paysandu. 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, 4 draws and 7 losses in away matches; against 5 wins, 9 draws and 1 loss at their stadium.
For this competition, he does not lose in his stadium 13 games ago. In the matches played in their stadium there are some more frequent results: at the end of the first 45 ‘0-0 (10 in 17 matches) and at the end of the match 0-0 (6 in 17 matches). The team has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 14 of the last 17 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 35 matches in the competition, they suffered the first goal 12 times and only managed 1 comeback. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 17 home matches for this competition: they have suffered 3 of their 6 goals between minutes (31’-45 ‘).
Vila Nova is a club that has not yet been champion of Serie B of the Brazilian Championship, but has already won the C Series of the Brazilian Championship, in 2015. In the current season, the team has been doing a relatively good campaign, winning 52 of the points that disputed until now, being this way in the intermediate part of the table, five points behind the fourth classified, the Avaí. In the last seven games that Vila Nova played in their stadium, in five of them they were scored more than 1.5 goals. We believe that in this match Vila Nova will once again be superior to the opponent and thus have the possibility of scoring goals, due to the quality of their attack.
After 11 wins, 13 draws and 11 losses, the away team is currently in the 11 th position of the league, with 46 points won. In the penultimate match, they tied in a match against the West, by (0-0). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Guarani, by (0-0). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses in away matches, with 18 goals scored and 18 conceded; against 5 wins, 7 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 25 goals scored and 21 conceded. For the championship, Figueirense won 12 points out of 30 possible, after 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 1-0 (6 out of 17 matches). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so it was not very strong defensively. In their away matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since 12 of the last 17 matches have ended with less than 3 goals. In 35 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 14 times and never got the comeback.
The Figueirense is a club that has not yet managed to conquer the B Series of the Brazilian Championship, having as the best campaign the runner-up achieved twice, in 2001 and 2010, as well as a final of the Brazilian Cup, in 2007. In the current season , the team has been doing an irregular campaign in the B Series of the Brazilian Championship, conquering 45 of the points they played so far, occupying a place in the middle part of the table, near the drop zone and far from the first classifieds As a visitor, the Figueirense has an irregular performance but favors open games, since in four of his last five games away from home he suffered goals. We believe that in this confrontation, by playing against an opponent who scores regularly, the Figueirense will not avoid suffering goals.
PREDICTION: Vila Nova FC to win @ 1.93