Atlético PR and São Paulo measure forces in Estadio Joaquim Américo Guimarães, in a match for the 13th round of Serie A. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 4 wins and 1 loss in The last 5 matches. However, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 09-06-2018, in a Serie A match that ended São Paulo’s victory by (0-1). The only goal of the match was scored by Nenê (62 ‘). In this match, the home factor may be decisive, since Atlético PR presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.
Atlético PR :
The home team is currently in 7th position, with 19 points won, after 6 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, he won out against CSA by (0-4). In the last match, he won out against Cruzeiro by (0-2). This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 matches they register 2 wins, 3 draws and 10 losses as a visitor, with 16 goals scored and 25 suffered; against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in his stadium, with 21 goals scored and 8 suffered. In the last match he played, for the Copa Libertadores, he lost with Boca Juniors out by (2‑0). In his last 5 home games for the championship, Atlético PR won 4 and lost 1, so he won 12 points in 15 possible. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 12 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 4 times and never got the comeback.
Athletico-PR is looking for a place within the qualifying zone for the Copa Libertadores de América, so playing at home is essential not to lose points. To have the support of its fans, Athletico-PR must have the initiative of the party, putting a lot of pressure on its rival. In the last round, Athletico-PR won a home victory against Atlético-MG by 1×0. The coach should not have great absences for this match.
The visiting team is currently in 5th position, with 21 points won, after 5 wins, 6 draws and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, he won at home against Chapecoense by (4‑0). In the last match, he won out against Fluminense by (1-2). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches it records 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 12 goals scored and 13 suffered; against 4 wins, 9 draws and 2 losses in his stadium, with 15 goals scored and 8 suffered. For the championship, São Paulo conquered 11 points in 18 possible, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat in the last 6 games played as a visitor. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition.
São Paulo dreams of winning the title of the competition, so despite acting away from home it is important that he manages to score all three points. This should be a complicated game, but the visitors are confident in getting a good football on the field. In the last game played in the competition, São Paulo won a home victory over Ceará by 1×0. The coach must go full force for this match.