Nova Iguaçu and América RJ measure forces in Estaddio Jânio de Moraes, in a match for the 6th round of Carioca 1. In the last direct showdown for this edition of the league, on 05-02-2020, Nova Iguaçu won out by (1-2). The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 4 wins and 1 draw in the last 5 games. In this match the home factor may be decisive, since both teams have considerable differences in the results won at home and as a visitor.
After 3 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses, the home team is currently in 4th position, with 4 points won. In their last game, they lost with Friborg out by (1-0), after in the previous match they lost by (0-4) at home, in a match against the American. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 matches he has recorded 3 wins, 2 draws and 10 losses as a visitor, with 15 goals scored and 23 suffered; against 7 wins and 8 losses in his stadium, with 16 goals scored and 17 suffered. For the championship, Nova Iguaçu conquered 6 points in 15 possible, after 2 wins and 3 losses in the last 5 games he played in his stadium. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 10 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 4 times and never got the comeback.
The local club is doing a bad campaign in the championship, occupying the last position of the group table that defines who will be relegated to the lower division in the next season of the Rio championship. He added only 4 points in 5 games, which leaves Nova Iguaçu without the possibility of escaping directly to the descent, forcing the team to play the final games to see if he can improve his performance and escape the dreaded descent.
America RJ :
After 2 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses, the away team is currently in 3rd position, with 5 points won. In his last game, he lost with the American out by (2‑0), after in the previous match having tied at home, in a match against Friborg, by (2‑2). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, since in the last 30 games it records 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. For the championship, América RJ conquered 3 points in 15 possible, after 3 draws and 2 losses in the last 5 games he played as a visitor.
For this competition, he did not win any of the last 5 away matches. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition, so he was not very strong defensively. In 10 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The visiting club, as well as its rival, is also doing a bad campaign in this group of desperate, adding only 5 points in 5 games, which leaves the team in a very delicate situation for the sequence of the competition, since it is a 3 points away from the second, with few rounds to play until the end of the competition. In this duel nothing more than the interesting victory, to continue dreaming of remaining in the elite of the Rio de Janeiro championship.