Vitória and América Mineiro face in Estadio Manoel Barradas, in a match for the 17th round of Serie B. The history of recent direct confrontations between these two teams indicates total balance, as there were 1 draw and 2 victories for each team in the Last 5 games The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 01‑09-2018, ended with the victory of Vitória by (1‑0). In this match, the home factor may be decisive, since Vitória presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.
After 5 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses, the home team is currently in 16th place, with 17 points won. In their last match, they won the CRB out by (0-1), after in the previous match they won by (2-0) at home, in a match against Paraná. This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 matches they record 1 win, 6 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. In his last 7 home games for the championship Vitória won 4 and lost 3, so he won 12 points in 21 possible. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 games, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 16 games in this competition, he only got 2 comebacks in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 5 home games for all competitions: he scored 3 of his 6 goals between minutes (31′ ‑ 45 ‘).
For the great tradition that Victoria has, she should be fighting to return to the elite, but this is not what is happening. Keep fighting the descent and need more than ever to show a strong reaction. At home only the three points matter and not who is his rival or how he is in the competition. Therefore, the team needs to show more quality in the field, this individually or collectively, because in this way it can achieve positive results. In this match, Chiquinho, Zé Ivaldo, Ruan Levine, Caique Souza, Felipe García and Rodrigo Andrade will be absent, because they are in the medical department.
After 4 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses, the away team is currently in 17th position, with 17 points won. In their last match, they won at Cuiabá at home by (2‑1), after in the previous match they won at home, in a match against Londrina, by (4‑3). 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 16 goals scored and 18 suffered; against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in his stadium, with 24 goals scored and 19 suffered. For the championship, América Mineiro conquered 9 points in 24 possible, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in the last 8 games he played as a visitor. In their matches for the league as a visitor the most frequent final result at the break was 0-0 (6 in 8 games). 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 16 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 6 times and only got 1 comeback.
The situation experienced by América-MG is not good and it knows that it needs to show a great evolution in the future. His idea is to leave the last places of the table and start fighting for something else in the championship. Put this, comes to this duel determined to get a positive result and knows that if you play well you can make it happen. The mining team depends only on itself and its willpower to return home with a positive result. In this match, Fernando Leal, Lima, Leandro Silva and Jonatas Belusso will be absent, delivered to the medical department.