Athletico Paranaense vs Fluminense
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Saturday, 22 August 2020
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Arena da Baixada.
Furacao had finished in the top tier the last season, and they also had won the Copa do Brasil. As a result, they qualified for a direct entry into the Copa Libertadores Group Stage.
Meanwhile, their counterparts Fluzao finished deep down in the table – 18 points below Dorival Junior’s men.
Moreover, Furacao also do have a phenomenal h2h record against this opponent, and they also are in much better recent form than their opponents for the day.
Likely, expect a winning performance from Athletico Paranaense this Saturday.
Athletico Paranaense vs Fluminense: Head-to-head (h2h)
- Junior’s men are on a five-match winning run at present.
- They had scored two or more goals in all of these fixtures.
- They also had registered nine of the preceding eleven overall wins.
- The combined scorecard for the past four encounters at this stadium is 11-2, in favor of the hosts.
- In the last 12 years, only twice have the guests won at this stadium.
Athletico Paranaense vs Fluminense: Prediction
Furacao were unbeaten in eight of their last ten overall match-ups, and they also had won six of their former nine games. At home, they remained invincible in 18 of their last 19 appearances, and they managed to win 13 of their past 15 fixtures at this stadium.
On the other hand, their counterparts were winless in ten of their last twelve fixtures, and their latest win on the road had come back in March of 2020.
Going on, Junior’s men are on a five-fixture winning run against this rival, and had scored two or more goals in all of these games. In addition, they have lost just two times at this ground since 2008, and have conceded three or more goals in three of the former four match-ups here.
Taking into account these stats, expect Athletico Paranaense to post an easy win this Saturday.
Athletico Paranaense vs Fluminense: Betting Tips
To Win: Athletico Paranaense @ 1.80 (4/5)
Half Time Result: Athletico Paranaense to Win @ 2.50 (3/2).