Atletico Mineiro vs Palmeiras
South America – CONMEBOL Libertadores
Date: Thursday, 4 August 2022
Kick-off at 01:30 UK/ 02:30 CET
Defending champions Palmeiras are in supreme form and after having made till this point they are determined to go all the way one more time. And they will be thanking their lucky stars that they are pitted against the struggling Atletic Mineiro this Thursday.
Atletico are placed 7th in the Brazilian top flight as of now and they are really struggling to consistently post wins on the board. They are letting in goals in almost every other fixture lately and they even have struggled to deliver good performances in front of their home crowd.
Meanwhile not only are Palmeiras the reigning title-holders of the Libertadores but they are also placed at the top of their league table. They have lost just twice all through the current campaign and they have been finding the back of the net in plenty right from the start of the season.
In fact, they have a lead of 4 points at the top of the table as of now and they have scored the most number of goals as well as have let in the least.
Taking into account these observations, it is expected that Palmeiras will deliver a winning performance this Thursday.
Atletico Mineiro vs Palmeiras Head-to-head (h2h)
- 2 of the past 3 encounters had goals from both teams.
- The latest meeting had finished in a 0-0 draw.
- Spoils were shared with a 1-1 draw the last time these 2 teams locked horns at this ground.
- 5 of the past 8 clashes at this stadium between the 2 teams had goals from both teams.
Atletico Mineiro vs Palmeiras Prediction & Analysis
Atletico were winless in 5 of their past 6 overall fixtures and they also on a 2-game losing streak. Do note that they had let in a total of 5 goals in the process.
On the other hand, Palmeiras were unbeaten in 29 of their previous 31 overall games and in the process they had gone on a 5-fixture winning streak as well as 3 separate 4-match winning stretches.
For the reasons, expect a victory for the in-form Palmeiras this Thursday.
Tips for Atletico Mineiro vs Palmeiras
Palmeiras to Win @ 3.00
Correct Score: 2-1 Palmeiras @ 12.00.