Club Bahia vs Atletico Goianiense
Brasileiro Serie A
Date: Tuesday, 6th May 2017
Kick-off at 0:00 UK/ 1:00 CET
Venue: Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador (Bahia).
This is a clash between two teams that returned to the Brasileiro Serie A after a short break. Bahia is back after spending two seasons in Serie B, while Goianiense are playing in the top division for the first time since 2012.
Bahia started off the campaign in stunning style by beating seasoned campaigners Atletico Paranaense by a massive 6-2 margin. Since then, they lost back-to-back games on the road, against Vasco 1-2 and Botafogo 0-1. They will be happy to get back to the home and look for a swift turnaround in fortnunes.
Meanwhile, Atletico Goianiense has been on the wrong end and lost all their three matches in the league so far. They were hammered by Coritiba on matchday 1 by a 4-1 margin, which was continued in the second fixture at home against Flamengo in the 3-0 defeat. Last week, the size of defeat was reduced with Corinthians managing a 1-0 win.
Bahia vs Atletico Goianiense: Head-to-head
Goianiense were the better side in the two Serie B meetings last season with a 2-1 home win and 1- 1 draw away. But Bahia were unbeaten in 7 matches in all competitions with 5 wins and 2 draws.
At home, Bahia are unbeaten in 6 meetings against Goianiense in all competitions with 4 wins and 2 draws.
Bahia vs Atletico Goianiense: Prediction
Neither of the teams are in good shape, but Bahia are a threat while playing at their home turf. Moreover, Goianiense are in lower confidence after losing in three consecutive league games. For Bahia, they will back themselves for a win here after thrashing Paranaense 6-2 margin in their lone match at home so far.
Bahia vs Atletico Goianiense: Bet Tips
Full Time Result – Bahia to win at 1.50 by William Hill.