Ceara vs Fortaleza
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Wednesday, 2 September 2020
Kick-off at 23:00 UK
Venue: Castelao (Fortaleza).
It is a derby in Fortaleza City and there is no doubt that this will be a tightly contested match and full-time result can tilt in anyone’s favour, with both teams finding great momentum in recent weeks.
Having won 2 on the bounce, Ceara will be hoping to remain unbeaten when the inform Fortaleza comes to town on Wednesday.
The hosts were winless in the first 4 games of the season, but the recent wins against Bahia and Atletico Goianiense (both 2-0 ft), gives them some hope.
Fortaleza are on a green patch as well and they are unbeaten in the last 4 with 2 wins and draws each. The stalemates came against seasoned campaigner Botafogo and Corinthians, sandwiched between smashing wins against Bragantino (3-0) and Goias (3-1).
Ceara vs Fortaleza H2h
Overall 574 meetings, Ceara won 193 times, Fortaleza 176 times and 205 games ended in draws.
The teams met twice in cup competitions in this year’s July and we saw Ceara bagging 1-0 win in the Copa do Nordeste Semi-finals after Fortaleza’s 2-1 win in the Campeonato Cearense Second stage before.
Only 2 of the last 9 games saw over 2.5 goals when this tie is played at Ceara’s home ground. Though, both teams scored on 4 occasions.
Ceara vs Fortaleza Prediction
Both teams found some form lately and this is why we believe this will be a fiercely fought battle. And this being a derby, we can confirm the high degree of unpredictability in the full-time result.
But the teams looked sharp in attacking front, thus Over 1.5 goals full-time qualify as the best bet for this Brazilian Serie A fixture.
Brave punters can back both teams to score for long 2.05 odd, while small stakes can be placed on correct full-time score 1-1.
Ceara vs Fortaleza Bet Tips
Over 1.5 goals @ 1.47 odd
Both teams to Score @ 2.05 odd
Correct Full-time Score: 1-1 @ 7.00 odd.