Chapecoense vs Vasco da Gama
Brasileiro Serie A
Date: Thursday, 15th June 2017
Kick off at 01:45 UK/ 02:45 CET
Venue: Arena Conda.
Chapecoense could have hardly imagined a better start to the new Serie A season as they had the lead after four rounds of the competition.
However, the hosts suddenly and shockingly lost the chemistry at the back to concede as many as nine goals in consecutive losses to Gremio and Ponte Preta in last two outings.
Can they recover in the seventh round against the league’s newcomers Vasco da Gama?
It is pretty hard to explain what happened with Vagner Mancini’s rock solid defense which has been almost impossible to break down.
Gremio and Ponte Preta do have lethal weapons in the final third, but so do Vasco da Gama in the like of Luis Fabiano and Mancini’s men will have to be super careful if they want to avoid yet another defensive catastrophe.
Vasco da Gama
The visitors also tend to concede plenty goals, but they have been quite inspired up front as well lately.
We primarily mean on Luis Fabiano who now has five goals to his name. The Brazilian striker will have the chance to increase the tally by exploiting obvious holes in Chapeco’s defensive line.
Chapecoense vs Vasco da Gama: Head to head
This will only be the third ever head to head meeting between the two sides.
Chapecoense claimed a narrow 1-0 victory on the home pitch back in July 2015, while the second clash at Estadio Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama saw a 1-1 draw.
Chapecoense vs Vasco da Gama: Prediction
This has to be a high-scoring affair considering the form both teams showed in their recent outings.
Vasco is a perfect opponent for the Big Greens to end their disastrous run, but we won’t meddle with any outcome picks since backing goals is your best shot here.
Chapecoense vs Vasco da Gama: Bet Tips
The top pick is Over 2.5 goals FT at 2.10 odds by Betfair
For the more adventurous punters, Chapecoense to win & BTTS is priced up at 4.35 odds.