Goias vs Fortaleza Betting Tips and Prediction. On Saturday, Goias and Fortaleza square off in the Brazilian Serie A.
On Saturday, August 5, Goias and Fortaleza will play in their first match back in the Brasileiro Serie A at the Estadio da Serrinha.
The hosts’ hopes of winning the Copa Sudamericana were severely dented when Estudiantes destroyed them 3-0 in the first leg of their round of 16 matches on Wednesday.
Now, Armando Evangelista’s team returns to league play, where they are unbeaten in three games and have picked up one victory after suffering a 4-3 loss to Santos on July 9.
Goias is 16th in the league standings with 16 points after 17 games, just one point above the relegation zone.
Fortaleza, meanwhile, defeated Libertad of Paraguay 1-0 in the first leg of their Round of 16 Copa Sudamericana matchup on Tuesday.
Prior to that, Juan Pablo Vojvoda’s team had lost their previous three matches, including a 3-1 loss to Palmeiras in Serie A on July 22.
Fortaleza is tied for 11th place in the standings with Cruzeiro and Internacional on points after 17 games and 23 total points.
Goias vs Fortaleza – Important Points:
With victories in seven of the previous 14 games, Fortaleza has an advantage in the competition.
In that time, Goias has recorded three victories and shared the spoils an additional four times.
Since a 3-1 setback in September 2018, Fortaleza has won on three of their previous four trips to the Estadio da Serrinhab, scoring six goals and allowing just two.
Goias has lost twice since a 2-1 victory over Paysandu on June 1 and has gone six games without a victory at home.
The Leao do Pici have lost their past five away Serie A games, with only one victory—a 1-0 triumph at Cruzeiro on June 21—standing out.
Goias vs Fortaleza – Prediction:
With renewed confidence following their victory over Libertad, Fortaleza enters the weekend with plans to turn around the league.
Expect Goais to win their second straight game overall as they take on an unfocused Goias team that has struggled at home.
Prediction: Goias 1-2 Fortaleza
Goias vs Fortaleza – The Tip:
1: Results – Fortaleza
2: First Fortaleza will score – Yes
3: Less than 10 corners – Yes
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