Sao Paulo vs Fortaleza prediction: Sao Paulo is currently going downhill catastrophically. They have dropped to 14th place this season after finishing in 4th place last season. Meanwhile, Fortaleza is making great progress after finishing last season in 16th place. This team is 4th in the table with 4 points less than the top team.
- Match date: 08:00 pm on 2021/07/17
- Event: Brasileiro Serie A
- Stage: Matchday 12th
- Location: Morumbí
SAO PAULO VS FORTALEZA PREDICTION: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
Sao Paulo is having the advantage of playing at home this time. But their current form is not good compared to what Fortaleza has done since the beginning of the season.
Sao Paulo’s form in the last 5 matches: D L W W D
If looking at Sao Paulo’s form at the moment, they have only received 1 defeat in the last 5 matches. But that doesn’t say too much if looking at the opponents this team has to face. In the last 5 matches, there are 3 matches this team can play at home but only 1 win. Even the defeat against Bragantino is said to be an extremely disappointing thing when comparing the forces of the two.
In the last 5 matches at home, Sao Paulo only got 1 win, 3 draws and 1 loss. The home win rate is only 20%, a rate that is too low for a team that is always appreciated when playing in front of a home audience. Hernan Crespo’s team seems to be having problems balancing the squad. Although they only got an average of 1 goal at home, they also received the same number of goals.
Fortaleza’s form in the last 5 matches: D W L W W
Fortaleza is really getting a makeover in this year’s tournament. The achievement of rising from 16th to 4th place is really a remarkable result. Statistics in the last 5 matches they got 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss. The gap with the top team at this time is not too big – 4 points. If they continue to maintain their current form and play more determined, the possibility of rising is very high.
However, the away record is also a big obstacle for Fortaleza. Accordingly, Fortaleza is having a series of 4 matches without a win at home, including 2 losses. Fortaleza’s away win rate is only 20%, exactly the same as Sao Paulo’s home win rate. Fortaleza only averages 0.8 goals away but receives an average of 1 goal conceded per game.
Select: Sao Paulo FT.
Historically, Sao Paulo and Fortaleza have faced each other 11 times in all competitions. Sao Paulo is clearly having the upper hand with 7 wins, Fortaleza has 2 wins. In addition, there were 2 matches that ended with the final result of a draw.
In the last 5 matches, Sao Paulo is also completely overwhelmed with the opponent when having 3 wins and 2 draws. This will be the detail to help Hernan Crespo and his students confidently win 3 points at home. Thereby raising hopes of returning to the top 4 race this season.
Select: Sao Paulo FT.
After the past 11 matches of the tournament, Sao Paulo only scored 8 goals while receiving 11 goals. The rate of keeping a clean sheet when playing at home is only 40%, while the rate of “nothing” is only 20%. With Fortaleza, they are getting 19 goals after 11 matches played, along with that Conceded 9 times Their away rate of clean sheets is 40%, while their away rate is also 40%.
Statistics in the last 20 matches, Sao Paulo has had 7 matches with a score of more than 2.5 goals. While the Fortaleza side is 10 matches with similar results. It is likely that the upcoming match of the two teams will have many goals appearing. Because on average, each match the two teams meet, there are 3.33 goals scored.
Select: Over 2.25FT.
Sao Paulo vs Fortaleza Prediction: Sao Paulo 2-1 Fortaleza FT (1-0 H1).
São Paulo: Volpi, Diego, Thalles, Liziero, Arboleda, Leo, Reinaldo, Vitor, Vinicius, Sara, Pablo.
Fortaleza: Felipe Alves, Tinga, Pikachu, Ederson, Marcelo, Titi, Felipe, de Vargas, dos Santos, Crispim, David.
The above is information about the prediction in the 12th match of Brasileiro Serie A between Sao Paulo vs Fortaleza on 2021/07/17 of the CMD368 bookie.