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Sao Paulo vs Fortaleza Prediction & Betting tips
São Paulo and Fortaleza meet at Estádio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo (Morumbi), in a match for the 2nd round of Serie A. In the last 3 years there has only been a record of 2 direct confrontations between these two teams: one at 05-10 ‑2019, which ended in a victory for São Paulo by (2‑1), and a more recent one on 12‑05‑2019, which ended in a victory for São Paulo by (0‑1). Particular attention is needed for the home / away condition, as both teams present significantly different results at home and away.
São Paulo :
This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. The team comes to this match after a home win against Santos by (2‑1). In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, São Paulo won 6, drew 2 and lost 2. Their defense has not been very solid, since they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their attack has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he came back in 2 of the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 20 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 10 of their 28 goals between minutes (46′ ‑ 60 ‘).
Sao Paulo arrives for its first game playing at home and does not want to disappoint. Because playing at home, the ideal is that you can have more possession of the ball and control of the game, as this will give you a better chance of winning, as well as minimizing the risks of being surprised. He has the favoritism over this rival, but cannot think that everything is decided. Therefore, it will be necessary to play calmly and with determination so as not to complicate everything.
This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 5 victories, 4 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 17 goals scored and 16 suffered; against 12 victories, 2 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium, with 34 goals scored and 11 suffered. In the last game they played, for the Liga do Nordeste, they beat Náutico away by (0‑3). In its last 10 away matches, Fortaleza has recorded 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses. His attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, they suffered the first goal 5 times and only managed 1 comeback.
The debut with a defeat was far from what Fortaleza expected, as they wanted all three points. Faced with this situation, he will have to correct the mistakes of the first match to have any chance of recovering in the competition. On the other hand, the difficulty will be great, even more so because they will face Sao Paulo. Thus, he will have to redouble his attention so as not to suffer another defeat. In short, the mission of the Fortaleza is complicated, but with a lot of determination and quality it can surprise.
Sao Paulo vs Fortaleza head to head matches
05.10.19 SA Sao Paulo Fortaleza 2 : 1
12.05.19 SA Fortaleza Sao Paulo 0 : 1
31.08.06 SA Sao Paulo Fortaleza 1 : 1
23.04.06 SA Fortaleza Sao Paulo 1 : 0
27.11.05 SA Fortaleza Sao Paulo 1 : 0