Bahia continues to be searching for a constructive sequence within the Brasileirão. After choosing up two consecutive triumphs, over Vasco and Coritiba, Esquadrão suffered defeats to Santos and Flamengo, and approached the Z4. This Saturday (20), at 4 pm, the tricolor can have one other appointment at Area Fonte Nova, towards Goiás. Even though Série A continues to be in its infancy, doing all your homework is essential so as to not get into bother within the championship.
The match might be a direct duel for positions. Bahia and Goiás are tied with six factors every. Esquadrão, nonetheless, seems forward, in 14th place, for having a greater purpose distinction. Whoever wins has an opportunity to maneuver away from the zone, whereas the loser dangers being within the backside 4. Corinthians, the primary staff within the Z4, has just one level much less, 5.
“It is a confrontation between two groups with the identical quantity of factors. The triumph is crucial for us to get out of this hazard zone, which no membership likes to remain. As a result of our goal isn’t just to flee relegation, it’s to be within the up, preventing for giant issues,” mentioned defender David Duarte.
The participant should be among the many prime 11 in a well-modified Bahia within the protection sector. Absolute starters, Rezende and Kanu had been expelled within the final spherical, towards Flamengo, and are suspended. With out them, the tendency is for the protection to be fashioned by David Duarte, Vitor Hugo and Gabriel Xavier.
The primary two had been starters within the draw with Santos, in the midst of the week, for the Copa do Brasil. The tricolor confirmed a extra strong efficiency defensively, and didn’t concede objectives in Vila Belmiro. Now, will probably be Gabriel Xavier’s mission to occupy Kanu’s emptiness.
One other change might be in midfield. Midfielder, Rezende had been returned to his house sector within the duel towards Peixe, however might be lacking to face Goiás. Alternatively, Thaciano is again. The midfielder had been overlooked of the match towards Santos as a result of he had already defended Grêmio on this Copa do Brasil, however he’s usually out there within the Brasileirão.
Midfielder Yago Felipe, who left the final sport with ache in his calf, was present process physiotherapy remedy on Friday, as was left-back Matheus Bahia. Each are doubts.
“We all know what they need to do. The gamers who’re going to enter additionally know what they need to do. We’re very targeted to win”, assured David Duarte.
Bahia defends an extended quick towards Goiás. The Squadron has not misplaced to its rival at house for nearly 23 years. The final defeat within the Bahian capital was in 2000, within the first part of the João Havelange Cup. Zé Carlos was the creator of the 1-0 victory, within the thirty first minute of the second half.
Since then, the groups have confronted one another seven occasions in tricolor territory. There have been 4 triumphs for Bahia, along with three attracts. One of many equalized outcomes, together with, occurred exactly within the final assembly between the groups.
Bahia and Goiás final measured forces in February 2021, at Area Fonte Nova. The match was legitimate for the thirty fifth spherical of the Brasileirão 2020, which ended the next yr due to the covid-19 pandemic.
Fernandão, who on the time was a striker for Esmeraldino, opened the scoring from the penalty spot. The draw back awoke Bahia, which reached a tie with Gilberto and managed to show it round within the first half, with Gabriel Novaes. However, proper at the start of the second stage, Goiás left every part the identical once more, with Vinícius. Esquadrão was nonetheless difficult by having Daniel expelled, however they did not hand over and reached the third purpose with Alesson. Solely, in additions, Fernandão secured the 3×3.
Bearing in mind the final retrospect, it’s Goiás who has a slight benefit. Esmeraldino gained 12 conferences, whereas the tricolor gained 9. One other 14 matches resulted in a draw. No marvel, David Duarte warned: it is advisable watch out to not be stunned.
“Each sport it’s a must to be extraordinarily cautious. There are not any simple video games within the Brasileirão. It is not as a result of it is a staff with much less identify in Série A that it will not make the sport troublesome. win at house,” he warned.
rival in good time
Goiás arrives to face Bahia packed. Within the final spherical, Esmeraldino gained the chief Botafogo, in Serrinha, by 2×1. After Tiquinho Soares opened the scoring with a penalty, Bruno Melo left every part the identical within the first half. Within the ultimate stage, Maguinho signaled the house staff’s victory. The end result, in fact, ended Glorioso’s invincibility, which had lasted 15 video games.
Already in the midst of the week, Goiás entered the sector for the primary leg of the Copa Verde ultimate, and triumphed once more: 2×0 over Paysandu in Mangueirão, in Belém. Maguinho and Philippe Costa scored and secured Verdão’s benefit within the regional resolution.
To face Bahia, coach Emerson Ávila can have a strengthened staff. Goalkeeper Tadeu has recovered from an harm to his proper hand and is again within the beginning lineup. Midfielder Diego, who is just not registered for the Copa Verde, must also seem within the prime 11.
Alternatively, defensive midfielder Morelli continues to get better from a thigh muscle harm. With out him, the tendency is for Maguinho to play in midfield once more, and Bruno Santos to remain at right-back. Ahead Vinícius, with an ankle harm, and lateral Apodi, with dengue fever, are out.
Try the doubtless lineups:
Bahia: Marcos Felipe; Gabriel Xavier, David Duarte and Victor Hugo; Alligator, Acevedo, Thaciano and Ryan; Cauly, Biel and Everaldo. Technician: Renato Paiva.
Goiás: Tadeu, Bruno Santos, Lucas Halter, Bruno Melo and Sander; Zé Ricardo, Diego, Maguinho and Palacios; Alesson and Matheus Peixoto. Technician: Emerson Ávila.
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