The champions defended the league standings by beating Athletico PR 1-0 on the final day. The fourth home game of the season, the fourth victory was scored and again without a goal. The mission of the title defense of the team of coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is thus on a very good track. Although the start in the season with a deduction of three points, but this has not helped the competition to date and with a win Verdão would even pull away to five points. While the titleholder is currently running well, this can not be said for the upcoming opponent Avai FC.
Today’s Soccer Prediction Palmeiras vs Avai Florianopolis
The white-blue are known to be the epitome of an elevator team: Since 2014, they are alternately up and down. A fate that threatens again, because after eight matchdays, the kicker from the small Atlantic island of Santa Catarina are already back in last place. No victory has yet been achieved and with four goals Leão da Ilha has the second worst offensive. In the case of Palmeiras against Avai Florianopolis, the tip therefore means that the home side will win without conceding and with at least two goals difference.
Palmeiras – Statistics & Current Form
Palmeiras is about to repeat the title from last season. Although currently Willian is the best scorer of the previous year is not available, the offensive comes after seven rounds to 15 goals and thus the strongest value in the Campeonato A. On the final day of the attack of the team from Sao Paulo did indeed very hard and took advantage numerous chances not, but for a hit it was enough in the end anyway. Coach Scolari himself was able to congratulate himself: The experienced coach Fox made a clever move in the middle of the second half when he brought with Raphael Veiga a player who kicked his opponent Athletico PR last season. Against this background, the 23-year-old was of course particularly motivated and only 13 minutes after his substitution, he contributed the decisive goal by a converted penalty.
In addition to the very good offensive on the part of Palmeiras shines the defensive not less. As mentioned, she has not conceded a goal at home after four games in the Allianz Parque – League record! The only concern before the match against Avai again concerns Bruno Henrique. The 29-year-old Brazilian had to be replaced on the final day after 45 minutes due to injury and his emergence is endangered. With three goals, he is next Veiga the best scorer in the jersey of Palmeiras, which is why his absence would certainly be a weakening for the record champions.
Expected formation of Palmeiras:
Weverton – Rocha – Carlos Antonio – Dracena – Mendanha – Bruno Henrique – Melo – Dudu – Ze Rafael – Lucas – Deyverson
Last Games by Palmeiras:
⚽️ 08.06.2019 – Palmeiras São Paulo Vs. Atlético Paranaense 1: 0 (Serie A)
⚽️ 03.06.2019 – Chapecoense Vs. Palmeiras São Paulo 1: 2 (Series A)
⚽️ 31.05.2019 – Palmeiras São Paulo Vs. Sampaio Correa 2: 0 (Copa do Brasil)
⚽️ 23.05.2019 – Sampaio Correa Vs. Palmeiras São Paulo 0: 1 (Copa do Brasil)
Avai Florianopolis – Statistics & Current Form
While Palmeiras is at the top of the table, Avai Florianopolis ranks in last place on the table. Time da Raça was third in Serie B and the only goal of the season is of course to stay in the Brazilian House of Lords. The troupe from Florianopolis has not yet done enough for this task. The balance sheet shows only four defeats and draws. As a result, the club, which can boast the former tennis player Gustavo Kuerten as Edelfan, is the only one without a threesome in the Serie A. The offense is especially pernicious: just four hits have been achieved and no further goal has been added since 180 minutes , Notable in this context is the absence of Renato Silva. The seasoned midfielder was the clearest scorer at Avai with 12 goals in last season’s promotion season, but now he plays for Chapecoense-SC.
Coach Genino, who has been in office since mid-April of last year and was already in the job from 2014 to 2015, will also be hurt by the departure of Guga in defense. The only 20-year-old now kicks in league rival Atletico-MG and has left a considerable gap on the defensive. The 17-time state champion of Santa Catarina, last year after a dry spell of six years, must certainly increase significantly, so as not threatened as so often in the past, the immediate descent at the end of the season. Above all, this is true where Avai faces three defeats and a draw.
Expected lineup of Avai Florianopolis:
Vladimir – Betao – Kunde – Lourenco – Igor – Paulo – Thalheimer – Paulista – Marlos – Timoteo – Brenner
Last matches of Avai Florianopolis:
⚽️ 09.06.2019 – Avai Vs. Sao Paulo 0: 0 (Serie A)
⚽️ 03.06.2019 – Internacional vs. Avai 2: 0 (Serie A)
⚽️ 28.05.2019 – Avai Vs. Ceará 1: 2 (Serie A)
⚽️ 20.05.2019 – Vasco da Gama Vs. Avai 1: 1 (Serie A)
⚽️ 13.05.2019 – Avai Vs. CSA 0: 0 (Serie A)
Palmeiras vs Avai Florianopolis Direct Comparison
Last year, the teams did not compete against each other, as Avai was known to be once again in Serie B. The last duels took place two years ago. At that time, the champ prevailed 2-0 at home and Avai scored in the second half, a 2-1 home win. A historic victory, as a series of previously ten competitive games ended without defeat for the champions (9-1-0). In the upcoming game between Palmeiras and Avai Florianopolis, however, the odds fall again very clearly in favor of the home side.
Palmeiras vs Avai Florianopolis Our Soccer Prediction Explained
The ten-time champion from Sao Paulo has made an excellent start to the new season and has made up for his disadvantage of three negative points in no time. As the only unbeaten Serie A team, Palmeiras is in first place and a win would increase the gap to a stately five points. The troupe has remained relatively unchanged compared to the previous season, which ended with the championship, which means that there are no difficulties in getting started. This is a decisive advantage to various pursuers whose routines on the field have yet to adjust due to significantly more numerous new entrants. Especially in the domestic Allianz Parque Palmeiras occurs so far dominant. So the vest is after four home games without conceding absolutely white. Regarding these statistics, in the match of Palmeiras vs Avai Florianopolis there is a goal to make the hosts their own.
Key Facts – Palmeiras vs Avai Florianopolis tips
✔️ Palmeiras won their four home games without conceding
✔️ Avai still waiting for the first win (0-4-4)
✔️ Guests show the weakest storm of the Campeonato A.
No good views so for the guests from the island. Avai also travels as a table last and could not yet prove that it has what it takes to stay in Serie A. In Palmeiras against Avai Florianopolis the tip thus aims at the next home win for the title holder. Given the small amount of the Palmeiras against Avai odds for such a success, the prediction is broader and includes an additional clean sheet and a lead of at least two goals for the home side. This is in addition to the current strength of form as well as the statistics: So finished four of the last five home games of Verdão against the White Blues with a home win without conceding and the goal difference is 13: 1 off.
Prediction Today: Palmeiras wins to zero & at least two goals ahead