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Fluminense vs. Sport Recife 7/10/2021 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Fluminense faces Sport Recife on 7/10/2021.

Sport Recife meets Fluminense in a Campeonato Brasileiro Série A match. Fluminense with a record of 1.0-4.0-5.0 this season comes into this game with a 0.0-3.0-3.0 record on the road. Sport Recife is 1.0-4.0-5.0 this season and is 1.0-1.0-2.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Fluminense and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. Sport Recife played to a draw in their last match. It is not a loss, but getting a home win is paramount. There are expectations that come with improved performance on a familiar pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Sport Recife and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, Sport Recife came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Their home crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic is hungry for a win.

The Fluminense Roster

The Players to Watch for the Fluminense

Luccas Claro DF

As a shooter, Luccas Claro had 3.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Luccas Claro has 0.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Luccas Claro had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Luccas Claro has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Luccas Claro has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Luccas Claro has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Egídio Pereira Júnior DF

As a shooter, Egídio Pereira Júnior had 4.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Egídio Pereira Júnior has 2.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Egídio Pereira Júnior had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Fluminense teammates, Egídio Pereira Júnior had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Egídio Pereira Júnior has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Egídio Pereira Júnior has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Gabriel Teixeira MF,FW

Gabriel Teixeira has 10.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Gabriel Teixeira had 2.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Gabriel Teixeira had 8 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Gabriel Teixeira has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gabriel Teixeira has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gabriel Teixeira has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Yago MF

As a shooter, Yago had 10.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Yago has 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Yago had 8 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Fluminense teammates, Yago had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Yago has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Yago has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Matheus Martinelli MF

Matheus Martinelli has 5.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Matheus Martinelli had 0.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Matheus Martinelli has 7 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Fluminense teammates, Matheus Martinelli had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Matheus Martinelli has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matheus Martinelli has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

The Sport Recife Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sport Recife

Hayner DF

As a shooter, Hayner had 5.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Hayner had 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Hayner has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Hayner has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Hayner has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Hayner has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 23 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

José Sabino DF

José Sabino has 10.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but José Sabino had 2.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

José Sabino has 10 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. José Sabino has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

José Sabino has 0 Yellow Cards this season. José Sabino has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Marcão Silva MF

As a shooter, Marcão Silva had 2.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Marcão Silva had 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Marcão Silva has 10 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sport Recife teammates, Marcão Silva had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marcão Silva has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marcão Silva has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Rafael Thyere DF

Rafael Thyere has 6.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Rafael Thyere had 2.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Rafael Thyere had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Rafael Thyere has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rafael Thyere has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rafael Thyere has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

André FW

André has 9.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. André has 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

André has 8 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. André has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

André has 0 Yellow Cards this season. André has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Fluminense Team Stats

The Fluminense Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Fluminense was able to score 0.70 goals. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Fluminense scored those goals off assists 86.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.60 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Fluminense was able to score on 0.17 of their shots on target. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Fluminense attempts 4.1 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Fluminense attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 39.4% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Fluminense Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Fluminense was able to hold opponents to 0.7 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.7 shots were saved by Fluminense goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 81.1% of shots on target were saved by Fluminense goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 50.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Fluminense. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.



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Fluminense Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Sport Recife had 17.8 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Sport Recife in the top 49 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Sport Recife has successfully intercepted 10.3 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sport Recife in the top 88 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sport Recife commits 15.3 fouls. Sport Recife is in the top 68 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Sport Recife drew 14.3 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sport Recife in the top 33 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Sport Recife had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.2 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sport Recife in the top 15 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Sport Recife Team Stats

The Sport Recife Offensive Stats and Metrics

Sport Recife scored 0.40 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sport Recife was able to score 0.10 goals off assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sport Recife was able to score on 0.18 of their shots on target. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Sport Recife attempted 2.2 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Sport Recife attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 23.7% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Sport Recife Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sport Recife was able to hold opponents to 0.7 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.8 shots were saved by Sport Recife goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Sport Recife goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 81.6% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Sport Recife goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 30.0% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Sport Recife Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Sport Recife had 17.8 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Sport Recife in the top 49 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sport Recife had 10.3 interceptions. Sport Recife is in the top 88 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sport Recife commits 15.3 fouls. This puts Sport Recife in the top 68 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Sport Recife drew 14.3 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sport Recife in the top 33 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Sport Recife had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.2 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sport Recife in the top 15 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Fluminense vs. Sport Recife Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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