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Cruzeiro to kickstart league campaign with a win over Chapecoense

24 May 2019 | Serie A | Preview
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Cruzeiro to kickstart league campaign with a win over Chapecoense

On Sunday night, Cruzeiro host Chapecoense at the Estadio Governador Magalhaes Pinto, as both teams look to revive their Serie A campaigns after poor starts.

Cruzeiro have picked up just six points from their opening five Serie A games this season. They currently sit just three points above the relegation zone, after winning two and losing three of their opening five league matches.

Their league games have been high-scoring this season in Serie A, as four of their first five outings in the Brazilian top-flight this season have produced over 2.5 goals. Last time out the home side suffered a 4-1 defeat at Fluminense.

Cruzeiro have a good recent home record in Serie A, winning five of their last six matches on home soil in the Brazilian top-flight.

The home side has a decent recent home record in Serie A, having kept clean sheets in three of their last five matches on home soil.

Chapecoense have garnered just four points from their opening league games this season. Their poor start to the campaign means that they are a place below the home side in the table and a point outside the relegation zone.

Chape have failed to win in four Serie A games, having suffered three defeats in the process. Last time out in Serie A, Chapecoense suffered a 3-1 home defeat against Fortaleza.

The visitor’s recent away games in Serie A have been relatively low-scoring, with under 2.5 goals scored in five of their last seven outings.

Chapecoense have struggled on their travels of late in Serie A, failing to win in four league outings, while suffering three defeats in the process. Their recent away games in the Brazilian top-flight have been low-scoring, with under 2.5 goals scored in five of their last six matches.

Forebet predicts that the home side will kickstart their Serie A campaign by recording a victory in a low scoring clash.

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CruzeiroPalmeiras
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FortalezaBahia
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CorinthiansFluminense RJ
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OVERALL TABLE PTS GP W D L GF GA +/-
1. Flamengo RJ 90 38 28 6 4 86 37 49
2. Santos FC 74 38 22 8 8 60 33 27
3. Palmeiras 74 38 21 11 6 61 32 29
4. Grêmio 65 38 19 8 11 64 39 25
5. Atlético PR 64 38 18 10 10 51 32 19
6. São Paulo FC 63 38 17 12 9 39 30 9
7. Internacional 57 38 16 9 13 44 39 5
8. Corinthians 56 38 14 14 10 42 34 8
9. Fortaleza 53 38 15 8 15 50 49 1
10. Goiás 52 38 15 7 16 46 64 -18
11. Bahia 49 38 12 13 13 44 43 1
12. Vasco da Gama RJ 49 38 12 13 13 39 45 -6
13. Atlético Mineiro 48 38 13 9 16 45 49 -4
14. Fluminense RJ 46 38 12 10 16 38 46 -8
15. Botafogo RJ 43 38 13 4 21 31 45 -14
16. Ceará SC 39 38 10 9 19 36 41 -5
17. Cruzeiro 36 38 7 15 16 27 46 -19
18. CS Alagoano 32 38 8 8 22 24 58 -34
19. Chapecoense SC 32 38 7 11 20 31 52 -21
20. Avai FC 20 38 3 11 24 18 62 -44

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