Brasileiro U20 duel: Close contest expected between Vitoria U20 and Sport Recife U20

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Competition: Brazil Brasileiro U20
Competition: Sun 18.October
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estádio Manoel Barradas (35632 seats)

Vitoria U20 hope to sell some tickets for this game even though the season has been rough so far with 4 points and a 19th position in the Brasileiro U20 table. Visiting Sport Recife U20 holds 10th place with 9 pts.

It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Vitoria and Sport Recife U20.

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Vitoria U20 form and stats

When playing at home in the Brasileiro U20, Vitoria U20 have managed 1 win, 1 draw and suffered 1 defeat from 3 games. With three straight defeats the pressure is piling up on Vitoria to get some points in this home game.

In their previous game, led his Vitoria to a defeat in the Brasileiro U20 match away at Bahia U20. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here at Estádio Manoel Barradas. Ahead of that match, Vitoria U20 lost 1-2 at home to Ceará U20.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Vitoria have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found four matches with the results: Won zero, drawn one and lost three.

Vitoria has scored 3 league goals at home this season, in 3 matches. Vitoria's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 3 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Sport Recife U20 form and stats

It's gone fairly well in the Brasileiro U20 away games so far for Sport Recife U20, who have the fewest conceded goals (4) in Brasileiro U20, with six points collected from three matches. It's a growing despair in Recife as they have recorded three consecutive losses.

The attacking players of Recife have been feeble for some time now, the team not scoring a league goal in the last 357 minutes.

Recife play their second straight away game, having lost the previous one 0-2 to Flamengo RJ U20 (placed 16th). The game before that, was lost at home, a 0-1 defeat against Atletico-MG U20.

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Sport Recife U20 playing away and similar expectations, we found two relevant matches. Results were one Sport Recife U20 wins, zero draws and one defeat.

Recife has another fixture away, a Copa Do Brasil U20 game, against Avai U20 in just three days. A tough schedule for the visitors!

Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Recife have scored 3 goals in 3 league games away. Recife are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 2 times in 3 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

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Vitoria U20 missing players

Sport Recife U20 missing players

Vitoria U20 Sport Recife U20
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
6 3 2 Played P 1 3 6
1 1 0 Won W 0 2 3
1 1 1 Drew D 0 0 0
4 1 1 Lost L 1 1 3
5 3 2 Scored S 0 3 4
9 3 3 Conceded C 2 2 4
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
67% 67% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 67% 33%
33% 33% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
17% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
17% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
50% 67% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
17% 33% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 67% 50%
33% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 33% 50%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
0.8 1.3 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2.3 2.7
1 1 1 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
65 41 30 Total Shots T S 10 31 58
21 13 10 Shots on Target S O 4 15 26
24% 23% 20% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 20% 15%
Key stats in Brasileiro U20 this season:
  • Sport Recife U20 has the fewest conceded goals (4) in Brasileiro U20
  • Sport Recife U20 has the fewest conceded goals in the first half (0) in Brasileiro U20
  • Sport Recife U20 has the fewest matches over the total-line (0) in Brasileiro U20
  • Sport Recife U20 has the fewest scored goals in the second half (1) in Brasileiro U20
  • Sport Recife U20 has the most matches under the total-line (6) in Brasileiro U20
  • Sport Recife U20 haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Vitoria U20 haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Fluminense U20 7 5 0 2 15 7 4 4 0 0 10 1 3 1 0 2 5 6 8 15
2 Corinthians U20 6 4 1 1 12 6 3 2 0 1 5 3 3 2 1 0 7 3 6 13
3 Atletico-PR U20 6 4 0 2 12 5 3 2 0 1 7 2 3 2 0 1 5 3 7 12
4 Palmeiras U20 6 4 0 2 10 8 3 1 0 2 3 6 3 3 0 0 7 2 2 12
5 Internacional U20 6 3 2 1 10 8 3 1 1 1 4 4 3 2 1 0 6 4 2 11
6 Atletico-MG U20 6 2 4 0 11 7 3 1 2 0 6 3 3 1 2 0 5 4 4 10
7 Sao Paulo U20 6 3 1 2 7 5 3 2 1 0 3 1 3 1 0 2 4 4 2 10
8 America Mineiro U20 7 3 1 3 11 11 4 2 1 1 6 5 3 1 0 2 5 6 0 10
9 Cruzeiro U20 6 3 1 2 8 9 3 2 0 1 3 2 3 1 1 1 5 7 -1 10
10 Sport Recife U20 6 3 0 3 4 4 3 1 0 2 1 2 3 2 0 1 3 2 0 9
11 Ceará U20 6 2 2 2 8 6 3 1 0 2 5 4 3 1 2 0 3 2 2 8
12 Santos U20 6 2 2 2 7 8 3 2 0 1 5 4 3 0 2 1 2 4 -1 8
13 Goias U20 6 2 2 2 9 12 2 0 1 1 3 4 4 2 1 1 6 8 -3 8
14 Bahia U20 6 2 0 4 5 11 3 1 0 2 4 6 3 1 0 2 1 5 -6 6
15 Vasco U20 6 1 2 3 5 8 3 1 1 1 4 5 3 0 1 2 1 3 -3 5
16 Flamengo RJ U20 6 1 2 3 4 7 3 1 0 2 3 5 3 0 2 1 1 2 -3 5
17 Gremio U20 6 1 2 3 3 8 3 0 2 1 0 2 3 1 0 2 3 6 -5 5
18 Botafogo U20 6 0 4 2 7 9 3 0 3 0 6 6 3 0 1 2 1 3 -2 4
19 Vitoria U20 6 1 1 4 5 9 3 1 1 1 3 3 3 0 0 3 2 6 -4 4
20 Chapecoense-SC U20 6 1 1 4 8 13 3 0 1 2 4 8 3 1 0 2 4 5 -5 4

Read more about Brasileiro U20

The Campeonato Brasileiro Sub-20 is the official Brazilian national football tournament for U-20 teams. It has 20 teams playing each other home and away, followed by a playoff with the eight highest ranked teams.