Another action-packed fixture in Carioca 2 as Serrano RJ welcome Nova Cidade

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Competition: Brazil Carioca 2
Competition: Sat 17.October
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estádio Atílio Marotti (8500 seats)

The home fans are expecting three points in this fixture, as the home advantage should be put to good use versus a struggling visitor. Serrano RJ are in the 5th position while the guesting Nova Cidade worry at 9th.

It’s a hectic schedule for the away team, as they were in action only three days ago in the Carioca 2.

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Serrano RJ form and stats

Three Carioca 2 home games done for Serrano RJ, who are not happy collecting 0 points from these matches. Three consecutive losses here at Estádio Atílio Marotti is hard to swallow for the home team. Both players, staff and the home crowd are desperate to get something from this match.

An away draw last time out for Serrano RJ, facing Gonçalense in a game that ended 1-1. Before that game, the home loss against CFRJ / Marica with the scoreline 1-3.

Serrano have scored 1 goal here in 3 league matches, a depressing statistic. Serrano RJ are struggling defensively, conceding on average more than two goals per home game (7 from 3 played).

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Nova Cidade form and stats

Still no away game victory in the Carioca 2 for Nova Cidade, who have the the worst goal difference (-6) in Carioca 2, with 1 draw and 2 losses from their first 3 attempts.

The manager was unhappy after their last game, a Carioca 2 match played at their home ground. Cidade suffered a 1-2 loss to Gonçalense (placed 3rd). Preceding that game, the 1-1 draw paying a visit to CFRJ / Marica.

Cidade are seemingly not capable of scoring regularly on their travels in the league. They have only managed 1 goal from 3 away games. Cidade have conceded 4 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

Serrano RJ missing players

Nova Cidade missing players

Serrano RJ Nova Cidade
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
7 3 0 Played P 1 3 7
3 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
1 0 0 Drew D 1 1 2
3 3 0 Lost L 0 2 5
8 1 0 Scored S 1 1 5
11 7 0 Conceded C 1 4 11
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
71% 67% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 67% 71%
57% 67% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 29%
29% 33% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 14%
14% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 14%
57% 33% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 33% 57%
14% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
29% 67% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 67% 43%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.4 2 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.3 2.6
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 2 2
 
68 37 0 Total Shots T S 9 27 53
33 17 0 Shots on Target S O 3 7 17
24% 6% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 14% 29%
Key stats in Carioca 2 this season:
  • Nova Cidade has the fewest points (1) away in Carioca 2
  • Nova Cidade has the fewest scored goals (1) away in Carioca 2
  • Nova Cidade has the most conceded goals in the first half (6) in Carioca 2
  • Nova Cidade has the the worst goal difference (-3) away in Carioca 2
  • Nova Cidade has the the worst goal difference (-6) in Carioca 2
  • Nova Cidade have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Nova Cidade have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their matches.
  • Nova Cidade have yet to win a game.
  • Nova Cidade haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Nova Cidade is in the worst form (0-1-5)
  • Serrano RJ has the the worst goal difference (-6) at home in Carioca 2
  • Serrano RJ have lost all their home matches so far.
  • Serrano RJ 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 Duque de Caxias 8 5 1 2 14 4 4 2 0 2 5 3 4 3 1 0 9 1 10 16
2 Audax Rio 7 5 0 2 12 7 4 2 0 2 6 6 3 3 0 0 6 1 5 15
3 Gonçalense 7 4 3 0 11 7 3 1 2 0 4 3 4 3 1 0 7 4 4 15
4 CFRJ / Marica 7 2 4 1 8 7 3 0 2 1 2 5 4 2 2 0 6 2 1 10
5 Serrano RJ 7 3 1 3 8 11 3 0 0 3 1 7 4 3 1 0 7 4 -3 10
6 Serra Macaense 7 1 4 2 6 9 4 0 2 2 2 6 3 1 2 0 4 3 -3 7
7 Rio São Paulo 7 2 1 4 4 8 3 0 0 3 0 4 4 2 1 1 4 4 -4 7
8 Olaria 7 1 2 4 10 14 4 0 2 2 5 8 3 1 0 2 5 6 -4 5
9 Nova Cidade 7 0 2 5 5 11 4 0 1 3 4 7 3 0 1 2 1 4 -6 2

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