Football betting preview: Ceará vs Salgueiro

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Competition: Brazil Copa do Nordeste
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estádio Governador Plácido Aderaldo Castelo (67000 seats)

The league table in Copa do Nordeste tells a story about these teams so far, with Ceará leading Salgueiro by 5 points. Match preview to follow:

Insights:
  • Ceará have the fewest conceded goals (3) in Copa do Nordeste
  • Salgueiro have yet to win a game away.

The visiting Salgueiro played their last game only three days ago, a Pernambucano 1 match.

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Ceará form and stats

Ceará, who have the fewest conceded goals (3) in Copa do Nordeste, have collected seven points from their first three Copa do Nordeste games here at Estádio Governador Plácido Aderaldo Castelo, a promising start.

Defensively the home team are doing well, with their goalkeeper Richard de Oliveira Costa not having conceded a league goal in 236 minutes.

It's back home for Ceará, who return with a good feeling about themselves after beating Sport Recife away with the result 4-0. Cleber, Pedro Naressi, S. Mendoza and Gabriel Dias found the net in that victory. Before that, Ceará had a home game versus CSA which ended with a victory 2-0.

As mentioned above, Ceará "killed" Sport Recife in their previous game. They need to reset completely for this one and beware of complacency.

Ceará have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Estádio Governador Plácido Aderaldo Castelo with 5 goals in 3 league matches. Ceará have showed great defending skills in these home games, allowing the opposition to score only 1 goal.

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Salgueiro form and stats

The Copa do Nordeste season is young and Salgueiro have only just started going through their travel schedule, with 3 away games done and still no victory. 1 draw and 2 defeats so far.

The manager D. Neri was unhappy after their last game, a Pernambucano 1 match played at their home ground Estádio Cornélio de Barros Muniz. Salgueiro suffered a 2-3 loss to Nautico. A 1-1 draw was the result before that, hosting CRB in the Copa do Nordeste.

The visitors will be packing their bags again in only four days as another away game awaits: The Pernambucano 1 trip to Vera Cruz.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Salgueiro as they have only managed to score 2 times from 3 away games in the league. Salgueiro have conceded 4 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last five matches): Ceará five wins, zero draws and Salgueiro zero victories. As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), two games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

SalgueiroL. Carvalho Silva
L. Carvalho Silva
1 goals
SalgueiroT. da Silva
T. da Silva
1 goals

Ceará missing players

Salgueiro missing players

Ceará Salgueiro
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
7 3 0 Played P 0 3 7
3 2 0 Won W 0 0 2
4 1 0 Drew D 0 1 2
0 0 0 Lost L 0 2 3
11 5 0 Scored S 0 2 7
3 1 0 Conceded C 0 4 8
71% 67% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 67% 86%
71% 67% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 33% 43%
29% 33% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 33% 29%
29% 33% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 33% 29%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 33% 29%
43% 33% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 33% 43%
57% 67% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 33% 43%
29% 33% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 67% 29%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.1 2.7 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1.7 2.1
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
10.4 13.7 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 6.7 9.3
5.3 6.7 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 1.7 3.9
30% 25% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 40% 26%
Key stats in Copa do Nordeste this season:
  • Ceará have not yet lost a game.
  • Ceará have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Ceará have the fewest conceded goals (3) in Copa do Nordeste
  • Ceará have the most scored goals in the second half (7) in Copa do Nordeste
  • Ceará have the the best goal difference (+8) in Copa do Nordeste
  • Salgueiro have yet to win a game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Ceará 7 3 4 0 11 3 3 2 1 0 5 1 4 1 3 0 6 2 8 13
2 CRB 7 3 3 1 9 5 3 3 0 0 6 1 4 0 3 1 3 4 4 12
3 Bahia 7 3 1 3 14 8 3 2 1 0 10 1 4 1 0 3 4 7 6 10
4 Sampaio Corrêa 7 2 4 1 8 8 3 1 1 1 4 5 4 1 3 0 4 3 0 10
5 Confiança 7 1 5 1 5 5 3 0 3 0 2 2 4 1 2 1 3 3 0 8
6 Treze 7 2 2 3 5 8 3 2 0 1 2 2 4 0 2 2 3 6 -3 8
7 4 de Julho 7 1 4 2 7 9 3 1 0 2 2 4 4 0 4 0 5 5 -2 7
8 Santa Cruz 7 1 0 6 3 10 3 0 0 3 2 5 4 1 0 3 1 5 -7 3

Read more about Copa do Nordeste

There are 26 state football leagues in Brazil. Because of long distances in Brazil a very competitive football culture developed within each state. Therefore, Brazil remain one of the few countries who still run state championships alongside the national ones. Most of them run from January to May, outside the national season.