Botafogo and Fortaleza regulars look forward to Serie A meet at Estádio Nilton Santos

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Competition: Brazil Serie A
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 21:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estádio Nilton Santos (44661 seats)

Look at this absorbing match in the Serie A. Botafogo is in the 8th position after playing five fixtures. They greet Fortaleza who are placed 20th after four games.

Insights:
  • Fortaleza is in the worst form (0-1-3)

Everyone involved with the away team has to get their travel gear ready for this match as there's a whopping 2600 kilometers to cover before arriving at the match.

It's no vacation for neither Botafogo nor Fortaleza as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.

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Botafogo form and stats

The complete Serie A statistics at home this season for Botafogo are 0-1-1 (wins-draws-losses).

Botafogo's previous fixture was a Copa do Brasil game also played at their own stadium, ending 3-0 vs Ceilandia. The home team hope to to repeat that performance.

In the game before, an away victory in the Serie A match versus Flamengo with a 1-0 scoreline.

It's still early days, but we have some goal stats for the Botafogo at home in the league. 2 on target and 4 scored by the opposition; from 2 matches.

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Fortaleza form and stats

No Serie A points yet away for Fortaleza, from their first 2 matches.

Two trips in a row for Fortaleza, whose boss Vojvoda could celebrate last time after the Copa do Brasil win against Vitoria.

A draw for Fortaleza before that, at their own venue hosting São Paulo (1-1).

The schedule is very tough for Fortaleza now as they have to travel again shortly after this match. A Copa Libertadores game at Alianza Lima is waiting in only three days.

1 goal so far away for Fortaleza, while their defence has allowed the opposition to score 3. All from 2 league matches away.

Head 2 Head

Stats for the prior eight meetings between these two participants are: four wins for Botafogo, one draw and three wins for Fortaleza. Over 2,5 goals: three times; under 2,5 goals: five games.

Top Goalscorers

BotafogoE. de Souza
E. de Souza
3 goals
BotafogoD. Gonçalves
D. Gonçalves
2 goals
FortalezaG. Souza Lisboa
G. Souza Lisboa
2 goals

Botafogo missing players

Fortaleza missing players

Botafogo Fortaleza
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
5 2 1 Played P 1 2 4
2 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
2 1 1 Drew D 0 0 1
1 1 0 Lost L 1 2 3
7 2 1 Scored S 1 1 2
6 4 1 Conceded C 2 3 5
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
80% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 50% 50%
40% 50% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 50% 25%
40% 50% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
80% 100% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 50% 50%
20% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 50% 50%
 
4.2 4 6 Corners for (avg) C F 5 4.5 6.2
4.8 4 4 Corners against (avg) C A 8 8.5 5.5
2.2 1.5 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 5 4 3
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
14.2 13.5 17 Shots (avg) S ( 6 10.5 13.5
4.8 4 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 4 3.8
29% 25% 25% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 12% 13%
 
14 12.5 10 Shots against (avg) S A 18 12 9.2
5.6 6.5 4 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 6 5 4
Key stats in Serie A this season:
  • Fortaleza is in the worst form (0-1-3)
Botafogo Last season Fortaleza
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
13 7   Played P   19 38
7 5   Won W   6 17
2 0   Drew D   3 7
4 2   Lost L   10 14
26 16   Scored S   18 44
18 7   Conceded C   26 45
100% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   89% 92%
85% 86%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   63% 63%
62% 57%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   47% 45%
38% 43%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   16% 18%
23% 29%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   11% 11%
62% 43%   BTTS BTTS   47% 39%
31% 43%   Clean Sheets C S   26% 37%
8% 14%   Failed to Score F T   37% 32%
 
5.4 5.6   Corners for (avg) C F   4.3 4.6
6.2 6.3   Corners against (avg) C A   5.9 5.1
3.3 3.4   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.4 2.3
0 0   Red cards R C   2 4
 
9.6 10.1   Shots (avg) S (   13.8 14.5
4.1 4.9   Shots on Target (avg) S O   4.3 4.4
49% 47%   Goal Efficiency G E   22% 26%
 
12 11.4   Shots against (avg) S A   14.3 12.1
4.3 4.6   Shots on Target against (avg) S O   4.3 3.9

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Corinthians 5 4 0 1 8 4 2 2 0 0 4 0 3 2 0 1 4 4 4 12
2 Santos 5 3 1 1 10 4 3 3 0 0 9 2 2 0 1 1 1 2 6 10
3 Avaí 5 3 1 1 6 6 3 3 0 0 6 3 2 0 1 1 0 3 0 10
4 Bragantino 6 2 3 1 9 5 4 1 2 1 6 3 2 1 1 0 3 2 4 9
5 Atletico Mineiro 6 2 3 1 9 7 3 1 1 1 5 4 3 1 2 0 4 3 2 9
6 América Mineiro 5 3 0 2 7 6 2 2 0 0 5 1 3 1 0 2 2 5 1 9
7 São Paulo 5 2 2 1 9 6 2 2 0 0 6 1 3 0 2 1 3 5 3 8
8 Botafogo 5 2 2 1 7 6 2 0 1 1 2 4 3 2 1 0 5 2 1 8
9 Internacional 5 2 2 1 4 4 2 1 1 0 2 1 3 1 1 1 2 3 0 8
10 Coritiba 5 2 1 2 10 8 2 2 0 0 6 2 3 0 1 2 4 6 2 7
11 Cuiabá 5 2 1 2 4 6 2 0 1 1 1 2 3 2 0 1 3 4 -2 7
12 Palmeiras 5 1 3 1 7 5 3 1 1 1 6 4 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 6
13 Atletico PR 5 2 0 3 2 6 3 2 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 2 0 5 -4 6
14 Flamengo 5 1 2 2 4 4 3 1 1 1 3 2 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 5
15 Fluminense 5 1 2 2 4 5 2 0 1 1 0 1 3 1 1 1 4 4 -1 5
16 Goiás 5 1 2 2 6 9 2 0 2 0 3 3 3 1 0 2 3 6 -3 5
17 Ceara 4 1 0 3 4 7 2 0 0 2 1 4 2 1 0 1 3 3 -3 3
18 Juventude 5 0 3 2 5 9 3 0 2 1 3 4 2 0 1 1 2 5 -4 3
19 Atletico GO 5 0 3 2 3 8 3 0 2 1 2 3 2 0 1 1 1 5 -5 3
20 Fortaleza 4 0 1 3 2 5 2 0 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 2 1 3 -3 1

Read more about Serie A

The Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, often called the Brasileirão (or just Série A), is the primary football competition in Brazil. It has 20 teams playing each other twice from May to December, a total of 38 fixtures. The top team is crowned as the champion and the bottom four are relegated.