Evenly matched teams: Goiás vs Santos match preview

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Competition: Brazil Serie A
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 22:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estádio de Hailé Pinheiro (50049 seats)

Goiás will fight against Santos in this Serie A fixture. Everything you need to know about the fixture can be found here!

Insights:
  • Goiás have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Santos have the the best goal difference (+6) in Serie A

It's quite the trip for Santos when visiting Goiás as the cities are 900 kilometers apart.

The visiting Santos played their last game only three days ago, a Copa do Brasil match.

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Goiás form and stats

Goiás are yet to win a home game, having collected 2 points from their first two Serie A games here at Estádio de Hailé Pinheiro. Goiás have played two draws in a row on their own stadium.

Happy days for Goiás in their previous game, a fixture away at Atletico GO (placed 19th) that ended with a 1-0 victory. Tadeu loved the game against Atletico GO. With a stunning seven saves the goalkeeper played a huge part in the 1-0 victory. The goalie Tadeu was named most valuable player of the team in that game, scoring 8.94 out of ten. Tadeu topped it up with a clean sheet.

The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 2-2 versus Atletico Mineiro.

Early season league goal statistics from Goiás's 2 home games: 3 goals, 3 conceded.

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Santos form and stats

The Serie A season is young and Santos have only just started going through their travel schedule, with 2 away games done and still no victory. 1 draw and 1 defeat so far.

The club members enjoyed Santos's previous match versus Coritiba, a Copa do Brasil win (3-0) played at home. Madson was the top performer of the team in that game with a match score of 7.85. The defender Madson scored one goal, hit one key pass and won 3 of 6 duels.

Before that, Santos secured a home win against Cuiabá with the score 4-1.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Union La Calera in just three days.

Santos have the goal stats of 1-2 (for/against) from 2 business trips in the league at this early stage of the season.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Goiás two wins, one draw and Santos seven victories. As for goals, eight matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), two games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

GoiásE. Vieira Araújo
E. Vieira Araújo
3 goals
SantosM. Santos Almeida
M. Santos Almeida
3 goals
GoiásP. Garay da Silva
P. Garay da Silva
2 goals

Goiás missing players

Santos missing players

Goiás Santos
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
5 2 1 Played P 1 2 5
1 0 0 Won W 0 0 3
2 2 1 Drew D 1 1 1
2 0 0 Lost L 0 1 1
6 3 2 Scored S 0 1 10
9 3 2 Conceded C 0 2 4
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 50% 80%
80% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 50% 80%
60% 50% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 50% 80%
40% 50% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 20%
20% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 20%
60% 100% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 60%
20% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 50% 40%
20% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 50% 20%
 
2 1 0 Corners for (avg) C F 1 2.5 3.2
7.4 7.5 9 Corners against (avg) C A 8 5 6.6
4 4 4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 2 1.8
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
9 7.5 7 Shots (avg) S ( 3 5.5 11
3 3.5 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1 2 5.4
40% 43% 100% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 25% 37%
 
21.2 22 23 Shots against (avg) S A 26 18.5 19
5.8 6.5 7 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 6 5 4.6
Key stats in Serie A this season:
  • All of Goiás's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Goiás have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won.
  • Goiás have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Goiás have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Goiás have yet to win a game at home.
  • Goiás haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Santos have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won.
  • Santos have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Santos have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (1) in Serie A
  • Santos have the the best goal difference (+6) in Serie A
  • Santos have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Santos have yet to win a game away.
Goiás Last season Santos
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
38 19   Played P   6 12
17 10   Won W   1 3
14 7   Drew D   3 5
7 2   Lost L   2 4
48 30   Scored S   8 16
31 16   Conceded C   9 19
89% 95%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   83% 92%
66% 74%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   67% 75%
37% 53%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   50% 58%
13% 21%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   33% 33%
3% 0%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   33% 25%
50% 58%   BTTS BTTS   67% 67%
42% 37%   Clean Sheets C S   17% 8%
18% 11%   Failed to Score F T   33% 33%
 
5.1 6.3   Corners for (avg) C F   3.8 5.9
5.9 4.8   Corners against (avg) C A   6 6.1
2.4 2.6   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2 2
3 2   Red cards R C   2 3
 
12.9 14.7   Shots (avg) S (   9.7 10.8
5.1 5.4   Shots on Target (avg) S O   3.7 4
25% 29%   Goal Efficiency G E   36% 33%
 
11.3 9.2   Shots against (avg) S A   17.3 14.6
3.8 3.2   Shots on Target against (avg) S O   6.7 5.8

  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.