Match preview: Home supporters have high expectations when São Paulo receive Cuiabá

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Competition: Brazil Serie A
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estádio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo (73501 seats)

This might well be yet another appealing encounter at Estádio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo in the Serie A. São Paulo is in 7th position and host Cuiabá in 11th spot. Read about the game here!

Insights:
  • São Paulo have won all their matches at home so far.
  • Cuiabá have the most clean sheets (2) away in Serie A

It's quite the trip for Cuiabá when visiting Paulo as the cities are 1500 kilometers apart.

There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.

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São Paulo form and stats

Perfect Serie A season at home so far for São Paulo 2 wins from 2 appearances. Ever since the Palmeiras game São Paulo has been unbeatable here at Estádio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo producing six straight wins.

São Paulo's previous match was a Copa do Brasil game also played at their home, finishing 2-0 against Juventude. The home team are looking to repeat that performance. Vinícius (midfield was the top team player in that game with a rating of 8.65/10. Vinícius scored one goal, hit one key pass, dribled past the opponent 1 of 1 times and had 25 successful passes (of 29 total).

Before that, Paulo played out a Serie A draw 1-1 when visiting Fortaleza.

Some members of the home team might already be thinking of their next match, the Copa Sudamericana game versus Wilstermann in only four days. This game is also played here at Estádio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo.

It's still early days, but we have some goal stats for the São Paulo at home in the league. 6 on target and 1 scored by the opposition; from 2 matches.

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Cuiabá form and stats

It's gone fairly well in the Serie A away games so far for Cuiabá with six points collected from three matches.

Cuiabá delivered a 0-0 draw playing at home against Atletico GO in their previous game; a Copa do Brasil fixture.

A 1-4 defeat away at Santos before that.

The schedule is very tough for Cuiabá now as they have to travel again shortly after this match. A Copa Sudamericana game at River Plate is waiting in only three days.

4 goals have been conceded by Cuiabá in these games.

Head 2 Head

São Paulo-Cuiabá H2H statistics last two meetings regardless of arena: São Paulo zero wins, Cuiabá zero wins, two draws. one of these two matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

São PauloJ. Calleri
J. Calleri
5 goals
São PauloL. da Rocha Neves
L. da Rocha Neves
3 goals
São PauloE. Citadin Martins
E. Citadin Martins
1 goals

São Paulo missing players

Cuiabá missing players

São Paulo Cuiabá
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
5 2 1 Played P 0 3 5
2 2 1 Won W 0 2 2
2 0 0 Drew D 0 0 1
1 0 0 Lost L 0 1 2
9 6 4 Scored S 0 3 4
6 1 0 Conceded C 0 4 6
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
100% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 33% 40%
60% 100% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 33% 20%
40% 50% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 33% 20%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 33% 20%
80% 50% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 33% 40%
20% 50% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 67% 40%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 20%
 
4.6 3.5 5 Corners for (avg) C F 0 5.3 4.4
5.2 4.5 5 Corners against (avg) C A 0 5.7 5.6
2.8 1.5 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 3 2.6
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
12.4 14.5 18 Shots (avg) S ( 0 12.7 11.8
4.8 6.5 9 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 4 3.6
38% 46% 44% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 25% 22%
 
11.6 7.5 7 Shots against (avg) S A 0 16 15
3.4 1.5 0 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 0 4.3 4.8
Key stats in Serie A this season:
  • All of São Paulo's home-matches have had more than 2,5 goals.
  • Cuiabá have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Cuiabá have the most clean sheets (2) away in Serie A
  • Cuiabá have won significantly more corners away than at home.
  • Cuiabá haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • São Paulo have scored in all their matches so far.
  • São Paulo have scored more than double the goals of Cuiabá.
  • São Paulo have won all their matches at home so far.
  • São Paulo have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • São Paulo haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
São Paulo Last season Cuiabá
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
16 9   Played P   6 13
10 6   Won W   4 11
2 2   Drew D   1 1
4 1   Lost L   1 1
27 13   Scored S   9 34
17 5   Conceded C   6 8
88% 78%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 100%
69% 44%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   67% 85%
69% 44%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   50% 77%
25% 22%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   17% 46%
12% 11%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   17% 15%
50% 44%   BTTS BTTS   67% 38%
38% 44%   Clean Sheets C S   33% 62%
25% 33%   Failed to Score F T   0% 0%
 
7.1 8.8   Corners for (avg) C F   6.6 6.2
3.4 2.8   Corners against (avg) C A   1.8 2.4
2.1 2.3   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.2 2.3
2 1   Red cards R C   0 0
 
12.8 14.6   Shots (avg) S (   11 12.1
4.6 4.8   Shots on Target (avg) S O   5.4 6.2
36% 30%   Goal Efficiency G E   26% 43%
 
8.3 7.2   Shots against (avg) S A   7.2 7
3.1 2.6   Shots on Target against (avg) S O   3.2 2.3

  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 America 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 Goias 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.