Copa do Brasil
Third Round Leg 1 of 2
Coritiba FC vs Sport Recife
Estádio Major Antônio Couto Pereira, Curitiba, Brazil
In the upcoming fixture of Copa do Brasil, Round 3, Coritiba Football Club will square-off against Sport Recife at the Estádio Major Antônio Couto Pereira in Curitiba. Though the match seems to be evenly balanced, the home side will have odds in their favor for winning. The two competing sides played each other in December 2020 and Sport Recife won (1-0). Secondly, Coritiba hasn’t dominated Sport Recife in the past, which is why the upcoming matchup is likely to have pressure on both sides.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Coritiba FC - Shaping Up for Brazil Serie A (WDLLW)
Going in the matchup, Coritiba FC will be aligning itself for the upcoming Copa do Brasil fixture and the iconic Brazil Serie tournament, which is to be started in 2-3 days. With the opening match against Flamengo, Coritiba will be looking to dominate the upcoming fixture of Copa do Brasil against Sport Recife. In the last outing against Criciuma, Coritiba did manage to score the all-important equalizer in the 86th minute, which led to penalties at the end of full-time phase. Alef Manga scored the only goal for Coritiba, and the same will be expected from him in the upcoming outings. In the last five matches played, Coritiba has scored just 5 goals, averaging 1.00 goals per game. However, against Sport Recife, Coritiba might orchestrate few changes, taking the attack to the opposition.
Sport Recife - Defeated Petrolina in Campeonato Pernambucano Semifinal (WWWWW)
With an unbeaten run in the last five matches played, Sport Recife will be fancying its chances for securing another win and this time against a Serie A team. In the last match against Petrolina, Luciano Juba and Vagner Love scored goals in the 30th and 57th minute of play. In terms of goals scoring and defending, Sport Recife has done quite well, which is why it is able to uphold the unbeaten form. In the last five matches played, Sport Recife has scored 11 goals, averaging 2.20 goals per game. Against the scoring average, the conceding average is down to only 1 goal in the last 5 matches, averaging 0.20 goals. Hence, Sport Recife will be backing Jorginho, Luciano Juba, Edinho, and Igor Aquino to contribute in scoring against Coritiba.
Expert Betting Tips
Coritiba have managed to stay unbeaten in 5 of the last 6 Copa do Brasil matches, which is why they will be starting as favorites at home against Sport Recife. If we look at the scoring and conceding averages of the two then Sport Recife has done significantly well and is likely to restrict Coritiba from scoring freely. Therefore, the upcoming match is likely to end in Sport Recife’s favor or have both sides scoring in a draw. The match total is expected to be under 2.5 goals, as scoring won't be easy against Sport Recife’s defense.
- Draw or Sport Recife for 1.66
- Both Teams to Score - Yes for 1.95
- To Qualify - Sport Club do Recife for 1.9