Tuesdays sees two sides narrowly above the relegation zone will face each other for the first time in the Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A as Coritiba host Cuiaba at Estádio Couto Pereira. Showdown scheduled for July 26, 2022 02:00 EAT.
The hosts are in a really poor run of form at the moment, currently sitting 16th on the table with 19 points from 18 games played. They’ve recorded one win, one draw and three losses in their past five fixtures. Of the 18 games played, 5 wins, 4 draws and 21 losses have been recorded.
Gustavo Morinigo’s men will hope for an improved result following on a 3-1 defeat against Corinthians in their last fixture. In that game, Coritiba had 38% possession, 8 shots with 4 of them on target and a goal scored by Luciano Castan(54’). Corinthians managed 19 shots with 6 of them on target and goals scored by Roger Guedes(36’), adson (67’) and Raul Gustavo (85’).
Meanwhile, the visitors sit 15th on the table with20 points from 18 games played. In their last five fixtures, two wins, one draw and two losses were recorded. Of the18 games played, 5 wins 5 draws and 14 losses have been recorded. They’ve scored just seven goals in their nine league outings and failing to score in three of their last seven.
António Oliveira’s side will hope for improved results following on a 1-1 drawn game with Atletico Minero in their last Serie A action. In that match, Cuiaba got 31% possession, 16 shots with 8 of them on target and a goal scored by Gabriel Pirani (90+9’). Atletico Minero had 7 shots with 4 of them on target and a goal scored by Alan Kardec (90+4’).
Coritiba vs Cuiaba head to head
These two teams have had only two encounters since 2019; Coritiba won one games and the other ended in all square. Cuiaba will be looking for their first win.
- Cuiaba 3-3 Coritiba 30/10/19
- Coritiba 2-1 Cuiaba 25/05/19
- Corinthians 3-1 Coritiba
- Flamengo 2-0 Coritiba
- Coritiba 2-2 Juventude RS
- Coritiba 2-1 Fortaleza
- Internacional 3-0 Coritiba
- Cuiaba 1-1 Atletico Mineiro
- Palmeiras 1-0 Cuiaba
- Cuiaba 2-0 Botafogo
- Avai 1-2 Cuiaba
- Goias 1-0 Cuiaba
Coritiba team news
Gustavo Morinigo will have a fully fit squad ahead this fixture.
Cuiaba team news
António Oliveira will have a fully fit squad ahead of this game.
Prediction and Odds
- Coritiba win
- Both teams to score
- Goals over 2.5