Palmeiras vs Botafogo predictions, preview, team news, H2H | Brasileiro Serie A 2021-22
Line Up, Head to Head Score Prediction that we can provide along with a review of this match. Please note this is only a prediction that we have compiled from various sources. Live Palmeiras vs Botafogo Prediction, preview, team news, H2H | Brasileiro Serie A 2021-22
Palmeiras invited Botafogo to the Allianz Parque in Brazil’s Serie A action on Thursday.
The home team played out a goalless draw against Atletico Mineiro in their previous league fixture. As both sides dropped points, Corinthians took the leading position in the league table.
Luckily for those aiming for top spot, Corinthians suffered a shock 1-0 loss to Cuiaba, so Palmeiras have a chance to reclaim top spot with a win in this clash.
Botafogo are winless in their last three league games and suffered a 2-1 loss to Goias on Monday as they remain in 10th place in the table.
Head-to-Head Palmeiras vs Botafogo
Both sides have crossed paths 37 times in all competitions. Palmeiras are enjoying a 17-11 lead in wins at the moment while nine matches have ended in a draw. Botafogo have just one win in their last nine meetings against their western rivals.
Botafogo’s last win at Thursday’s venue came in a league game in 2014. The two teams drew 1-1 the last time they met in a league match in November.
Palmeiras form guide (all competitions): DWWW
Botafogo form guide (all competitions): LLDWW
Palmeiras vs Botafogo Team News
Weverton and Danilo are with the Brazil national team and are not part of the squad that will take part in this match. Raphael Veiga is out with a muscle injury while Mayke is currently struggling with a leg injury.
Gustavo Gómez and Benjamín Kuscevic remain with their respective national teams and will not take part in this match. Eduard Atuesta’s involvement in the match is still in doubt.
Wounded: Mayke, Raphael Veiga
Doubtful: Eduard Atuesta
Depends: There isn’t any
Not available: Weverton, Danilo, Gustavo Gómez, Benjamin Kuscevic
Rafael picked up an ACL injury last month and has been out for a long time. Diego Gonçalves was not named in the squad for the trip to Sao Paulo due to a muscle injury.
Injury: Rafael, Diego Goncalves
Doubtful: There isn’t any
Suspension: There isn’t any
XIs Palmeiras vs Botafogo Prediction
Palmeiras (4-2-3-1): Marcelo Lomba (GK); Marcos Rocha, Kaiky Naves, Murilo Cerqueira, Jorge; Zé Rafael, Gabriel Menino; Dudu, Gustavo Scarpa, Wesley; Roni
Botafogo (4-4-2): Roberto Fernandez (GK); Jorl Carli, Victor Cuesta, Kanu, Daniel Borges; Barreto, Luis Felipe Oyama, Tchê Tch, Kayque Pereira; Erison, Rikelmi
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Palmeiras vs Botafogo Prediction
Verdão have the best defensive record in the league, conceding just five goals, but both sides have produced similar results in the final third with Palmeiras outscoring Solitaria Estrela 13-12.
Botafogo are expected to be battling Palmeiras in this clash and, taking into account the hosts’ current form, we’re backing them for a narrow win here.
Prediction: Palmeiras 1-0 Botafogo
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