Goiás is living a delicate situation now, they are filled with internal conflicts
And after firing Argel and bringing Silvio Criciúma to take his spot, their President resigned after being threatened if the team was to be relegated.
Goiás is fighting against relegation and they are having an embarrassing campaign. The team currently sits in 16th place with 25 points, 1 spot above the relegation zone.
Silvio had a lot of time to train and prepare a competitive team for this tough match, that besides all those problems will even play the match without any fans, behind closed doors.
The manager is still unsure whether he should field 2 midfielders or 3 attackers.
A confirmed absence is defender Alex Alves who will serve his suspension. On the other hand, the manager will have Pedro Bambu and Vitor Bolto available once again, since they are returning.
Probable Starting 11: Marcelo Rangel; Saavedra, Fábio Sanchez, Matheus Ferraz and Carlinhos; Pedro Bambu, Ramires, Andrezinho and Jean Carlos (Aylon); Michel and Carlos Eduardo.
Despite not being near the relegation zone of this league, Paraná is also living a delicate moment.
After the aggression and confession to his former staff member, Lisca was fired from the club and they will have an interim manager for this match.
Paraná is fighting point by point for a spot in the top 4 (G4), since they are sitting in 5th place with 34 points.
Matheus Costa will be in charge of the team and he will try to get a positive result, despite having some important absences, such as defensive midfielders Leandro Vilela and Gabriel Dias and attackers Minho and Robson.
It is worth noting that Matheus was also in charge when Paraná lost to Atlético MG on a Primeira Liga match.
Probable Starting 11: Richard; Cristovam, Maidana, Brock and Igor; Jhony, Vinicius Kiss and Renatinho; João Pedro, Vitor Feijão (Ítalo) and Alemão.
Goiás vs Paraná – Betting Tip and Prediction:
In the start of this competition, many would have predicted this as an encounter between two teams fighting for a spot in the top 4, and safely positioned in the upper half of the table.
However, the reality is completely different on the Goiás’ side, since they are fighting not to be relegated
while Paraná are fighting for promotion and have been playing well, especially at home.
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