Botafogo vs América-MG Football Prediction Today 16/09

Botafogo vs América-MG Prediction Today


With 26 points (six wins, eight draws and ten losses), alvinegro is forced to win to get closer to the Rabbit and fight for positions in the qualifying zone for the South American Cup. However, you know that you need to measure the level of risk that you want to take, since you can not leave the field without scoring, since relegation is a real threat and you need to at least maintain the advantage over clubs at the bottom of the table. ranking.This equation gets one more complicator this week. While most of the rivals in contention for the Serie A season will have more training time, Botafogo will open on Thursday, September 20, their participation in the Sula Round of 16. You will have Bahia in front, in Salvador.For the clash with the miners, coach Zé Ricardo, who is not adept at publicizing the squad in advance, indicated two probable changes in the team over the course of the week’s training after having repeated the starters in two straight games – a draw with Cruzeiro (1 to 1) and defeat to Fluminense (1 to 0).
Midfielder Léo Valencia and right-back Zé Ricardo won a spot in the headlines. In the case of the latter, the choice is purely technical. Léo Valencia, however, promotes a tactical change. With his entrance, the coach gives up his system with three handwraps and now has one more player to create.The medical department also increased the number of options of the technician. The socks Marcus Vinícius and Renatinho, who were in the process of recovery from injury, were released and returned to train normally with the group. Depending on the improvement in fitness maybe they will be listed for the reserve bench on Sunday.


Without other tournaments to compete, the focus of America-MG is unique and exclusive in the Brasileirão. After attending the relegation zone, the Rabbit changed status. His fight is for securing a place in the 2019 issue of Sula. On this mission, it goes very well, thank you.When they drew at home with Ceará, 0-0, on the twenty-third day, they reached 30 points (eight wins, six draws and ten losses). Two places fell on the leaderboard, but still on G12.In the confrontation this Sunday, coach Adilson Batista will be able to count on the return of his titular goalkeeper, João Ricardo, who has already worn the shirt of the Minas Gerais team for more than 200 games. He was released by the medical department after being out of the duel against Ceará due to pain in the right thigh.
There are still doubts regarding the condition of left-back Giovanni and midfielder Gérson Magrão, who also could not play in the 23rd round. Both will undergo a new evaluation that will determine if they will be available to the coach for Sunday’s showdown.

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America-MG counts on twice as much Botafogo victory in the retrospective of encounters between them in the Brasileirao: 6 to 3. It reached that advantage with 1 to 0 marked in the first round of the 2018 edition of the tournament. The duel also has four draws registered.The tactical change made by coach Zé Ricardo in Botafogo clearly aims to improve the offensive production of the team, which is very low. There were only 21 goals scored in 24 matches. It has, of course, a contraindication, that the decrease in the intensity in the marking. The alvinegro suffered 33 goals throughout the Brasileirao.
América-MG has shown throughout the competition that it knows to take advantage of rivals with these characteristics. This will open space for prognosis of greater risk in the match in the victory of the mining team.

Bet Tips: America-MG

Odds: 5.50

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