After 6 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses, the home team is in the 9th position, havinf won 23 points so far. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against América Mineiro by (2‑1), after in the previous match they have won (3‑2) at home, against São Bento. Interestingly enough, this is a team that has had better results in away matches than at home, since they have won 14 points in away matches and only 9 at their stadium. For the league, Cuiabá won 9 points out of 21 possible points, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in the last 7 home matches. In their home matches there are a few frequent results: at half‑time 0‑0 (3 out of 7 matches) and after the 90′ 1‑1 (3 out of 7 matches). Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. They have conceded the first goal in 7 of their 16 matches for this competition, and have only turned the score around in 1. there is 1 period that stands out in the last 9 home matches for all competitions: they have suffered 4 of their 11 goals between minutes (76’‑90′).
If there’s one thing Cuiabá can’t do is complain about their season, after all it’s in a comfortable position. On the other hand, it does not mean that they can settle down, after all the championship is long and many things can happen. Therefore, the ideal is that they seek consistency, so they can have a satisfactory performance at the end of the season. Thus, they should use the local factor as their ally in the hunt for the three points, after all adding them is very important. In this match Gilmar and Rincon will be out because they are in the medical department.
Analysis of Figueirense
The away team is currently in the 12th position of the league, with 20 points won, after 4 wins, 8 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Coritiba, by (2‑0). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Ponte Preta, by (0‑1). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, since they have won 8 points in away matches and 12 at their stadium, with 8 goals scored and 7 conceded at home, against 5 goals scored and 5 conceded in away matches. In the last 8 away league matches Figueirense has a record of 1 win, 5 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 8 points out of 24 possible. In their away matches there are a few frequent results: at half‑time 0‑0 (7 out of 8 matches) and after the 90′ 0‑0 (4 out of 8 matches). Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 7 of the last 8 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 16 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 6 times and have never been able to turn the score around.
The financial crisis that plagues Figueirense brings major concerns, but they also need to worry about things within the field. The Figueirense should try to abstract the problems from outside and focus only on football, seeking an improvement within the championship. Of course, playing away from their domains makes it more difficult, but they know what it takes to add at least one point. Therefore, it will be up to the Figueirense to have a defined standard of play and execute it correctly if you want a score in their favor. In this match Pereira, Matheus Destro and Brunetti will be out for being in the medical department.