Internacional vs América Mineiro Preview 14/10/2021
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We have a full selection of fixtures to look forward to in the Brazilian Serie A this week including the meeting between Internacional and América Mineiro.
The match will take place at the Estádio José Pinheiro Borda, with the hosts beginning the week in 7th place on 36 points and the visitors in 10th place on 31 points.
— Sport Club Internacional (@SCInternacional) October 12, 2021
Internacional come into the match on the back of a convincing 5-2 win at home over Chapecoense.
It was a game they were expected to win against the team sitting bottom of the table but Internacional took the opposition apart, scoring 5 goals without reply after only 58 minutes.
Chapecoense scored 2 goals in the time that remained but Internacional can be forgiven for taking their foot off the gas.
That was a first win in 3 games for Internacional following a 1-0 defeat at Atlético Mineiro and 0-0 draw at Ceará.
Recent home form has been excellent and Internacional are undefeated in each of their last 5 home games, winning their last 4 league fixtures at the Estádio José Pinheiro Borda. In addition to the comfortable victory over Chapecoense, Internacional have beaten Fluminense, Fortaleza, and Bahia at home.
Trends show Internacional have not lost a match in 25 of their last 30 home matches in Serie A. Both teams have scored in 3 of their last 4 at home.
América Mineiro make the trip to the Estádio José Pinheiro Borda on the back of a 1-1 draw at Juventude last time out. América Mineiro opened the scoring after only 11 minutes but conceded the equalising goal just before half time.
That result means América Mineiro are undefeated in each of their last 8 Serie A games. They have picked up 4 victories in those 8 matches, including an away win at Cuiabá.
Away form shows América Mineiro are undefeated in their last 7 away matches in Serie A but they have picked up just a single victory in those 7 games.
In fact, América Mineiro have won only 1 of their last 8 away Serie A matches but 6 of those games have ended level, meaning they have become draw specialists on the road. Trends show both teams have scored in 5 of their last 7 away league games.
Looking ahead to the team news and Internacional are without Carlos Palacios and Edenilson who are both on international duty. Paolo Guerrero, Vinicius Mello, and Rodrigo Moledo are injured.
América Mineiro are without Alê, who is suspended. Mauro Zárate, Orlando Berrio, and Eduardo are on the treatment table.
This should be a good match between two teams who have been difficult to beat in recent games.
We expect to see both teams find the back of the net but it is difficult to split them and the match could end level.
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