Bahia vs Atletico MG Prediction Today
The Bahian tricolor had its game of the fifteenth round postponed to August. That’s because he needed to take the field on Wednesday, July 25, to play the first match of the second phase of the South American Cup. Also in Salvador, he hit Cerro, Uruguay, 2-0. Thus, he can advance to the third stage of Sula even if beaten by a difference goal in the return game, which is scheduled for August 8.
Without having had to score in the Brasileirão, ended up losing three positions. With 16 points (four wins, four draws and six losses), he was sixteenth at the start of the sixteenth round. The score was the same as that of Chapecoense, which opened the relegation zone in seventeenth place. Thus it is possible that the Bahia enters the field this Monday in the region of the sticking, although it has matches more to realize that the majority of its rivals.
But that should not be enough to shake fans’ confidence, which has grown not only by winning the Uruguayans, but especially after a 4-1 defeat at the Bair Vi of the fourteenth round of the Brasileirao.
Coach Enderson Moreira has some problems climbing the team. Suspended due to the accumulation of yellow cards, defender Lucas Fonseca and midfielder Zé Raphael can not play. At the rear, the options are Grolli and Everson. In the midfield, Marco Antonio, Régis, Vinícius and Élber fight for the position.
Without other tournaments to compete, Atlético-MG has a total focus on the Brasileirão. Also on Wednesday, he entered the field to face Parana and managed to recover after two defeats in a row – Palmeiras (3 to 2) and Grêmio (2 to 0).
By scoring 1-0 in the parisian tricolor, the Rooster climbed to 26 points (eight wins, two draws and five losses) and returned to third place in the Brazilian Championship standings.
For Monday’s match, coach Thiago Larghi has won more options for qualifying. Newcomer to Chelsea, midfielder Nathan had his situation regularized. Its name already appears in the Daily Bulletin (IDB) of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) and was able to make its debut.
The second reinforcement is homemade. The midfielder Cazares, who was being traded with Saudi Arabia and was therefore not being used, returned to train among the holders after the transaction did not work. That way, there is the possibility that he will be scaled in the main team alongside Nathan.
The defender Gabriel, who was out of the game against Parana due to the flu, is another that should be again related among the starters.
The doubt is on account of the left-back Fábio Santos. The veteran suffered an ankle twist of should be re-evaluated by the medical department of the Rooster to see if it can be available to the coach.
If this happens, Larghi has two options for its replacement. You can opt for an industry expert by choosing Carlos Gabriel, who is only 19 years old. The second possibility is the improvisation of Juninho in the side, which already happened previously.
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Bahia has been a full-time team throughout the year. It has had success in the cups and, with the victory in the classic place, gives signs that it can improve its income also in the Brasileirão. Atlético-MG, although it is in a situation far superior in the table, goes through process of reassembly of the team. This makes the prognosis in the tricolor victory a good option for the confrontation.
Prediction Today: Bahia wins