Santa Cruz faces Juventude in a match of the 38th round of the Brazilian Serie B.
Santa Cruz: The home team is currently taking the 19th position in the league with 34 points won after 7 wins, 13 draws and 17 losses. In the previous round, they lost (4-2) in an away match against Paysandu. Santa Cruz has lost all their hopes since they have already relegated to Serie C. Also, they have failed to win any of their last 13 matches. However, they usually show solid performance in home matches as they have won 22 points at their stadium.
Juventude: The away team is in the 8th position in the Serie B. They managed to win 51 points after 13 wins, 12 draws and 12 losses. They come into the match after a goalless draw against Figueirense. Furthermore, Juventude has failed to win any of their last 4 matches. Their attacking line hasn’t been one of their best features, as they have not scored a goal in their last 4 matches.
Conclusion: As the championship is bringing to end many things are clear. Although Santa Cruz has already relegated they should be a decent opponent to Juventude. On the other side, visiting team will be cautious focusing on not conceding a goal. Also, each of the last 13 matches that Juventude have played had under 2.5 goals. Hence, we can expect another low-scoring game.
|05.08.17||SB||Juventude||Santa Cruz||2 : 1|
|24.09.06||SA||Santa Cruz||Juventude||1 : 0|
|24.05.06||SA||Juventude||Santa Cruz||4 : 1|
|04.11.01||SA||Juventude||Santa Cruz||2 : 0|
|27.09.00||SA||Santa Cruz||Juventude||2 : 1|