Internacional vs Botafogo – 2019 Brasileirão Preview, Prediction, Head-to-Head, Lineups and Live Stream
Internacional and Botafogo face this Saturday, at Nilton Santos Stadium, for the 17th round of Brasileirão. After the fall in the Libertadores Cup, Internacional directs its concentration toward the Brazilian Championship. Seventh and ninth respectively, Gauchos and Cariocas see this match as critical to proceed in the pursuit for the G-6.
Internacional has been going strong with their brand of strong football at home, and weak performances on the road. In that respects, this upcoming tie is a significant one for the squad, however, the approaching visitors could give some genuine competition, considering the away stats they have delivered through the span of the last several weeks.
Both are attempting to break into the Libertadores spots, and since Corinthians in the fifth position and Atletico-MG in the 6th are taking on one another, the victor of the fixture at Porto Alegre has a chance to make some major inroads into the top tier.
Involving the seventh position of Brasileirão, with 24 points, Colorado looks for recuperation after the fall in Libertadores. Soon after the round on Saturday (31), the team centers around the decision in the Brazilian Cup.
On Wednesday (40), Inter get Cruzeiro, for the return game of the semi-final of the Brazilian Cup, with the advantage subsequent to winning the first duel 1-0.
In this way, it might be that coach Odair Hellmann climbs an elective formation.
Without winning there are two rounds in the Brazilian, Bota enters the field considering just triumph. As of now, the Rio team involves the ninth position, with 23 points.
“Of course we got very angry because we missed an opportunity. If we win Chapecoense, we would be very well positioned. We have to recover the points we lost at home in Porto Alegre and we are confident in that,” said Captain Carli.
Eliminated with from Libertadores by Flamengo a weekend ago, Colorado, dreading its holders’ wear and tear, must advance a total reserve lineup. Odair Hellman’s goal with this strategy is to save his optimal team for next September 4, against Cruzeiro, for the semi-final of the Brazilian Cup.
As of now Botafogo, which has just the Brasileirão to debate, takes to the field that has the best accessible. The only loss originates from striker Rodrigo Pimpão, harmed, with youthful Lucas Campos (21) his natural substitution. For midfield, the coach Alvinegro again has his beginning lineup: Cicero, Alex Santana, and João Paulo.
The Inter begins turned in the seventh place, with 24. Botafogo shows up underneath, with 23. A positive outcome for either side leaves the champ near the teams battling for a place for Libertadores.
The team from the Rio Grande do Sul attempts to lift themselves after their elimination in the Copa Libertadores. At home, they drew 1-1 with Flamengo and say goodbye to the continental tournament. While going for the G-6 and attempting to disregard the elimination, Odair Hellmann’s team is as of now considering the Brazilian Cup.
On Wednesday, Internacional get Cruzeiro, for the second game of the semifinal, subsequent to winning the first duel by 1-0. In the Brazilian, comes a 2-1 defeat to Goiás.
Botafogo just ponders the Brazilian. The team originates from two rounds without winning. In the last match, they got a goalless draw with Chapecoense, in Rio de Janeiro.
Internacional vs Botafogo Head-to-Head (h2h)
- Four of the last five matches saw home successes.
- Six of the previous eight meetings had the home teams scoring at least two goals.
- Internacional registered wins in three of the past four experiences at this venue.
- The last time these two met, Internacional recorded a 3-0 triumph at home.
Internacional vs Botafogo Match Details
Technical data: Internacional vs Botafogo
Reason: 17th round of Brasileirão 2019
Time: 21:00 (from Brasilia)
Where to watch: Premiere
Internacional vs Botafogo Prediction
At this venue, the hosts have been on a great run of late. They are on a live streak of 16 matches on the trot without a misfortune, and 11 of these were wins. Going in, the team has lost only once in their past 22 appearances before the home crowd and had separate five-game and six-match series of wins here during the stretch.
Then, Botafogo lost three of the previous four road trips and was winless in eight of their earlier ten overall match-ups. In addition, they have failed to score in their last two fixtures, and in three of their earlier five games on the road.
All things considered, rely on the home team to put on a strong presentation, and the guests to battle to score also.
Defeated by elimination in the Libertadores Cup, Internacional attempts to ‘pick up the pieces’ and give a quick response to their fans. The way that the Rio Grande do Sul club goes ahead with their team B narrows the technical gap between adversaries, permitting the Botafogo fan to dream of a positive outcome in Beira-Rio. As Alvinegro has been enduring an excessive amount to create offensively, dropping a great deal of pay and becoming a predictable and uninspired team.
Internacional vs Botafogo Probable Lineups
Internacional Probable Lineup: Danilo Fernandes (Lomba); Zeca, Klaus, Emerson Santos and Erik; Bruno Silva, Nonato and Sarrafiore; Wellington Silva, Guilherme Parede and Nico López.
Botafogo Probable Lineup: Gatito; Marcinho, Joel Carli, Gabriel and Gilson; Cicero, Alex Santana and João Paulo; Luiz Fernando, Lucas Campos and Diego Souza.