Cruise – Grêmio Soccer Prediction
Cruzeiro and Grêmio meet in Mineirão for the first round of the Brazilian Championship. This game will be the first of the Brazilian Championship of 2018. Cruzeiro made a great campaign last season, where he won the Brazilian Cup title, and finished 5th in the Brazilian Championship. The Minas Gerais team is motivated by the title of the Mineiro Championship won over their great rival, Atletico Mineiro. The coach Mano Menezes bets on the skill of the Arrascaeta and Thiago Neves socks, to debut well in the competition. Fábio, Henrique and Robinho are other highlights of “Raposa”. Grêmio is currently the champion of Libertadores, and finished in the 4th place in the Brasileirão of 2017. The team from Rio Grande do Sul is motivated by the achievement of the Campeonato Gaúcho over the Brazil of Pelotas. Coach Renato Gaúcho bets on striker Luan’s ability to start the competition well. Pedro Geromel, Marcelo Grohe and Arthur are other highlights of the “Immortal”.
STATISTICS AND IMPORTANT DATA
In the last 5 clashes between the teams, there were 3 Cruzeiro victories, 1 draw and 1 Grêmio win.
Grêmio has not lost 5 games in 3 consecutive games.
In the direct duels, the Cruzeiro comes from 3 consecutive victories.
In the season, Cruzeiro scored 30 goals in 18 games. Average of 1.6 goals per game.
This will be a duel between two state champions. Cruzeiro is very strong at Mineirão, where he scores many goals. Gremio is a very solid team, and does not usually change his playing style even though he’s acting outside his domains. The Game must be very disputed, and with many goals chances of both teams. But the field command factor must be decisive in the outcome of that match. Therefore, we believe that Cruzeiro will not be defeated by this duel. Cruise does not lose!
Prediction Today: Draw