São Paulo vs Grêmio Prediction Today
The dispute for the guarantee of fighting in the group stage of the continental tournament was the justification given by the board of São Paulo to dismiss, after the tie, by 1 to 1, in the classic with Corinthians in day 33 of the Brazilian Championship, Uruguayan coach Diego Aguirre.This caused the tricolor to fall to fifth place in the standings. With 58 points (15 wins, 13 draws and five defeats), Grêmio defeated Vasco by 2 to 1, also reaching 58 points (16 wins, 10 draws and 7 losses), but takes advantage of the number of successes, than the first tiebreaker.
While it may not seem like much, staying in G4 makes a difference. Who finishes in the fifth or sixth places also has a chance to reach the group stage. However, in addition to having to play for up to six qualifying matches, which has the risk of disqualification, the entire training schedule is changed and the schedule, which is already full, becomes even more intense.Although this aspect has been used to explain Aguirre’s downfall, which will be replaced by Andre Jardine, coach of the São Paulo base divisions, there are other ingredients in that decision. One of them is Uruguay’s turbulent relationship with some of the cast’s athletes. The main problem was with veteran midfielder Nenê, disgruntled since losing his place among the starters.
With games in the media and weekends, Jardine will not have much time to work. There will be five matches in 18 days. So if you want to make changes you will have to use more of the conversation than practice. To get Grêmio, he will not have Rojas, Luan and Gonzalo Carneiro, injured.
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Although Sao Paulo had a draw with Corinthians on Saturday, the decision to fire Aguirre was taken only on Sunday, after Grêmio defeated Vasco by 2 to 1 in Porto Alegre. For this, another Uruguayan had decisive collaboration. The game was tied up to 50 minutes of the second half when the Basque archer Martin Silva failed grotesquely giving the victory to the club gaucho.It was the second successive success of the team commanded by Renato Gaucho in the tournament. Before, Grêmio had beaten Atletico-MG, in Belo Horizonte, by 1 a0, showing their strength with visitors. With 23 points (six wins, five draws and five losses), the team is the third best in this area. Only loses to São Paulo (25) and Palmeiras (26), who performed another match as column two.Who should be available for Thursday’s match is midfielder Luan. The athlete was off the pitch due first to the foot injury. Then by muscular contusion. He returned to training this week and should be listed for the clash, although it may be an option on the bench.
Also following as doubts are the right-back Leonardo, who feels muscle pain, and midfielder Maicon, who needs to improve his physical conditioning. The defender Kanneman, summoned by the Argentine selection, is embezzlement certain.
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The retrospective of encounters involving the tricolor in the Brasileirão is on an equal footing. Each side has won 24 victories in the 62 matches played in the tournament since 1971 – in addition to 14 registered draws. In the first round of the 2018 season, Grêmio won 2-1 to extend an unbeaten run against their rivals for five matches (three wins and two draws).Grêmio is a more organized team on and off the field. Therefore, the prognosis in the success of the tricolor gaucho is the most appropriate option for this Thursday’s meeting for the thirty-fourth round of the Brazilian Championship.
Bet Tips: São Paulo wins