SAPL vs FRTZ Dream11: As the Brazilian Serie A rolls on, it will be Sao Paulo that takes on Fortaleza at the Cicero Pompeu de Toldedo Stadium. Talking about the standings, Sao Paulo are 11th in the league with 11 points to their names. Sao Paulo are on the back of consecutive wins to Internacional and Bahia in the league, and will be eager to build further onto that momentum.
As for Fortaleaza, they are in at the 4th spot with 21 points under their belts. They are four points adrift from the league leader Palmeiras, and will be eager to get maximum points later tonight. In their last two games, Foraleza secured a 4-0 win over Ameria MG and a 1-0 win against Corinthians. That being said, we can expect the fixture to be an intriguing affair.
Date: July 18, Sunday
Kick-Off: 1:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Cicero Pompeu de Toledo Stadium
Sao Paulo: WWLDD
Head to Head
From the last six meetings between the two sides, it’s Sao Paulo who have the upper hand with five wins. One game has ended on level terms.
Sao Paulo News
Injury Report and Unavailability: Emiliano Rigoni, Luciano, and Miranda are ruled out due to injuries. Leo misses out as a result of suspension.
Expected Changes and Strategy: Volpi should be starting in at goal, while, Diego, Alves and Arboleda could line up in defence. Vinicius and Reinald should be starting out wide. Nestor and Santos could feature in the midfield region. Gomes, Rojas and Bueno are in contention to lead the attack.
Volpi; Diego, Alves, Arboleda, Vinicius, Reinald, Nestor, Santos, Gomes, Rojas, Bueno
Injury Report and Unavailability: Jussa and Wellington Paulista are on the sidelines due to injury. Felipe misses out as a result of suspension.
Expected Changes and Strategy: Alves should be starting in at goal, while, Tinga, Conceiaio, and Titi could line up in defence. Pikachu and Cirspim should be starting out wide. Matheus, Ederson and Ronald could fill in at the midfield region. Robson and David are likely to lead the attack up front.
Alves, Tinga, Conceiaio, Titi, Pikachu, Cirspim, Matheus, Ederson, Ronald, Robson, David
Eder can play a pivotal role in the attacking front for Sao Paulo. Eder has a goal, two assists and a pass accuracy of 70.3% from 10 appearances this season.
David can pack a punch in the attacking front for Fortaleaza. The 25-year-old has four goals, an assist and a pass accuracy of 78% from 11 appearances this season.
Yago Pikachu has impressed in the final third region for Fortaleza. Pikacu has four goals, three assists, and a pass accuracy of 78% as well. He can be added to the SAPL vs FRTZ Dream11 Fantasy Football side tool.
Robson has four goals and an assist from the 11 appearances for Fortaleza. He can be included to the SAPL vs FRTZ Dream11 Team as well.
GK: F Alves
DEF: D Alves, Y Pikachu, B Alves, C C Tarouco
MID: R dos Santos, G Sara, T Costa
FOR: Eder, D C da Fonseca, R d Santos
Both sides have firepower in their respective squads, and it could turn out to be a closely contested affair. However, the SAOL vs FRTZ Today Match Prediction odds are backing Fortalea to get the win here based on their overall form.