Internacional – Criciuma 31.05.2013
The Internacional has his lineup defined to his game against Criciúma, today on Estádio Centenário.
The Dunga team will play almost at full strength, as Fabrício and Muriel, absent in the debut game, are back. The single absent will be Leandro Damião, who is with the national team. Like this, Dunga will almost have his ideal team to the game. Fabrício replaces Kleber, who played badly against Vitória. Muriel will be the goalkeeper again. Fred and Diego Forlán, who failed one training session, are fit to play. The striker Rafael Moura will continue to play with the Uruguayan in the attack. Despite not scoring goals – don’t scores since the end of first phase of Gauchão, his single goal in the year – he has the confidence of Dunga to the game. The reaction and recover of Internacional after the draw with Vitória depends of today’s game. The 2-2 will be considered a good result if Internacional confirms his favoritism and defeat Tigre on Centenário. – They have to take advantage of playing as hosts. If they win, the draw will be a good result, because they will make four points. They will have one away draw and one home win.
Match: Internacional – Criciuma 01.30h
League: Brazil Serie A
Our prediction: Home Win Odds: 1.50
Internacional is unbeaten at the Estádio Centenário. The stadium in Caxias do Sul received six games this year, with Internacional winning five and getting one draw. They are unbeaten almost three years playing there.
The Criciúma presented some news in the call up list to the game against Internacional. Without counting with Elton, who will not play due to his contract, the coach Vadão will promote the debut of Serginho, former Atlético-MG player. Beside that, the right back Sueliton, injured, is out of the game. Like this, Bruno Renan replaces him and Pacheco, former Linense, appears in the bench.
In the last years Inter changes some players but his philosophy is the same. D’Alessandro must be stopped, the quality of Forlán and Gabriel runs in the right side. Beside his individual value, Internacional has a good spirit team and is not easy to stop them.