Athletico PR vs Bahia Prediction: Team to Win, Form, News and more

Here is our prediction for the upcoming Brasileiro game between Athletico PR vs Bahia taking place in the 2024 season.

 
9:37am on Wednesday 10th July 2024
By
Jake Skudder

The upcoming clash between Athletico Paranaense (Athletico PR) and Bahia in the Brasileiro promises an exciting encounter.

Both teams are eager to secure crucial points as they vie for higher standings in the league. Here's a detailed preview and prediction for this match, covering team news, recent form, and potential lineups.

Match Preview

Athletico Paranaense aims to achieve back-to-back victories for the first time in nearly two months.

Their recent performance includes a narrow 2-1 win over Atletico Goianiense, a match that saw them come from behind to clinch victory. With this win, Athletico PR sits in sixth place, just ahead of Cruzeiro in the race for a Copa Libertadores spot.

Bahia, on the other hand, is looking to bounce back after losing two of their last three matches.

They were defeated 2-0 by Palmeiras in their previous outing, which has left them in fifth place, one point above Athletico PR. Bahia is struggling with away form, having lost their last three road games.

Team Form

Athletico Paranaense

Recent Form: DDLWLW

Position: 6th in the Brasileiro

Key Players: Julimar, Lucas Di Yorio

Bahia

Recent Form: LWWLWL

Position: 5th in the Brasileiro

Key Players: Everaldo, Nicolas Acevedo

Team News

Athletico Paranaense

Athletico PR will be without Tomas Cuello, who remains sidelined due to injury.

However, Julimar has been in good form, scoring in two of his last three matches. Goalkeeper Leo Linck is expected to return to the starting lineup after serving a suspension.

Bahia

Bahia will miss the services of Nicolas Acevedo due to a knee injury. Forward Everaldo, who scored in the last meeting between these two teams, will be crucial for Bahia’s attack.

Prediction

Athletico Paranaense boasts one of the best defensive records in the league, which should give them an edge against Bahia, especially at home.

Despite their recent struggles at home, they are expected to narrowly defeat Bahia.

Our Prediction: Athletico Paranaense 1-0 Bahia

For all of the analysis of Athletico Paranaense vs Bahia as it happens live, check out our Live Update page for the game.

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