Corinthians vs Cruzeiro Betting Tips
After the 1-0 victory in the first final, defensive Cruzeiro will probably hold many men behind the ball and go for a draw.
Corinthians are most often game controllers in the home games; 10-5-2 (20:10) – League and League CupCorinthians are pressured to create the struggle and try to dominate Cruzeiro.A very casual affair has been set up, where Cruzeiro will try to kill the pace with frequent play.
Cruzeiro was clearly the best in the first final match and could have won bigger.
Cruzeiro has several offensive profiles and has returned the Uruguayan 10’s Arrascaeta from the national team camp.
Corinthians, however, lack strong attackers and may be frustrated if they can not find their way through Cruzeiro’s defense wall.
Corinthians will be forced to throw more players into the offensive, which can make room for Cruzeiro contraces.
In the first final match, it was Corinthians who tore the time to break over virtually all the orders and keeper Cassio was being treated several times to take minutes of the clock. Now the picture has been reversed and there is hardly any doubt that Cruzeiro will use all the tricks to make sure the ball rolls as little as possible.
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Corinthians were shown Chilean Angelo Araos (midfield, reserve, 9 matches) in the first final and he has therefore quarantine. They remain without Paulo Roberto (defense, reserve, 6 matches), Renê Junior (midfield, ready when ready, 4 matches) and Douglas (midfield, reserve, 10 matches).
Cruzeiro coach Mano Menezes prefers to put Arrascaeta (off.midt, 15, 15 matches) on the bench since he has been on a long national team tour with Uruguay. It can provide a more compact, defensive midfield.
Bet Tips: Corinthians wins