Cruzeiro - Gremio PredictionsCruzeiro and Grêmio meet in Mineirão for the 8th round of the Brazilian Championship. On one side a team that has very irregular performances, and on the other side a team that presents the best football in Brazil at the moment. Cruzeiro is 8th place with 10 points won, 3 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. The team from Minas Gerais comes from an away defeat to the Corinthians leader. Coach Mano Menezes will be able to count on the pair "RR", Rafael Sóbis and Robinho, again. With the two in the field the team has a 93% use, were 10 matches, with 9 wins and 1 draw. In addition to the pair, Ramon Abila is another Cruzeiro bet to win at home. Grêmio, however, is in an extraordinary phase, the team is in second place with 18 points, 6 wins and only 1 loss, being with the reserve team in front of Sport. The team from Rio Grande do Sul comes from 4 wins in a row, the last one was against Fluminense in Maracanã. Coach Renato Gaúcho bets on striker Luan, who has emerged at the start as the best player in the league, the striker has 5 goals in the competition. In addition to Luan, it is worth mentioning the defender Pedro Geromel, who in the 5 games in which he was in the field Grêmio did not concede a goal. In the last 5 clashes between the teams, were 2 Grêmio wins, 2 draws and 1 Cruzeiro win. The Grêmio comes from 5 victories in a row, 4 by the Brazilian and 1 by the Brazilian Cup. In that period the team scored 13 goals and suffered only 3. In the last 5 games, Cruzeiro had 1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses, including one in the home for Chapecoense. The Grêmio is the best attack of the competition with 18 goals scored.
Cruzeiro - Gremio head to head-02.11.16 COP Gremio Cruzeiro 0 : 0
-27.10.16 COP Cruzeiro Gremio 0 : 2
-01.10.16 SA Cruzeiro Gremio 1 : 0
-19.06.16 SA Gremio Cruzeiro 2 : 0
-04.10.15 SA Cruzeiro Gremio 0 : 0