In the last years , Bahia Divided Brazilian Championship In small groups of six matches to enhance analysis and adjustments within the competition. Last Thursday, Tricolor finished the first group of six Serie A matches in 2021. With a home win over Atlético PR, the team led by Dado Cavalcante reached 11 points and a 61% success, a campaign that secured a place in Group G-4 of the leaderboard.
In the first set of six matches, Bahia played four times at home and twice as a visitor. The only defeat occurred in Petwasso for Internacional. Tricolor has one of the best attacks in the competition, scoring ten goals. Only Bragantino, the Serie A leaders, has a better performance, with 16 goals, averaging almost three per game.
Bahia won 11 points in the first six rounds of Serie A – Photo: Thiago Jadelha/SVM
In terms of defense, Bahia has been leaked six times in Serie A, averaging one goal per game. The performance isn’t bad, but it’s not the best either. Atlético-GO, Athletico-PR, Flamengo, Fluminense, Cuaibá, Corinthians, Fortaleza and Atlético-MG are ahead of Tricolor in this category.
The first six rounds of Bahia
- Bahia 3 x 0 Santos
- Bragentino 3 x 3 Bahia
- Bahia 0 x 1 international
- Ciara 1 x 2 Bahia
- Bahia 0 × 0 Corinthians
- Bahia 2 x 1 Atlético PR
A good performance in the first six rounds of the tournament gave Bahia the best start for Brazil in the points era with 20 clubs.
And the campaign surpassed its goal difference in 2020. Last year, in the first six rounds, Bahia also won by 11 points. However, the match against Botafogo, for the first round, was postponed, and took place only about two months after the start of the competition.
If we take into account Bahia’s first six matches in Serie A 2020, Tricolore won by eight points, with victories over Curitiba and Bragantino, draws with Palmeiras and Sao Paulo, and defeats by Ceara and Flamengo.
Bahia’s first round performance for the Brazilian straights
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Bahia starts the next group of six matches in Serie A 2021 next Sunday. At 20:00 (GMT), the team led by Dado Cavalcante will face Palmeiras at Allianz Parque in Sao Paulo. In the sequence, Tricolor will face América-MG, Chapecoense, Juventude, São Paulo and Flamengo.
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