Ponte Preta was defeated 1-0 in the neighboring duel by Mirassol. They were disappointing in the creative department and non-existent of the attack. Today, two key players Mateus Silva (6/0) and Fábio Sanches (5/0) are back, while the only absence is Jean Carlos (3/0). ABC remains in the tail after the new defeat with 0-1 against Novorizontino at home. For another round, there are many problems with absences. Due to various reasons Fabio Lima (6/0), Gedeílson (6/0), Thallyson (5/0), Teixeira (4/0), Vancan (3/0), Bruno Lima (3/0), Anjos (1/1), Silva (1/0), Patrick (1/0), and Walfrido are out of the team. Ponte Preta is a solid home team with 2-2-1 stats and welcomes the bottom and worst team in Serie B with a 1-1-8 record and only 1 draw in 5 away matches.