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German Cano
German Cano: Top scorer in Brazil this season

"Cano has managed a shot on target in six of his last eight matches for Flu and, going up against a defence which has conceded the most shots by some distance (40 more than any other side after 17 games), he should be able to extend that run here."

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German Cano leads the top-scorers chart so far this season with 10 for fifth-placed Fluminense, a side who boast the fourth-best attack in goalscoring terms.

He's managed a shot on target in six of his last eight matches for Flu and, going up against a defence which has conceded the most shots by some distance (40 more than any other side after 17 games), he should be able to extend that run here.

As for the hosts, their biggest goal threat comes in the shape of Pedro Raul, who is only two goals behind Cano.

He's landed the shot-on-target bet in seven of his last nine and with Goias pretty decent on home turf - they've only lost one of eight so far - they should be competitive against higher-ranked opponents.

It's also worth noting that Goias lead the way on another statistical point - most yellow cards. They average exactly three per game.

Therefore to complete a near-8/1 Bet Builder, I'm going to add Goias defensive midfielder Matheus Sales to be shown a card.

He's been carded in seven of his 19 starts in all competitions this season with his figures in this competition even better (four in 10).

Referee Paulo Roberto Alves Junior is a decent-enough appointment - he's produced 31 yellows and two reds in six Serie A games this year - and Sales should be kept busy by a decent attacking side.

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