America De Cali – Millonarios : Preview & Prediction
America de Cali and Millonarios face off in a match of the first round of the First Division. These teams have only met twice recently: on 20-08-2017, ending with a draw for (0-0), and on 12-03-2017, ending with the victory of Millonarios by (3-0). In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of the America of Cali
The home team arrives at this stage of the Primera División (Clausura – Semifinals) after having eliminated Junior Barranquilla, after a win for (2-4), in the tie-breaker by penalties, out and a tie by (0-0) in house on the previous tie. This is a team affected by the house factor, stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 2 wins, 8 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 5 goals scored and 12 conceded, against 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 home defeats, with 18 goals scored and 8 conceded. For the championship, America de Cali had 21 points in 30 chances, after 6 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss in the last 10 games that played in his stadium. Defensive solidity has been one of his strengths as he has only conceded goals in 3 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 46 games in this competition, he only managed 3 tackles in the 14 games in which he conceded the first goal.
The team from América de Cali managed to advance to the semifinals after eliminating the strong team of Junior Barranquilla on penalties, and arrives confident for this phase, but knows that he will have a tough opponent ahead. The team will make the first match of the semifinals next to their fans, so you know you need to get a good result because you will fight for your classification away from home, where things will be more complicated. The coach will have to count on the best in his squad, since he will have to go with everything to the top of the visitors.
The visiting team arrives at this stage of the Primera División (Clausura – Semifinals) after a home win for (2-1) and a draw for (1-1) with La Equidad. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has 4 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with a total of 17 goals scored and 15 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses, with a total of 20 goals scored and 7 conceded. In the championship, the Millonarios won 16 points out of 30 possible, after 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses in the last 10 games they played as a visitor. His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 46 games in this competition, he only managed 3 turns on the scoreboard in 13 games in which he conceded the first goal.
The Millonarios team managed to eliminate the La Equidad team in the quarterfinals and will now have a technically superior opponent they faced in the last stage, so they will have to get more connected at this stage. The team will play away from home in the first leg, so know the importance of pursuing a good result, as it has the advantage of deciding its classification next to its supporter. The coach of the team must take to the field a very competitive team and with a more defensive posture, trying to stop the attack of the owners of the house.
America De Cali – Millonarios : Betting Tips
America De Cali – Win Odds: 2.30
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70