Colon Santa FE – Velez Sarsfield : Preview & Prediction
Colon and Velez Sarsfield play at the Estadio Brigadier General Estanislao López, in a duel of the 22nd round of the Argentine Championship. The history of direct confrontations played at this stadium indicates balance between these two teams, since there was 1 draw and 1 victory for each team in the last 3 matches. Actually, the last time they met at this stadium was on 22-08-2015, in a match for the Argentine Championship that finished in a tie for (0-0). The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a match between 10th and 20th overall, this is in fact a clash between the 17th place in home games and the 17th as a visitor.
Analysis of Columbus
The home team is currently in 10th place with 32 points, after 8 wins, 7 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, lost at home to Lanús by (1-2). In the last match, he lost out to Godoy Cruz by (2-1). This is a team little affected by the house factor, since it has achieved similar results at home and abroad. For the championship, the Colón won 15 points in 30 possible, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 games that played in his stadium. In matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 5 of their 11 matches. In 21 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 8 games in which he conceded the first goal. In the last 11 home games in this competition there are 1 periods in the standings: he suffered 4 of his 11 goals between minutes (61’-75 ‘).
The team of Colón is a team with little tradition in Argentine football, currently making a good league against its little tradition, in the 11th place, the team has oscillated between victories, draws and defeats and can not be constant. His last five games in the home team have had difficulties conceding goals in three games and only did not concede goals against weak teams like Gymnastics and Hurricane. Now against the traditional Vélez Sársfield the team of the Colón should have many difficulties, because in occasions of counterattack on the sides there are major flaws in the defensive sector of the Colón, another great difficulty of the defensive sector of the Colón is to protect itself from long kicks of outside the penalty area, which carries a lot of danger to his goalkeeper. One of the alternatives to defend is to make fouls, so the team considered aggressive accumulates cards and runs great risks of having some player of his team expelled, many of these faults are made near his area, offering many chances of goal to his opponents.
Analysis of VElez SArsfield
The visiting team is currently in 20th place with 24 points, after 6 wins, 6 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied for Arsenal de Sarandí by (1-1). In the last match, he tied at home to Estudiantes De La Plata by (3-3). This is a team little affected by the house factor, since it has achieved similar results at home and abroad. In the last 10 away games, Vélez Sársfield recorded 1 win, 4 draws and 5 losses, having won 7 points out of 30. In his games as a visitor there are some frequent results at the break: 1-0 (4 out of 11 matches) and 0-0 (4 out of 11 matches). The team has conceded goals in 7 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has been regular, as they managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 21 games in this competition, he never managed to get back on the board in the 11 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The traditional Velez Sarsfield has won seven times the Argentine championship, the last in the recent season of 2012/13, but this season the team went through a terrible time between the seventh and the fifteenth round, where the team lost six games and fell on the leaderboard, so the team is currently so poorly placed on the table. Now the team seems to be meeting again, in the last five rounds the team scored in every game, achieving a win and three draws, suffering a reverse. Vélez is a team that prioritizes to form attack plays with the ball control, always with short and quick passes involving the opponent’s defense, the team also uses their sides well, all of this should result again in at least one Vélez goal in this match .
Colon Santa FE – Velez Sarsfield : Betting Tips
Colon Santa FE – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70