Rosario Central – Belgrano : Preview & Prediction
Rosario Central and Belgrano play in the Estadio Dr. Lisandro de la Torre, in a duel of the 22nd round of the Argentine Championship. The history of recent direct clashes is favorable to the home team, which has 3 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses in the last 7 games. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 05-02-2017, ended with a draw for (1-1).
Analysis of the Central Rosary
After 7 wins, 7 draws and 7 losses, the home team is in 16th place, having won 28 points. In the last match, he lost with the Patronato away by (3-0), after having won at home in a game against Chacarita Juniors, by (3-1). In the last 10 home games for the championship, Rosario Central has 5 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses, having won 16 points out of 30. The team have conceded goals to their opponents in 8 of the last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 21 games in the competition, never managed to turn the score in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 10 home games in this competition: he scored 5 of his 12 goals in minutes (0′-15 ‘).
The central Rosario goes through a moment of great instability in the Argentine Championship where they have won only 1 of their last 5 games and now is looking for recovery to try to return to the brawl for a vacancy in the South American Cup next season. The biggest problem has been defensive inefficiency as he has the eighth most leaked defense among the 28 Superliga players, so much so that he has conceded 8 goals in his last four games, something that needs to be corrected for this final stretch of the national. Playing at home, such as this Saturday’s match, Rosario Central tends to be a very difficult team to beat, so much so that they have won 5 of the last 6 games in this type of situation, worth noting that they did not concede goals in 4 of these games, demonstrating that their defense, despite presenting problems, works very well in front of his fans. For the confrontation with Belgrano, coach Leonardo Fernandez should keep the team in the 4-1-3-2, using the same escalation of the last rounds.
Analysis of Belgrano
The visiting team is currently in 12th place with 31 points, after 7 wins, 10 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost out to River Plate by (3-1). In the last match, they tied at home for Racing by (2-2). In the last 10 away games the Belgrano recorded 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses, having won 15 points out of 30 possible. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 4 of his 10 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 21 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 periods in the last 11 games played as a visitor to this competition: he scored 5 of his 11 goals in the minutes (46’-60 ‘).
Belgrano, as well as his next opponent, does not have a good season in the Superliga Argentina, has won only 1 of his last eight appointments and is looking for a recovery to try to return to the qualifying zone for the next South American Cup. The team has acted in a more offensive way in search of the victories, but this has left many spaces in its defense, so much that in its last 4 games, scored and suffered goals, having a defense that decayed a lot and was leaked 8 times in these games. Playing away from home, like the game this Saturday, Belgrano has alternated good and bad results, so much so that in his last 9 games, he accumulated 3 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses and it is worth mentioning that he scored 1 goal in each of his last 4 games, but only in the last clash away from his dominions, suffered 3 goals and had poor defensive performance. For the confrontation with Rosario Central, coach Lavallén will field 4-5-1 and have no problems in the team considered holder.
Rosario Central – Belgrano : Betting Tips
Rosario Central – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score /NO – Odds: 1.70
UNDER 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70