S. Wanderers – FBC Melgar : Preview & Prediction
Santiago Wanderers and Melgar measure forces at the Estadio Elías Figueroa Brander, in a meeting for this phase of the Copa Libertadores (2 nd Heat). There is no record of previous direct confrontations between these two teams, so this will be their first confrontation. Special attention is required for the home / away condition, as both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
Analysis of the Santiago Wanderers
The home team plays their first match in this edition of the Copa Libertadores with the intention of taking advantage of the home factor to achieve a positive result. This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 2 wins, 9 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. In the last game that played, for the Super Cup, lost with Colo Colo off by (3-0). In the last 10 home games Santiago Wanderers has recorded 2 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses. In 15 games, he has never been able to get back to the top of the five games in which he suffered the first goal.
This will be a very important game for the Wanderers team because they will play in front of their fans and need to open an advantage in the result until the end of the 90 minutes, because the second clash between the two teams will be in your opponent’s house. The home team will have to present an excellent football on the field, so that they can play on a par with the visiting team. In the last game they played in the Super Cup of Chile, the Wanderers were defeated outside the home by the Colo Colo team with a score of 3-0. The coach is expected to bring a very competitive team to the field.
The visiting team plays their first match in this edition of the Copa Libertadores with the intention of winning a positive result out. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 15 goals scored and 16 conceded; against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 defeats in his stadium, with a total of 34 goals scored and 14 conceded. The team arrives at this meeting after a win at home with Sport Huancayo by (4-0). In the last 10 games played out for all competitions, Melgar has won 3, drawn 4 and lost 3. His attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he has never managed to come back to the scoreline in the four games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 20 away games for all competitions there has been a period that stands out: scored 9 of his 18 goals in the minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Because it is a confrontation away from home, a draw will not be considered a bad result, since playing outside the home is always very complicated. The visiting team knows that they have the best conditions to look for a positive result in this game, but they should not expose themselves too much, as they still have the second leg game, which will be at home, where things should be less complicated. In the last match played this season, the visiting team managed a beautiful result in the home, beat the team of Once Caldas for the score of 3 x 0. The coach of the team should not have lost important to this game.
S. Wanderers – FBC Melgar : Betting Tips
S. Wanderers – Win Odds: 1.65
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70