Atlético Tucumán will face off against guests Barracas Central at Estadio Monumental Jose Fierro in the Superliga tie on Wednesday.
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Atlético Tucumán will play in this game following on from a 0-0 Superliga draw versus Tigre.
In that match, Atlético Tucumán had 40% possession and 10 shots at goal with 5 on target. For their opponents, Tigre got 7 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
Their latest results really do illustrate the point that things are going according to plan in the Atlético Tucumán defence. Atlético Tucumán have been miserly, seeing the total number of goals that have flown into the back of their net over the course of their last 6 matches standing at 3. That trend isn’t assured to be continued into this game, however.
Barracas Central come into this encounter after a 3-1 Superliga win in the defeat of Defensa y Justicia in their previous outing.
In that game, Barracas Central had 43% possession and 12 shots at goal with 10 of them on target. For Barracas Central, the goalscorers were Cristian Colmán (18′), Iván Tapia (35′) and Bruno Sepúlveda (41′). Defensa y Justicia got 14 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Kevin Gutiérrez (60′) was the scorer for Defensa y Justicia.
Rodolfo de Paoli’s Barracas Central have slotted home 7 times throughout their previous 6 matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during that period equals 8.
📋 Team News: Atlético Tucumán
The Atlético Tucumán manager Lucas Pusineri will be grateful to have no fitness worries to speak of before this game with a completely injury-free squad available for selection.
We think that El Decano could line up in a 4-4-2 formation for the game, handing starts to Carlos Lampe, Martín Garay, Bruno Bianchi, Manuel Capasso, Matías Orihuela, Renzo Tesuri, Guillermo Acosta, Gaston Gil Romero, Joaquin Pereyra, Augusto Lotti and R. Ruiz Rodríguez.
📋 Team News: Barracas Central
With a fully injury-free group available to choose from, the Barracas Central manager Rodolfo de Paoli doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash.
We are inclined to think that Barracas Central could decide to elect for a 4-4-2 lineup by sending out M. Gagliardo, Facundo Mater, Nicolas Ferreyra, Gonzalo Paz, Juan Ignacio Díaz, Pablo Mouche, Carlos Arce, Ivan Tapia, Carlos Valenzuela, Bruno Sepulveda and Cristian Colman.
We’re thinking that Atlético Tucumán look set to score a couple of goals when they play Barracas Central, who might well find it difficult to get a goal of their own.
We’re therefore anticipating a pretty comfortable 2-0 win for Atlético Tucumán at full-time.
Atlético Tucumán will welcome Barracas Central to for a matchday 15 fixture in Argentina Primera División.
Atlético Tucumán’s latest fixture against Tigre ended in an away 0-0 draw. Their strikers had a good game, but not enough to triumph at the end.
Barracas Central’s recent game against Defensa y Justicia ended in a home 3-1 win. Although Barracas Central didn’t match their opponent’s intensity and quality while on possession, it was still enough. Barracas Central put the pressure early on and scored in the 18th, 35th and 41st minute.
Since the start of the season, Atlético Tucumán is more dominant at home. They have seven wins out of 14 games on home soil. Decanos’s good defensive display is key to their success. They didn’t concede in 43% of home games.
Barracas Central has picked up 8 points from the previous six league games. They still have a lot to prove when playing away from home. Barracas Central wins 1.15 points per away game, a bit less than their home record shows. To improve results, they have to be more compact in defence. Barracas Central kept a clean sheet in just 23% of their visits.
It is not a surprise that the hosts stand out as a favourite to win this one. Recently they enjoy playing at home, having won four consecutive matches. Atlético Tucumán is currently unbeaten at home in eight games. Since the start of the season, they have just four home defeats.
Barracas Central failed to win in three consecutive away games. It will be a big surprise to turn up on Wednesday and win against Atlético Tucumán.