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Atlético Tucumán will be visiting Estadio Diego Armando Maradona on Tuesday for the Superliga clash with hosts Argentinos Juniors.
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Argentinos Juniors won’t want a repeat of their last result here after the 2-1 Superliga losing effort in their last game against Defensa y Justicia.
In that match, Argentinos Juniors had 54% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Argentinos Juniors was Gabriel Ávalos (24'). At the other end, Defensa y Justicia had 12 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Andrés Ríos (43') and Gastón Togni (76') scored for Defensa y Justicia.
Argentinos Juniors have really been misfiring of late. Their sum of goals stands at just 4 versus opponents during the course of their previous 6 matches. In those meetings, Argentinos Juniors have also seen the number of goals against them total 6. We will have to see whether or not that trend will end up being sustained into this next match.
In their previous fixture, Atlético Tucumán drew 1-1 in the Superliga tie with Talleres.
In that match, Atlético Tucumán managed 54% possession and 15 shots on goal with 6 on target. The only player to score for Atlético Tucumán was Ramiro Carrera (53'). Talleres got 14 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Francisco Pizzini (35') scored for Talleres.
A sequence of very capable displays from the Atlético Tucumán defenders has resulted in the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their past 6 fixtures in total. In that period of time, their own attack force has managed to score 7.
Heading into this fixture, Atlético Tucumán are without a win away from home in their last 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels dating back to 19/03/2016, there has been little to separate the clubs with Argentinos Juniors winning 2 of those games, Atlético Tucumán 2 and 2 being draws in normal time.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 22 in total at an average of 3.67 goals per match.
The previous league fixture featuring these sides was Copa de la Liga Profesional match day 11 on 21/04/2022 when the final score was Atlético Tucumán 2-4 Argentinos Juniors.
That day, Atlético Tucumán had 51% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. The goalscorers were Bruno Bianchi (36'), Renzo Tesuri (78') and Manuel Capasso (92' Own goal).
Argentinos Juniors had 7 shots on goal with 4 on target. Gabriel Ávalos (4'), Kevin Mac Allister (25') and Gastón Verón (86') scored.
The match was refereed by Néstor Pitana.
Team News: Argentinos Juniors
The Argentinos Juniors boss Gabriel Milito will be thankful to have no fitness worries whatsoever before this match thanks to a completely injury-free group ready to go.
It looks as if Bichitos Colorados could go for a 3-5-2 formation this time featuring Federico Lanzillota, Kevin Mac Allister, Marco Di Cesare, Leonel González, Javier Cabrera, Lucas Villalba, Franco Moyano, Alan Rodriguez, Luciano Sánchez, Gabriel Ávalos and José Herrera.
Team News: Atlético Tucumán
Thanks to a completely healthy squad available to choose from, the Atlético Tucumán manager Lucas Pusineri doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report coming into this clash.
It’s our belief that El Decano seem most likely to elect for a 4-4-2 lineup using Carlos Lampe, Martín Garay, Bruno Bianchi, Manuel Capasso, Matías Orihuela, Renzo Tesuri, Guillermo Acosta, Ramiro Carrera, Joaquin Pereyra, Cristian Menendez and R. Ruiz Rodríguez.
We’re of the opinion that Atlético Tucumán will do well to score against this Argentinos Juniors team who we think might well gain the upper hand.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a very competitive game with a 1-0 winning score for Argentinos Juniors at the conclusion of the game.
A close call.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Diego Armando Maradona (24,000)
Captain: Miguel Torrén
Chairman: Cristian Malaspina
Manager: Gabriel Milito
Competitions: Superliga position 7, Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent)
⭐ Key Player: Thiago Nuss
Mostly taking to the field in the Striker position, Thiago Nuss was born in Cañuelas, Argentina. After having made a senior debut playing for Argentinos Juniors in the 2022 season, the accomplished Forward has bagged 3 league goals in this Primera División 2022 season to date in 15 appearances.