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The Superliga game at Estadio Monumental Jose Fierro on Sunday will see home team Atlético Tucumán playing against Argentinos Juniors.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Atlético Tucumán v Argentinos Juniors game (plus the best game odds).
Atlético Tucumán will be looking for an improved result here following a 2-0 Superliga defeat last time out to Talleres.
In that game, Atlético Tucumán managed 32% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. At the other end, Talleres had 10 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Nahuel Tenaglia (69') and Michael Santos (76') scored for Talleres.
Atlético Tucumán have not been in good attacking form in recent times. Their ‘goals for’ figure equals just 1 versus opposition teams during the course of their last 6 outings. In those games, Atlético Tucumán have also seen the tally of goals that have gone against them total 8. With no two games being the same, it remains to be seen if that trend might persist in this upcoming match.
Heading into this contest, Atlético Tucumán are without a win at home for the past 3 matches in the league.
After tasting defeat last time out to Defensa y Justicia in Superliga competition, Argentinos Juniors and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Argentinos Juniors had 64% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 4 on target. At the other end, Defensa y Justicia had 13 shots at goal with 5 on target. Nicolás Tripichio (65') and Walter Bou (82') scored for Defensa y Justicia.
Over the course of 6 of the prior 6 games involving Argentinos Juniors, a comparatively low number of goals have gone in between them and their opponents. The overall average number of goals per game in that spell works out to just 1.5, with the average goals for Bichitos Colorados equalling 0.83.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 19/09/2009 shows us that Atlético Tucumán have won 1 of these games & Argentinos Juniors 2, with the number of draws being 3.
In all, 14 goals were scored between them in these games, with 7 of them for El Decano and 7 created by Bichitos Colorados. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.33.
The last league clash between these clubs was Superliga match day 20 on 15/02/2020 when it finished Atlético Tucumán 0-2 Argentinos Juniors.
In that game, Atlético Tucumán had 45% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 3 on target.
On the other side, Argentinos Juniors had 5 shots on goal with 2 on target. Silva (82') and Gabriel Hauche (88') scored.
The match was refereed by Germán Delfino.
Team News: Atlético Tucumán
The Atlético Tucumán boss Omar de Felippe will be thankful to have no fitness concerns at all ahead of this game with a completely injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: Argentinos Juniors
With a fully healthy group to choose from, the Argentinos Juniors manager Gabriel Milito doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match.
We’re of the view that Atlético Tucumán may not find it easy to score against this Argentinos Juniors team who should get a goal themselves and run out victorious.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 win for Argentinos Juniors at the conclusion of the game.
There should be little in it.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Monumental Jose Fierro (35,200)
Captain: Cristian Lucchetti
Chairman: Mario Leito
Manager: Omar de Felippe
Competitions: Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Superliga position 21
⭐ Star Player: Ramiro Carrera
Mostly deployed in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Ramiro Carrera was born in Tolosa, Argentina. Having made a first senior appearance for Arsenal de Sarandí in the 2013 - 2014 season, the talented Midfielder has hit 3 league goals in this Superliga 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 13 appearances.