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The Superliga clash at Estadio Diego Armando Maradona on Sunday sees home team Argentinos Juniors playing against Gimna ' Plata.
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Argentinos Juniors will be wanting a better result here following the 2-0 Superliga defeat in their last game at the hands of Vélez Sarsfield.
In that game, Argentinos Juniors had 55% possession and 13 shots on goal with 0 of them on target. Vélez Sarsfield got 9 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Lautaro Gianetti (80') and Lucas Pratto (93') scored for Vélez Sarsfield.
Argentinos Juniors have been quite ineffective in attack of late. Their goals record stands at just 4 versus opponents over the course of their last 6 outings. In those games, Argentinos Juniors have also seen the tally of goals against them total 8. We will just have to find out whether or not that trend can be sustained into this next match.
Coming into this contest, Argentinos Juniors are without a win at home for the past 2 league games.
Gimna ' Plata
Gimna ' Plata will come into the match after a 5-2 Superliga win as they beat Talleres in their previous game.
In that game, Gimna ' Plata had 31% possession and 12 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. For Gimna ' Plata, the goalscorers were Johan Carbonero (7'), Eric Ramírez (38'), Francisco Gerometta (53' Own goal), Luis Miguel Rodríguez (54'), Lucas Licht (77') and Brahian Alemán (91'). Talleres got 12 shots on goal with 4 on target. Juan Cruz Komar (62') was the scorer for Talleres.
Néstor Gorosito's Gimna ' Plata have converted a total of 10 times throughout their most recent sextet of matches. The total of goals that have been scored against them during those same matches comes to 5.
Going into this one, Gimna ' Plata are undefeated in their last 5 away league matches.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 15/11/2013 shows us that Argentinos Juniors have won 2 of these & Gimna ' Plata 3, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
A combined total of 14 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 6 of them from Bichitos Colorados and 8 netted by El Lobo. The average goals per game has been 2.33.
The previous league fixture featuring these clubs was Superliga match day 5 on 31/08/2019 when it finished Argentinos Juniors 1-0 Gimna ' Plata.
On that occasion, Argentinos Juniors managed 57% possession and 17 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. The scorer was Milijevic (11').
On the other side, Gimna ' Plata got 15 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Facundo Tello.
Team News: Argentinos Juniors
The Argentinos Juniors boss Gabriel Milito has zero fitness concerns whatsoever before this game with a completely healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Gimna ' Plata
Owing to a completely healthy group available to choose from, the Gimna ' Plata manager Néstor Gorosito has no fitness concerns at all before this match.
We’re inclined to think that Gimna ' Plata will have to work hard as a team to register a score against this Argentinos Juniors side who we think will likely be able to grind out a win.
We’ve gone for a very competitive game with a 1-0 winning margin for Argentinos Juniors at the end of this one.
We’re expecting it to be that close.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Diego Armando Maradona (26,000)
Captain: Miguel Torrén
Chairman: Cristian Malaspina
Manager: Gabriel Milito
Competitions: Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Superliga position 16
🔑 Key Player: Mateo Coronel
Mostly taking up the Right Wing position, Mateo Coronel was born in Ramallo, Argentina. After having played his first senior match for Argentinos Juniors in the 2021 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored 3 league goals in the Superliga 2021 season to date in a total of 14 appearances.