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The Superliga fixture at Estadio Marcelo Bielsa on Tuesday will see home side Newell´s Old Boys take to the field against opponents Argentinos Juniors.
To see all of our predictions, user poll & stats for Newell´s Old Boys v Argentinos Juniors, scroll down (plus the best game odds).
Newell´s Old Boys
Newell´s Old Boys will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 0-1 Superliga triumph versus Talleres.
In that match, Newell´s Old Boys managed 40% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Newell´s Old Boys was Ramiro Sordo (1'). At the other end, Talleres got 23 shots at goal with 1 of them on target.
Over their prior 6 fixtures, Javier Sanguinetti's Newell´s Old Boys have netted 5 times resulting in an average number of goals scored per match of 0.83.
Looking at their past form shows that Newell´s Old Boys:
- have not registered a win against Argentinos Juniors in their previous 2 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their previous 6 league matches at home.
- are without a win at home for the past 2 matches in the league.
Argentinos Juniors head into the encounter following on from a 2-1 Superliga win with the eclipse of Independiente in their last outing.
In that match, Argentinos Juniors had 57% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 3 on target. For Argentinos Juniors, the goals were scored by Thiago Nuss (21') and Fausto Vera (53'). Independiente had 10 shots on goal with 1 on target. Leandro Benegas (44') scored for Independiente.
Argentinos Juniors have been effective going forward leading up to this encounter, scoring 8 times in their last 6 matches. While their manager Gabriel Milito will no doubt take that as a positive sign, Argentinos Juniors have had their own issues at the back, also conceding in 6 of those same matches. With no two games being the same, we’ll just have to find out if the trend will continue on in this next game.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Argentinos Juniors:
- are winless against Newell´s Old Boys when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
- have not won away from home in their last 6 league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head meetings going back to 10/04/2016 shows us that Newell´s Old Boys have won 1 of these games and Argentinos Juniors 4, with the tally of drawn results being 1.
A total of 8 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 2 of them for La Lepra and 6 created by Bichitos Colorados. That’s an average goals per game of 1.33.
The last league game featuring these sides was Copa de la Liga Profesional match day 2 on 15/02/2022 which finished with the scoreline of Argentinos Juniors 3-0 Newell´s Old Boys.
That day, Argentinos Juniors managed 60% possession and 13 shots at goal with 6 on target. The scorers were Gabriel Ávalos (11', 72') and Matías Galarza (63').
Newell´s Old Boys had 12 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
The match was refereed by Silvio Trucco.
Team News: Newell´s Old Boys
The Newell´s Old Boys boss Javier Sanguinetti will be happy not to have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match thanks to a fully injury-free group available to choose from.
It’s our opinion that La Lepra look set to employ a 4-3-3 formation in the match with Ramiro Macagno, Armando Méndez, Gustavo Velázquez, Willer Ditta, Martín Luciano, Julián Fernández, Marcos Portillo, Guillermo Balzi, Ramiro Sordo, Juan Manuel Garcia and Francisco Gonzalez.
Team News: Argentinos Juniors
Owing to a fully healthy group available to choose from, the Argentinos Juniors manager Gabriel Milito does not have any fitness worries to speak of before this clash.
We believe Bichitos Colorados seem most likely to elect for a 3-5-2 system, starting the game with Federico Lanzillota, Luciano Sánchez, Miguel Torren, Lucas Villalba, Thiago Nuss, Franco Moyano, Fausto Vera, Gabriel Carabajal, Mariano Bittolo, Gabriel Ávalos and Gabriel Florentín.
Here, we’re thinking that Argentinos Juniors may find it difficult to find the net against this Newell´s Old Boys outfit who will likely get the vital goal that wins it.
Therefore, we predict a very even match with a 1-0 win for Newell´s Old Boys at the conclusion of the game.
Hopefully it’s a good one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Newell´s Old Boys
Stadium: Estadio Marcelo Bielsa (42,000)
Captain: Pablo Pérez
Chairman: Ignacio Astore
Manager: Javier Sanguinetti
Competitions: Superliga position 2, Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent)
🔑 Star Player: Ramiro Sordo
Normally deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Ramiro Sordo was born in Argentina. Having played his first senior match for Newell´s Old Boys in the 2021 season, the dangerous Midfielder has scored a sum of 2 league goals in this Superliga 2022 campaign so far in 3 appearances.