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The Superliga match at Estadio Diego Armando Maradona on Monday sees home side Argentinos Juniors welcoming opponents Newell´s Old Boys.
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Argentinos Juniors will be hoping to return to winning ways here after the 0-2 Copa Libertadores defeat last time out to River Plate.
A recurring characteristic of more recent Argentinos Juniors games is the number of results with a nil in them.
From their prior sextet of matches before this one, in as many as 5 of them a bet on "Both Teams to Score" would have been a losing one.
Heading into this contest, Argentinos Juniors are unbeaten in their previous 12 league matches at home. A very good run at home.
Newell´s Old Boys
Newell´s Old Boys will go into the meeting following a 3-2 Superliga win versus Talleres in their most recent fixture.
In that match, Newell´s Old Boys managed 55% possession and 17 attempts at goal with 9 of them on target. For Newell´s Old Boys, the goalscorers were Gabriel Compagnucci (62'), Juan Fernando Garro (76') and Jonathan Cristaldo (78'). Talleres got 10 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Michael Santos (27') and Carlos Auzqui (45') scored for Talleres.
The numbers tell their own story, and Newell´s Old Boys have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 9 goals overall. At the back, La Lepra could really do with shoring things up. Still, time will tell if that pattern shall be maintained in this next game.
Their past results show that Newell´s Old Boys:
- are winless against Argentinos Juniors when they have played them away from home in the previous 4 league matches. They'll be keen to stop this run.
- are unbeaten in their last 5 away league matches.
- are without a win away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 22/03/2014 shows us that Argentinos Juniors have won 3 of these and Newell´s Old Boys 1, with the tally of drawn games standing at 2.
An aggregate of 7 goals were produced between them in this period, with 4 of them from Bichitos Colorados and 3 belonging to La Lepra. That is an average goals per game value of 1.17.
The last league encounter between these sides was Superliga match day 14 on 26/11/2019 which ended up with the score at Argentinos Juniors 1-0 Newell´s Old Boys.
On that day, Argentinos Juniors had 42% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Gabriel Hauche (50').
For their opponents, Newell´s Old Boys had 12 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
The match was refereed by Silvio Trucco.
Team News: Argentinos Juniors
Argentinos Juniors manager Gabriel Milito has zero fitness worries to speak of ahead of this clash with a fully healthy group ready to go.
Team News: Newell´s Old Boys
With a fully injury-free squad available for selection, Newell´s Old Boys boss Fernando Gamboa doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of before this match.
We’ve got the feeling that Newell´s Old Boys and Argentinos Juniors could well end up finding themselves level here, with both teams capable of netting.
Let’s see how it plays out, but a draw is looking likely to us. We therefore think that it’s going to be a tight encounter with a 1-1 score at the end of this game.
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⚽️ 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, Copa Libertadores (1/8-Finals)