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Newell´s Old Boys head to Estadio Julio Humberto Grondona on Sunday for the Superliga tie with home team Arsenal de Sarandí.
All Arsenal de Sarandí v Newell´s Old Boys match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Arsenal de Sarandí
Arsenal de Sarandí will be hoping to bounce back here after the 3-0 Superliga defeat in their last game at the hands of Independiente.
In that game, Arsenal de Sarandí managed 48% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Independiente had 15 shots at goal with 5 on target. Alan Soñora (17'), Silvio Romero (37') and Alan Velasco (56') scored for Independiente.
A recurring theme in more recent Arsenal de Sarandí games is seeing a zero in the scoreline.
Taking their prior sextet of matches before this one, in 5 of them a wager on BTTS would have lost.
Going into this one, Arsenal de Sarandí haven't won against Newell´s Old Boys in their previous 3 league games.
Newell´s Old Boys
Newell´s Old Boys will go into the encounter after a 1-0 Superliga win to defeat Unión de Santa Fe in their last fixture.
In that game, Newell´s Old Boys managed 50% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Newell´s Old Boys was Pablo Pérez (50'). For their opponents, Unión de Santa Fe had 9 attempts at goal with 3 on target.
The strike force from Newell´s Old Boys have had real problems scoring goals over their previous six encounters, netting the poor return of only 4. In those fixtures, La Lepra have also seen the collective goal tally against them equal 5. It will be interesting to find out if that trend will be sustained here.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Newell´s Old Boys:
- remain unbeaten by Arsenal de Sarandí when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.
- are without a win away from home in their last 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
A review of their prior head to head clashes dating back to 04/05/2014 shows us that Arsenal de Sarandí have won 3 of these games & Newell´s Old Boys 2, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
An aggregate of 20 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 12 for Los del Viaducto and 8 created by La Lepra. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.33.
The previous league match between these sides was Superliga match day 17 on 25/01/2020 when it finished Arsenal de Sarandí 1-1 Newell´s Old Boys.
That time, Arsenal de Sarandí managed 53% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Fernando Torrent (25').
At the other end, Newell´s Old Boys got 13 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Maxi Rodríguez (44') scored.
The referee was Ariel Penel.
Team News: Arsenal de Sarandí
The Arsenal de Sarandí manager Israel Damonte will be happy not to have any fitness concerns at all coming into this game thanks to a completely healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Newell´s Old Boys
With a completely injury-free group to pick from, the Newell´s Old Boys manager Adrián Taffarel doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash.
It seems to us that Newell´s Old Boys and Arsenal de Sarandí are probably both going to find scoring goals difficult here.
At this stage, it appears to have the makings of a possible draw. We therefore think that it’s going to be a hard-fought 0-0 draw when the referee blows the final whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Arsenal de Sarandí
Stadium: Estadio Julio Humberto Grondona (18,300)
Chairman: Julio Ricardo Grondona
Manager: Israel Damonte
Competitions: Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Superliga position 26
🔑 Star Player: Bruno Sepúlveda
Generally playing in the Striker position, Bruno Sepúlveda was born in Viedma, Argentina. Having made his senior debut playing for Arsenal de Sarandí in the 2021 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed to score 3 league goals in the Superliga 2021 campaign to date from a total of 13 appearances.