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The time’s nearly upon us for Copa de la Liga Profesional action on Wednesday as Vélez Sarsfield take on Arsenal de Sarandí.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Vélez Sarsfield v Arsenal de Sarandí (inc. the best betting odds).
Vélez Sarsfield, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 2-1 Copa de la Liga Profesional victory vs Arsenal de Sarandí.
In that game, Vélez Sarsfield managed 56% possession and 15 shots on goal with 7 on target. For Vélez Sarsfield, goals were scored by Santiago Castro (13') and Ignacio Méndez (77'). For their opponents, Arsenal de Sarandí had 7 shots at goal with 3 on target. Lucas Brochero (47') was the scorer for Arsenal de Sarandí.
Sebastián Méndez's Vélez Sarsfield have found the net 5 times in their past 6 outings. The number of goals that have been scored against them in those same fixtures stands at 5.
Arsenal de Sarandí
During their 6 most recent matches, Federico Vilar's Arsenal de Sarandí have seen their efforts on goal rewarded 7 times, yielding them a goals scored per game average of 1.17.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 18/03/2018 shows us that Vélez Sarsfield have won 2 of these & Arsenal de Sarandí 0, with the tally of draws being 4.
A total of 11 goals were produced between them in these games, with 8 of them for El Fortín and 3 for Los del Viaducto. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.83.
The last league game featuring these clubs was Superliga match day 22 on 01/07/2023 when it finished Vélez Sarsfield 1-0 Arsenal de Sarandí.
In that game, Vélez Sarsfield had 70% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 1 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Santiago Castro (77').
For their opponents, Arsenal de Sarandí had 8 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target.
The referee was Ariel Penel.
Team News: Vélez Sarsfield
The Vélez Sarsfield boss Sebastián Méndez will be thankful to have no fitness worries at all before this game thanks to a completely healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Arsenal de Sarandí
Owing to a completely injury-free squad to pick from, the Arsenal de Sarandí manager Federico Vilar has no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this game.
When taking all factors into account, Arsenal de Sarandí will surely be able to breach the defence of this Vélez Sarsfield side, however it possibly won’t prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
Our tip is for a very close game with a 2-1 victory for Vélez Sarsfield when all is said and done. Hopefully this is a good one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Estadio José Amalfitani (49,540)
Chairman: Sergio Rapisarda
Manager: Sebastián Méndez
Competitions: Superliga position 25, Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Copa de la Liga Profesional (Group A)
⭐ Key Man: Walter Bou
Generally taking to the field in the Striker position, Walter Bou was born in Argentina. Having made a first senior appearance for Gimna ' Plata in the 2014 season, the accomplished Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in this Primera División 2023 season so far from a total of 18 appearances.