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Atlético de Rafaela are set to play against Sarmiento in Sunday’s big Primera Nacional meeting.
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Atlético de Rafaela
Atlético de Rafaela won’t want a repeat of their last result here following the 2-0 Primera Nacional loss in their previous game against Defensores de Belgrano.
Matches with Atlético de Rafaela have usually been engaging encounters recently with plenty of scoring being the norm. Over their past half dozen clashes alone, a total of 21 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 13 of these belonging to La Crema.
Sarmiento will go into the encounter after a 1-0 Primera Nacional win in the defeat of Defensores de Belgrano in their previous game.
A succession of hard-working showings by the Sarmiento defenders has seen their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 4 from their previous 6 fixtures overall. In that period, their forwards have scored 8. Historical results aside, it remains to be seen whether that trend might persist here in this game.
Team News: Atlético de Rafaela
Atlético de Rafaela manager Walter Otta has zero fitness worries to speak of ahead of this clash thanks to a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: Sarmiento
Thanks to a fully injury-free squad available to choose from, Sarmiento manager Iván Delfino does not have any fitness worries whatsoever before this clash.
We feel that Sarmiento have the ability to put one past this Atlético de Rafaela side, however that may not quite be enough to avoid defeat.
We can see a narrow 2-1 winning margin for Atlético de Rafaela at the end of this one. There shouldn’t be much in it, either way.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Atlético de Rafaela
Stadium: Estadio Nuevo Monumental (20,000)
Chairman: Eduardo Gays
Manager: Walter Otta
Competitions: Primera Nacional (Upper Table Group B)