It’s almost time for Copa Libertadores action happening on Thursday when Atlético Nacional come up against Nacional de Football.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Atlético Nacional v Nacional de Football - plus the latest betting odds.
Atlético Nacional will be looking for an improved result here following the 0-2 Copa Libertadores losing effort in their last game against Argentinos Juniors.
Fewer than three goals per game were scored during 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Atlético Nacional have been involved. With regard to the goal distribution from that period, opposition teams scored a total of 8 while Los Verdolagas totted up 7.
Nacional de Football
After suffering a loss in their previous game against Universidad Católica in Copa Libertadores competition, Nacional de Football and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
Illustrating their partiality to productive encounters, we’ve seen goals 21 times in the last 6 matches in which Nacional de Football have taken to the pitch, giving a mean average of 3.5 goals per meeting. Their opponents have hit 10 of this grand total. Such a trend won’t necessarily be carried forward here, however.
Team News: Atlético Nacional
Atlético Nacional manager Alexandre Guimaraes will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns at all before this match thanks to a fully injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: Nacional de Football
With a completely healthy squad ready to go, Nacional de Football boss Alejandro Cappuccio does not have any fitness concerns to report coming into this match.
When taking all factors into account, Atlético Nacional certainly have the ability to fashion enough chances to find the net more than once while possibly not conceding when they meet Nacional de Football, who could well find it tough to find the back of the net.
Therefore, we are anticipating a fairly comfortable 2-0 margin for Atlético Nacional at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Atanasio Girardot (40,943)
Captain: Jefferson Duque
Chairman: Juan David Pérez
Manager: Alexandre Guimaraes
Competitions: Copa Libertadores (Group F)