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Defensa y Justicia will be visiting Estadio Monumental Jose Fierro on Wednesday for the Superliga clash with home team Atlético Tucumán.
All Atlético Tucumán v Defensa y Justicia game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Atlético Tucumán won’t want a repeat of their last result here following the 3-1 Superliga defeat last time out to Rosario Central.
In that game, Atlético Tucumán managed 41% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 10 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Atlético Tucumán was Óscar Benítez (85'). At the other end, Rosario Central had 22 attempts at goal with 9 on target. Emmanuel Ojeda (21') and Emiliano Vecchio (45', 74') scored for Rosario Central.
Fixtures with Atlético Tucumán have often been entertaining encounters recently with plenty of scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past 6 games alone, the sum of 24 goals have been scored for both teams combined (at an average of 4 goals per game) with 9 of them belonging to Atlético Tucumán. Regardless, we will just have to wait and see if that pattern shall be maintained in this next game or not.
Defensa y Justicia
Defensa y Justicia head into the clash following a 2-3 Superliga win with the eclipse of Unión de Santa Fe in their most recent game.
In that game, Defensa y Justicia managed 49% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 3 on target. For Defensa y Justicia, goals were scored by Miguel Ángel Merentiel (19') and Walter Bou (55', 66'). On the other side, Unión de Santa Fe got 17 shots on goal with 6 on target. Emanuel Brítez (42') and Claudio Corvalán (45') scored for Unión de Santa Fe.
Defensa y Justicia have been effective going forward leading up to this encounter, having scored 15 goals in their last 6 matches. Having said that, Defensa y Justicia have had their own issues at the back, also conceding in 5 of those same outings.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings going back to 16/04/2016, both clubs have shared the honours with Atlético Tucumán winning 2 of those games, Defensa y Justicia 2 and 2 being draws after 90 minutes of play.
A total of 17 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 10 from El Decano and 7 for Halcón. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
Team News: Atlético Tucumán
The Atlético Tucumán manager Pablo Guiñazú will be grateful to have no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match owing to a fully healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Defensa y Justicia
Thanks to a completely healthy group to choose from, the Defensa y Justicia boss Sebastián Beccacece has zero fitness concerns to speak of before this match.
In our view, Defensa y Justicia and Atlético Tucumán could find scoring goals difficult here.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw. We’re therefore anticipating a close game with a 0-0 scoreline when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Monumental Jose Fierro (35,200)
Captain: Cristian Lucchetti
Chairman: Mario Leito
Manager: Pablo Guiñazú
Competitions: Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Superliga position 23
⭐ Star Man: Augusto Lotti
Typically playing in the Striker position, Augusto Lotti was born in Capital Federal, Argentina. After making a first senior appearance for Unión de Santa Fe in the 2018 - 2019 season, the talented Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in this Superliga 2021 season so far in a total of 19 appearances.