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Atlético Tucumán are the guests at Estadio 15 de Abril on Monday for the Superliga game with hosts Unión de Santa Fe.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Unión de Santa Fe v Atlético Tucumán match are shown here - as well as up-to-date odds.
Unión de Santa Fe
Unión de Santa Fe fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being the 0-1 Superliga success versus Arsenal de Sarandí.
In that game, Unión de Santa Fe had 54% possession and 20 shots at goal with 6 on target. The only player to score for Unión de Santa Fe was Emanuel Brítez (90'). For their opponents, Arsenal de Sarandí got 5 attempts at goal with 0 on target.
It has not been often in recent games where Unión de Santa Fe have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that Unión de Santa Fe have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 7 goals along the way.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Defensa y Justicia in Superliga competition, Atlético Tucumán will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Atlético Tucumán had 46% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 3 on target. On the other side, Defensa y Justicia got 13 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. Miguel Ángel Merentiel (20'), Gabriel Hachen (62'), Walter Bou (68') and Francisco Pizzini (76') scored for Defensa y Justicia.
The stats tell the story, and Atlético Tucumán have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 16 goals in total. In defence, Atlético Tucumán seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly. We will just have to find out whether or not that trend will end up being sustained here.
Coming into this contest, Atlético Tucumán have not won away from home in their last 6 matches in the league.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 22/04/2018 tells us that Unión de Santa Fe have won 1 of them & Atlético Tucumán 3, with the tally of drawn results standing at 2.
A combined total of 20 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 9 of them for El Tatengue and 11 created by El Decano. That is an average goals per game value of 3.33.
Team News: Unión de Santa Fe
The Unión de Santa Fe boss Gustavo Munúa has no fitness worries whatsoever before this match with a fully healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Atlético Tucumán
Owing to a fully healthy squad available to choose from, the Atlético Tucumán boss Pablo Guiñazú does not have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this clash.
Atlético Tucumán should have enough to put a goal past this Unión de Santa Fe side, although that possibly won’t quite be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re predicting both teams to score in a 2-1 winning score for Unión de Santa Fe by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. Could easily see this go either way.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Unión de Santa Fe
Stadium: Estadio 15 de Abril (30,000)
Captain: Claudio Corvalán
Chairman: Luis Spahn
Manager: Gustavo Munúa
Competitions: Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Superliga position 18
⭐ Key Player: Mauro Luna Diale
Mostly used in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Mauro Luna Diale was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Having made his senior debut playing for Unión de Santa Fe in the 2021 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has struck 4 league goals in this Superliga 2021 campaign to date from a total of 10 appearances.