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Not long now until Copa de la Liga Profesional action scheduled for Saturday as Banfield take on Gimna ' Plata.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Banfield v Gimna ' Plata match are shown here - as well as up-to-date odds.
Banfield prepare for this match following a 0-0 Copa de la Liga Profesional drawn result against Independiente.
In that match, Banfield managed 27% possession and 7 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Independiente had 11 shots at goal with 3 of them on target.
Banfield haven’t exactly had impressive attacking statistics of late. Their sum of goals equals just 3 versus opposition teams during their previous six matches. In those meetings, Banfield have also seen the tally of goals against them total 1.
Gimna ' Plata
After a losing effort in their last game against Atlético Tucumán in Copa de la Liga Profesional competition, Gimna ' Plata will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Gimna ' Plata managed 60% possession and 17 attempts at goal with 7 on target. The scorer for Gimna ' Plata was Matías Abaldo (53'). At the other end, Atletico Tucuman had 17 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Marcelo Estigarribia (29') and Nicolás Romero (75') scored for Atlético Tucumán.
The numbers tell their own story, and Gimna ' Plata have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 8 goals overall. Defensively, Gimna ' Plata have some weaknesses to address. That trend won’t necessarily follow through into this next game, of course.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head clashes going back to 13/03/2020 shows that Banfield have won 3 of them & Gimna ' Plata 1, with the number of draws being 2.
A sum of 10 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 7 of them for El Taladro and 3 coming from El Lobo. That’s an average goals per game of 1.67.
The last league contest featuring these clubs was Superliga match day 3 on 12/02/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Banfield 0-0 Gimna ' Plata.
On that occasion, Banfield managed 65% possession and 18 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target.
Gimna ' Plata had 4 shots at goal with 2 on target.
The referee was Sebastián Martinez.
Team News: Banfield
Alexis Maldonado (Fitness), Alan Di Pippa (Torn muscle bundle), Gabriel Aranda (Torn muscle bundle) and Alejandro Cabrera (Cruciate ligament tear) are not available for Banfield manager Julio Falcioni.
Team News: Gimna ' Plata
Gimna ' Plata manager Leonardo Madelón has multiple availability issues to deal with. Matías Miranda (Cruciate ligament tear) and Lautaro Chávez (Ligament injury) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
It looks to us that Banfield should stay in control for long periods of time and should be able to convert a few of the chances that they create.
In contrast, Gimna ' Plata will be up against it getting goals - but, we do see them converting at least once as well.
Our tip is for a comfortable 3-1 winning score for Banfield after 90 minutes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Estadio Florencio Sola (34,900)
Captain: Facundo Cambeses
Chairman: Eduardo Spinosa
Manager: Julio Falcioni
Competitions: Superliga position 21, Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Copa de la Liga Profesional (Group A)
⭐ Star Man: Milton Giménez
Customarily used in the Striker position, Milton Giménez was born in Grand Bourg, Argentina. Having made his senior debut playing for Central Córdoba in the 2021 season, the dangerous Forward has netted 5 league goals in this Primera División 2023 campaign to date from a total of 23 appearances.