Barracas Central journey to Estadio José Amalfitani on Sunday for the Superliga clash with home side Vélez Sarsfield.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Vélez Sarsfield v Barracas Central - as well as the best betting odds.
Vélez Sarsfield will be wanting a better result here following the 2-0 Superliga losing effort in their last game against Tigre.
In that game, Vélez Sarsfield had 56% possession and 8 shots at goal with 2 on target. Tigre got 16 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Blas Armoa (6') and Facundo Colidio (22') scored for Tigre.
Vélez Sarsfield haven’t exactly had impressive attacking statistics in recent times. Their sum of goals equals just 4 versus opposition teams over their last six fixtures. In those meetings, Vélez Sarsfield have also seen the number of goals against them total 12.
Barracas Central will go into this meeting following a 3-1 Superliga win vs Godoy Cruz in their most recent outing.
In that game, Barracas Central had 45% possession and 18 shots at goal with 11 on target. For Barracas Central, goals were scored by Bruno Sepúlveda (45') and Dylan Glaby (64'). For their opponents, Godoy Cruz got 15 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Diego Rodríguez (53' Own goal) and Martín Ojeda (61') scored for Godoy Cruz.
Throughout their 6 previous matches, Rodolfo de Paoli's Barracas Central have seen their goal attempts be successful a total of 7 times, giving them a goals scored per game average of 1.17.
Coming into this clash, Barracas Central have not won away from home in their last 6 league matches.
Head to head
The previous league encounter between these clubs was Copa de la Liga Profesional match day 12 on 24/04/2022 when it finished Barracas Central 1-1 Vélez Sarsfield.
In that match, Barracas Central managed 30% possession and 3 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Pablo Mouche (42').
At the other end, Vélez Sarsfield had 27 attempts on goal with 12 of them on target. Lucas Janson (77') scored.
The match was refereed by Andrés Merlos.
Team News: Vélez Sarsfield
Diego Godín (Patella problems) and Lautaro Giannetti (Ruptured cruciate ligament) won’t be able to feature for Vélez Sarsfield gaffer Alexander Medina.
Team News: Barracas Central
Due to a fully healthy group ready to go, the Barracas Central boss Rodolfo de Paoli has no fitness worries to report before this match.
In our opinion, Vélez Sarsfield certainly have the ability to create enough chances to score more than one against Barracas Central, who could well struggle getting goals.
Our selection here is for a comfortable 2-0 winning margin for Vélez Sarsfield when all’s said and done.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio José Amalfitani (49,540)
Captain: Lautaro Gianetti
Chairman: Sergio Rapisarda
Manager: Alexander Medina
Competitions: Superliga position 27, Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent)
🔑 Star Player: Walter Bou
Mostly played in the Striker position, Walter Bou was born in Argentina. After making a first senior appearance for Gimna ' Plata in the 2014 season, the goalscoring Forward has got 2 league goals in this Primera División 2022 campaign so far coming from a total of 15 appearances.