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Boca Juniors will be taking on visiting club Colón at Estadio Alberto J. Armando in this Superliga match on Sunday.
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Boca Juniors will be looking for another win after a 1-2 Superliga success versus Atlético Tucumán.
In that match, Boca Juniors had 49% possession and 14 shots on goal with 6 on target. For Boca Juniors, the goals were scored by Lisandro López (11', 56' Own goal) and Rodrigo Agustín Montes (30'). At the other end, Atlético Tucumán got 6 shots on goal with 1 of them on target.
Their more recent scorelines show that things are going according to plan in the Boca Juniors defence. Boca Juniors have been miserly, seeing the total number of goals that have gone in at their end during their past 6 games standing at 3.
Pre-game facts show that Boca Juniors:
- are unbeaten in the league by Colón in their last 13 matches. A very long unbeaten run against them.
- are undefeated in their previous 4 league matches at home.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 league matches.
Colón will go into the meeting after a 1-0 Superliga win vs Central Córdoba in their previous game.
The only player to score from Colón was Rodrigo Aliendro (33').
The strike force from Colón have had real problems scoring goals over their last six games, netting the poor return of only 3. In those matches, Los Sabaleros have also seen the overall goal aggregate of opposing teams equal 8. That kind of trend won’t necessarily be continued here, of course.
Looking at their past form shows that Colón:
- are winless against Boca Juniors when they have played them away from home in the previous 11 matches in the league. Not an away record to be proud of.
- are without a win away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Head to head
Checking on past results between these clubs stretching back to 14/04/2014 reveals that these fixtures have not been happy ones for Colón. They have not been able to come away with any wins whatsoever whereas Boca Juniors have been superior, beating them in 67 per cent of those games where they have faced each other.
17 goals were scored between them in this period, with 14 from Los Xeneizes and 3 belonging to Los Sabaleros. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
The last league clash featuring these clubs was Superliga match day 22 on 29/02/2020 which ended up with the score at Colón 0-4 Boca Juniors.
That day, Colón managed 38% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 3 on target.
On the other side, Boca Juniors got 13 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Guillermo Fernández (56'), Eduardo Salvio (73'), Tévez (75') and Ábila (85') scored.
The referee was Diego Abal.
Team News: Boca Juniors
Juan Ramírez (Knee Injury) and Eduardo Salvio (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be playing for Boca Juniors boss Miguel Russo.
Team News: Colón
Thanks to a completely healthy squad available to select from, the Colón manager Eduardo Domínguez has zero fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match.
In our opinion, Colón may well find it hard to see themselves scoring against this Boca Juniors side who will likely be able to grind out a win.
We’re therefore tipping a very competitive encounter with a 1-0 winning margin for Boca Juniors at the end of the 90 minutes.
Little in this one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Alberto J. Armando (54,000)
Captain: Carlos Izquierdoz
Chairman: Jorge Amor Ameal
Manager: Miguel Russo
Competitions: Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Superliga position 8
⭐ Star Man: Luis Vázquez
Mostly used in the Striker position, Luis Vázquez was born in Recreo, Argentina. Having made his senior debut playing for Boca Juniors in the 2021 season, the goalscoring Forward has struck 2 league goals in this Superliga 2021 season to date in a total of 10 appearances.