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Defensor Sporting come up against guests Boston River at The Estadio Luis Franzini in this Primera Division fixture on Monday.
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Defensor Sporting go into this match following on from a 1-1 Primera Division drawn result versus Cerro.
Under three goals per match were scored during 5 of the past 6 meetings where Defensor Sporting have been participants. With regard to the goal split from that period, opposition teams scored a total of 3 and Defensor Sporting managed a tally of 10. We will have to see whether or not that trend will be continued on into this next match.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against La Luz in Primera Division competition, Boston River and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
Over the course of their previous 6 outings, Boston River have helped themselves to a tally of 9 goals. Boston River have also managed to score in every single one of those games. In that time, they’ve had 4 goals scored by their opponents.
Head to head
A glance at their past head to head clashes dating back to 12/03/2021 shows us that Defensor Sporting have won 2 of these games & Boston River 3, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 1.
A combined sum of 13 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 6 from El Tuerto and 7 being from El Boston. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.17.
The last league match between the two was Intermediate Round match day 5 on 09/07/2023 and the score finished Boston River 0-1 Defensor Sporting.
On that occasion, Boston River managed 47% possession and 9 shots on goal with 2 on target.
For their opponents, Defensor Sporting had 11 shots on goal with 5 of them on target.
Team News: Defensor Sporting
The Defensor Sporting manager Marcelo Méndez will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns to speak of before this match thanks to a completely injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Boston River
Due to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, the Boston River boss Alejandro Apud has zero fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this game.
Our feeling is that Boston River will likely be able to put a goal past this Defensor Sporting team, although that probably shouldn’t be enough to prevent defeat.
We can see a narrow 2-1 winning margin for Defensor Sporting after 90 minutes. Looking forward to seeing how this one unfolds.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Estadio Luis Franzini (16,000)
Captain: Álvaro Navarro
Chairman: Alberto Ward
Manager: Marcelo Méndez
Competitions: Primera Division position 3, Primera Division (Apertura) position 3, Intermediate Round (Group 1), Intermediate Round (Final)