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The Primera Division (Apertura) fixture at Estadio Jardines del Hipódromo on Sunday sees hosts Danubio fighting it out with opponents Cerro Largo.
Our tips, poll and stats for Danubio v Cerro Largo can all be found here (plus the best game odds).
Danubio will play in this game following on from a 0-0 Primera Division (Apertura) stalemate against River Plate.
Their latest results really do illustrate the point that quality has been evident in the Danubio backline. Danubio have been miserly, seeing the number of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their last 6 clashes standing at 3. That sort of trend might not be continued here, though.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Nacional de Football in Primera Division (Apertura) action, Cerro Largo and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
Over the course of 5 of the past six games involving Cerro Largo, a notably low volume of goals have gone in between them and opposing teams. The overall average number of goals per game within that period comes out as a meagre 1.67, with the number of goals averaged by Cerro Largo standing at 0.5.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head results stretching back to 18/08/2013 reveals that these fixtures have been a source of anguish for Danubio. They’ve not managed to get any victories at all while Cerro Largo have simply been better than them, beating them in 67 per cent of those matches.
A sum of 11 goals were scored between them in these games, with 2 from La Franja and 9 netted by Cerro Largo. That is an average goals per game value of 1.83.
Team News: Danubio
Ribair Rodríguez (Achilles tendon surgery) and Sergio Rodríguez (Unknown Injury) won’t be playing for Danubio . Players who are serving a ban and are therefore ineligible to play are Leandro Sosa and Lucas Ferreira.
Team News: Cerro Largo
With a completely healthy group to choose from, the Cerro Largo manager Danielo Núñez does not have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash. Ineligible players who cannot play in this game through suspension are Nicolás García and Bryan Bentaberry.
Our thinking is that Cerro Largo could well find it tough to score goals against this Danubio side who we think will end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
That’s why we have predicted a very competitive game with a 1-0 winning score for Danubio at the end of this game.
We’re expecting it to be that close.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Jardines del Hipódromo (18,000)
Captain: Carlos Grossmüller
Chairman: Jorge Lorenzo
Competitions: Primera Division (Apertura) position 9