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Plaza Colonia will visit The Estadio Antonio Eleuterio Ubilla on Saturday for the Primera Division showdown with home side Cerro Largo.
All Cerro Largo v Plaza Colonia game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Cerro Largo go into this game after a 1-1 Primera Division stalemate against Peñarol.
In that match, Cerro Largo managed 39% possession and 2 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Peñarol had 10 shots on goal with 6 on target.
Cerro Largo have struggled with their forward play of late. Their ‘goals for’ figure equals just 4 versus opposition teams during the course of their previous six fixtures. In those meetings, Cerro Largo have also seen the tally of goals against them come to 11. We will have to see whether or not that trend will be sustained in this game.
In their last fixture, Plaza Colonia drew 0-0 in the Primera Division match with Liverpool FC.
In that game, Plaza Colonia managed 43% possession and 4 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. For their opponents, Liverpool FC had 12 attempts on goal with 4 on target.
Throughout their 6 most recent matches, Nicolás Vigneri's Plaza Colonia have seen their efforts on goal rewarded 8 times therefore yielding them the goals per game average of 1.33.
Head to head
A look at their past head-to-head clashes dating back to 25/10/2021 shows that Cerro Largo have won 2 of them and Plaza Colonia 3, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
A sum of 17 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 5 from Cerro Largo and 12 being from Plaza. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
The last league encounter between these sides was Intermediate Round match day 1 on 04/06/2023 which ended up with the score at Plaza Colonia 3-3 Cerro Largo.
That time, Plaza Colonia had 48% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Bryan Olivera (40').
Cerro Largo had 13 shots at goal with 4 of them on target.
Team News: Cerro Largo
It doesn’t get much better regarding selection, with just the lone fitness concern for the Cerro Largo boss Eduardo Espinel to be concerned about from an otherwise fully-primed group. Mauro Estol (Muscle injury) won’t play. Martín Gianoli cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Plaza Colonia
From a largely healthy group of players, there is just the lone fitness issue for the Plaza Colonia boss Nicolás Vigneri to contend with. Daniel Bahia (Knee injury) misses out for this game.
We’re inclined to think that Plaza Colonia and Cerro Largo could both end up scoring in what appears to be a good match-up, with little separating these two teams.
Let’s see what happens, but it could well be that we end up with scores level. We’re therefore expecting a close game with a 1-1 score draw at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Estadio Antonio Eleuterio Ubilla (9,000)
Captain: Mauro Brasil
Chairman: Ernesto Dehl
Manager: Eduardo Espinel
Competitions: Primera Division position 16, Primera Division (Apertura) position 4, Intermediate Round (Group 2)