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The Campeonato Nacional match at Estadio El Cobre on Friday will see home side Cobresal take to the field against opponents Deportes Antofagasta.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Cobresal v Deportes Antofagasta are shown on this page (inc. the best betting odds).
Cobresal will be hoping for a better result after a 1-0 Campeonato Nacional defeat last time out to Santiago Wanderers.
Over their prior 6 fixtures, Gustavo Huerta's Cobresal have managed to score a total of 7 times, with that being an average number of goals per match of 1.17.
Going into this one, Cobresal have left without a victory over Deportes Antofagasta in their last 3 league games.
In their previous game, Deportes Antofagasta drew 2-2 in the Campeonato Nacional tie with Deportes La Serena.
The stats tell the story, and Deportes Antofagasta have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 7 goals overall. In defence, Pumas certainly have room for improvement. We will have to see if that trend will be sustained in this game.
Ahead of this clash, Deportes Antofagasta are without a win away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head to head meetings going back to 16/04/2016 shows that Cobresal have won 1 of these games and Deportes Antofagasta 3, with the tally of draws being 2.
In all, 16 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 7 of them for Cobresal and 9 netted by Pumas. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.67.
Team News: Cobresal
There aren’t many selection issues, with just one fitness concern for the Cobresal boss Gustavo Huerta to contend with due to a largely intact group of players. Sebastián Céspedes (Ruptured cruciate ligament) is out of contention.
Team News: Deportes Antofagasta
Due to a completely healthy squad to choose from, Deportes Antofagasta manager has zero fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this clash.
We’re inclined to think that Deportes Antofagasta have it within them to get a goal against this Cobresal side, however it realistically won’t be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re going for a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 advantage for Cobresal after the 90. We’ll have to see what happens.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio El Cobre (20,752)
Captain: Ever Cantero
Chairman: David Agüero
Manager: Gustavo Huerta
Competitions: Campeonato Nacional position 15