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O'Higgins come up against visiting rivals Cobresal at The Estadio El Teniente in the Campeonato Nacional match on Saturday.
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O'Higgins will play in this game following on from a 3-3 Campeonato Nacional drawn match vs Unión Española.
The only player to score from O'Higgins was Facundo Castro (52').
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times that O'Higgins have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, O'Higgins have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 11 goals during that time.
Since being beaten in their last game against Audax Italiano in Campeonato Nacional action, Cobresal and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
Gonzalo Ríos (82') was the scorer for Audax Italiano.
The stats tell the story, and Cobresal have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 16 goals in total. At the back, Cobresal have seen their frailties exposed. Even so, we will just have to wait and see if such a trend shall be replicated in this upcoming match.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings going back to 04/12/2020, there has been little between the sides with O'Higgins winning 2 of those games, Cobresal 2 and 2 being draws in normal time.
In all, 13 goals were scored between them in these games, with 6 for Capo de Provincia and 7 belonging to Cobresal. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.17.
The last league match featuring the two was Campeonato Nacional match day 13 on 10/05/2023 when it finished Cobresal 1-0 O'Higgins.
Team News: O'Higgins
The O'Higgins boss Pablo de Muner has zero fitness concerns to speak of coming into this clash thanks to a fully healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Cobresal
Thanks to a fully healthy squad available for selection, the Cobresal manager Gustavo Huerta does not have any fitness concerns to speak of before this clash.
Our thinking is that Cobresal and O'Higgins could both find goals hard to come by here.
We’ll have to see, but a draw might be on the cards. We’re therefore seeing a close game with a 0-0 score by the conclusion of this game.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Estadio El Teniente (12,476)
Captain: Pablo Hernández
Chairman: Pablo Hoffmann
Manager: Pablo de Muner
Competitions: Campeonato Nacional position 13