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The Primera Division match at The Estadio Luis Franzini on Sunday will see hosts Defensor Sporting do battle with opponents Montevideo City Torque.
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Defensor Sporting go into this game after a 1-1 Primera Division tied result vs La Luz.
Guillermo Padula (29') was the scorer for La Luz.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where Defensor Sporting have kept a clean sheet. It will be a concern for them that Defensor Sporting have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 6 goals in the process.
Montevideo City Torque
After a losing effort in their last game against Montevideo Wanderers in Primera Division action, Montevideo City Torque and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
The stats tell the story, and Montevideo City Torque have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 6 goals overall. Defensively, Montevideo City Torque have not been doing too well. We will just have to find out whether or not that trend can be continued on in this game.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings dating back to 08/08/2020, both clubs have shared the honours with Defensor Sporting winning 2 of those games, Montevideo City Torque 2 and 2 being draws in normal time.
A sum of 13 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 7 from El Tuerto and 6 being from Celeste. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.17.
The previous league fixture featuring these sides was Intermediate Round match day 1 on 05/06/2023 when it ended Montevideo City Torque 1-1 Defensor Sporting.
In that match, Montevideo City Torque had 47% possession and 3 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target.
Defensor Sporting got 7 attempts at goal with 1 on target.
Team News: Defensor Sporting
Regarding absentees, there’s just one fitness concern for the Defensor Sporting gaffer Marcelo Méndez to be concerned with from of an almost fully healthy group. Facundo Bonifazi (Unknown Injury) will miss out.
Team News: Montevideo City Torque
Thanks to a fully healthy squad available for selection, the Montevideo City Torque manager Lucas Nardi doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match.
Our thinking is that Defensor Sporting certainly have the ability to get the goals that they need when they line up against Montevideo City Torque, who will not find it easy finding the net themselves.
We’re predicting a 2-0 winning margin for Defensor Sporting 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 Luis Franzini (16,000)
Captain: Álvaro Navarro
Chairman: Alberto Ward
Manager: Marcelo Méndez
Competitions: Primera Division position 2, Primera Division (Apertura) position 3, Intermediate Round (Group 1), Intermediate Round (Final)