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The Campeonato Nacional fixture at Estadio Huachipato-CAP Acero on Thursday sees home side Huachipato play against Deportes Iquique.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Huachipato v Deportes Iquique are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Huachipato will be hoping for a better result after the 1-0 Campeonato Nacional defeat last time out to Deportes La Serena.
Huachipato have been quite ineffective in attack of late. Their ‘goals for’ figure equals just 4 against opponents over their previous six fixtures. In those games, Los Acereros have also seen the tally of goals that have gone against them total 4.
Analysis of their past results shows that Huachipato:
- have not won against Deportes Iquique in their previous 4 league games.
- are undefeated in their previous 4 league matches at home.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against Curicó Unido in Campeonato Nacional competition, Deportes Iquique will be hoping to turn things around here.
Over the course of their last 6 clashes, Deportes Iquique have bagged the sum of 9 goals. Los Dragones Celestes have also scored in every single one of those games. During those fixtures, they have seen 7 goals go into their own net. That being said, we will just have to wait and see if that trend might be maintained in this upcoming game.
Pre-game facts show that Deportes Iquique:
- have not registered a win against Huachipato when they've played them away from home in the last 3 league games.
- remain unbeaten by Huachipato when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 away league matches.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels stretching back to 15/04/2017, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with Huachipato winning 2 of those games, Deportes Iquique 2 and 2 being draws in regulation time.
In all, 13 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 6 from Los Acereros and 7 coming from Los Dragones Celestes. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.17.
Team News: Huachipato
Huachipato boss Gustavo Florentín Morinigo has no fitness concerns at all coming into this match thanks to a fully healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Deportes Iquique
Due to a completely injury-free squad ready to go, Deportes Iquique manager Jaime Vera does not have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this clash.
We’re inclined to think that Deportes Iquique have the ability to put a goal past this Huachipato outfit, however that probably won’t quite be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re tipping a narrow 2-1 winning margin for Huachipato after 90 minutes. Let’s wait and see how it plays out.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.