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The Primera Division clash at Estadio Centenario on Thursday will see home team Montevideo City Torque lock horns with Deportivo Maldonado.
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Montevideo City Torque
Montevideo City Torque are hoping to win again following a 0-3 Primera Division success against Boston River.
Three or more goals per match have been seen in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Montevideo City Torque have played. Opposition teams scored 3 times in this period whereas Celeste totted up 14. That sort of trend won’t necessarily be sustained into this next game, though.
Following on from being beaten in their last game against River Plate in Primera Division action, Deportivo Maldonado and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
Proving their partiality to eventful encounters, goals have been celebrated 20 times in the prior 6 games in which Deportivo Maldonado have taken to the field, yielding an average of 3.33 goals each meeting. Opposing teams have managed 10 of this grand total.
Team News: Montevideo City Torque
Availability isn’t a big problem, with just the lone fitness concern for the Montevideo City Torque gaffer Pablo Marini to be concerned about due to a largely intact squad. Nicolás Digiano (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) misses out.
Team News: Deportivo Maldonado
Thanks to a largely available squad, there’s just the sole fitness worry for the Deportivo Maldonado gaffer to be concerned with. Diego Casas (Cruciate Ligament Injury) won’t be playing here.
We’re of the view that Deportivo Maldonado will likely create enough chances to score a goal against this Montevideo City Torque side, although it might not be enough to prevent defeat.
We think that it’s going to be a close game with a 2-1 advantage for Montevideo City Torque at full-time. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Montevideo City Torque
Stadium: Estadio Centenario (60,235)
Captain: Álvaro Brun
Chairman: Raúl Aquino
Manager: Pablo Marini
Competitions: Primera Division position 5, Primera Division (Apertura) position 3, Intermediate Round (Group 1)