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Estudiantes de La Plata will be facing visiting opponents Huracán at Estadio Jorge Luis Hirschi in the Superliga clash on Friday.
Our tips, poll and stats for Estudiantes de La Plata v Huracán can all be found here (inc. the best betting odds).
Estudiantes de La Plata
Estudiantes de La Plata will play in this fixture coming off the back of a 1-1 Superliga draw against Lanús.
In that game, Estudiantes de La Plata had 33% possession and 10 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player to score for Estudiantes de La Plata was Leandro Díaz (13'). Lanús had 14 shots on goal with 3 on target. Ignacio Malcorra (45') was the scorer for Lanús.
Estudiantes de La Plata haven’t had any problems with scoring, hitting the target in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They have hit an aggregate of 7 during that time and have conceded a total of 9. We will have to see if that trend can be sustained here.
Their past results show that Estudiantes de La Plata:
- have not lost a league tie with Huracán in their previous 2 games.
- are undefeated in their previous 8 home league matches. A run that they'll hope to extend here.
- are without a home win in the past 5 league games. Fans are getting restless.
Previously, Huracán drew 1-1 in the Superliga tie with Argentinos Juniors.
In that match, Huracán had 47% possession and 17 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Huracán was Enrique Triverio (57'). At the other end, Argentinos Juniors had 14 shots at goal with 7 on target. Gabriel Florentín (3') was the scorer for Argentinos Juniors.
The numbers tell their own story, and Huracán have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 8 goals overall. At the back, Huracán have been far from perfect.
Going into this contest, Huracán have not been beaten by Estudiantes de La Plata in games played away from home for the previous 2 league matches.
Head to head
Looking at their past head to head meetings stretching back to 26/07/2015 tells us that Estudiantes de La Plata have won 1 of them & Huracán 3, with the number of drawn results standing at 2.
In all, 6 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 2 for Los Pincharratas and 4 netted by El Globo / Los Quemeros. That is an average goals per game value of 1.
The previous league game between these clubs was Superliga match day 9 on 05/10/2019 which finished with the scoreline of Estudiantes de La Plata 0-0 Huracán.
That day, Estudiantes de La Plata had 63% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
Huracán had 8 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Facundo Tello.
Team News: Estudiantes de La Plata
The Estudiantes de La Plata manager Ricardo Zielinski has no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match thanks to a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Huracán
Thanks to a completely injury-free group available to select from, the Huracán manager Frank Kudelka doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash.
We think that Huracán will have their work cut out to break down this Estudiantes de La Plata side who should end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
That’s why our selection here is for a narrow 1-0 winning score for Estudiantes de La Plata when the full-time whistle blows.
Looking forward to watching this one unfold.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Estudiantes de La Plata
Stadium: Estadio Jorge Luis Hirschi (30,018)
Captain: Mariano Andújar
Chairman: Martín Gorostegui
Manager: Ricardo Zielinski
Competitions: Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Superliga position 9
⭐ Key Player: Francisco Apaolaza
Regularly played in the Striker position, Francisco Apaolaza was born in Magdalena, Argentina. After having made a senior debut playing for Estudiantes de La Plata in the 2017 - 2018 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored 4 league goals in the Superliga 2021 season so far in a total of 19 appearances.