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The Superliga fixture at Estadio 15 de Abril on Wednesday sees home side Unión de Santa Fe ready themselves for the visit of Estudiantes de La Plata.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Unión de Santa Fe v Estudiantes de La Plata are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
Unión de Santa Fe
Unión de Santa Fe will be hoping to return to winning ways here following a 4-0 Superliga defeat last time out to Vélez Sarsfield.
In that match, Unión de Santa Fe had 37% possession and 11 shots at goal with 2 on target. For their opponents, Vélez Sarsfield got 18 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. Luca Orellano (54'), Juan Lucero (56'), Lucas Janson (76') and Ricardo Centurión (86') scored for Vélez Sarsfield.
Over their last six games, Juan Azconzábal's Unión de Santa Fe have found the net 8 times, with that being an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.33.
Coming into this fixture, Unión de Santa Fe haven't won against Estudiantes de La Plata in their last 10 matches in the league.
Estudiantes de La Plata
In their last game, Estudiantes de La Plata drew 1-1 in the Superliga match with Argentinos Juniors.
In that game, Estudiantes de La Plata managed 40% possession and 10 shots on goal with 5 on target. The only player to score for Estudiantes de La Plata was Matías Pellegrini (84'). At the other end, Argentinos Juniors got 10 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Gabriel Florentín (70') scored for Argentinos Juniors.
For 5 of the past 6 games involving Estudiantes de La Plata, a relatively low number of goals have been hit between them and their opposition. The overall average goals scored per game during that spell comes to a mere 2, with the average goals for Los Pincharratas being 1.17.
Analysis of their past results shows that Estudiantes de La Plata:
- haven't been defeated by Unión de Santa Fe when having played them away from home in the previous 3 matches in the league.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 league games.
Head to head
A study of past results between these clubs stretching back to 07/11/2015 tells us that these encounters have been pretty painful for Unión de Santa Fe. They have not been able to register any wins whatsoever whereas Estudiantes de La Plata have simply been better than them, winning in 67 per cent of those games where they have faced each other.
A combined sum of 12 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 2 for El Tatengue and 10 belonging to Los Pincharratas. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.
The previous league fixture between these clubs was Superliga match day 18 on 01/02/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Estudiantes de La Plata 3-1 Unión de Santa Fe.
That day, Estudiantes de La Plata had 60% possession and 10 shots on goal with 7 on target. The goalscorers were Martín Cauteruccio (36', 52') and Mateo Retegui (87').
For their opponents, Unión de Santa Fe had 8 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Méndez (78') scored.
The match was refereed by Germán Delfino.
Team News: Unión de Santa Fe
The Unión de Santa Fe manager Juan Azconzábal will be thankful to have no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match with a fully healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Estudiantes de La Plata
Owing to a fully injury-free group to pick from, the Estudiantes de La Plata manager Ricardo Zielinski doesn’t have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash.
We feel that Estudiantes de La Plata and Unión de Santa Fe could both end up scoring in what appears to be a good match-up, with little separating these two teams.
A draw looks like a realistic possibility, but we’ll see what happens. We’re therefore anticipating a very even match with a 1-1 score at the end of this game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Unión de Santa Fe
Stadium: Estadio 15 de Abril (30,000)
Captain: Claudio Corvalán
Chairman: Luis Spahn
Manager: Juan Azconzábal
Competitions: Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Superliga position 18
⭐ Key Man: Nicolás Cordero
Customarily taking to the field in the Striker position, Nicolás Cordero was born in Argentina. Having made his senior debut playing for Huracán in the 2018 - 2019 season, the skilful Forward has contributed 2 league goals in this Superliga 2021 campaign to date in 9 appearances.