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Estudiantes de La Plata come up against guests Tigre at The Estadio Jorge Luis Hirschi in this Superliga game on Saturday.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Estudiantes de La Plata v Tigre can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Estudiantes de La Plata
Estudiantes de La Plata will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 2-0 Superliga triumph vs Godoy Cruz.
In that game, Estudiantes de La Plata had 58% possession and 23 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. For Estudiantes de La Plata, the scorers were Emmanuel Más (43') and Franco Zapiola (70'). On the other side, Godoy Cruz had 5 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target.
It has been seldom in recent times that Estudiantes de La Plata have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Estudiantes de La Plata have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 17 goals along the way. It will be interesting to find out if that trend can be continued on in this game.
After being defeated in their last game at the hands of Arsenal de Sarandí in Superliga competition, Tigre and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Tigre had 63% possession and 18 shots at goal with 12 on target. The only player to score for Tigre was Blas Armoa (71'). On the other side, Arsenal de Sarandí got 10 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Julián Navas (39'), Mauro Pittón (42'), Francisco Apaolaza (45') and Facundo Kruspzky (52') scored for Arsenal de Sarandí.
Over the course of their previous 6 outings, Tigre have helped themselves to a total of 12 goals. Tigre have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. During that period, their defenders have had 8 goals go against them.
Head to head
A glance at their past head to head clashes going back to 18/02/2016 shows that Estudiantes de La Plata have won 2 of them & Tigre 3, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
In all, 14 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 7 for Los Pincharratas and 7 coming from Matadores. That is an average goals per game value of 2.33.
The previous league fixture featuring these sides was Superliga match day 8 on 17/07/2022 when the final score was Tigre 2-1 Estudiantes de La Plata.
On that occasion, Tigre managed 38% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. The goalscorers were Mateo Retegui (17') and Facundo Colidio (47').
Estudiantes de La Plata had 12 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Pablo Piatti (68') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Silvio Trucco.
Team News: Estudiantes de La Plata
The Estudiantes de La Plata manager Abel Balbo will be grateful to have no fitness worries to speak of before this game owing to a fully injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: Tigre
Thanks to a fully injury-free group available for selection, the Tigre manager Diego Martínez has no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match.
We’re inclined to think that Tigre will manage to breach the defence of this Estudiantes de La Plata side, however it probably won’t quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re going for a 2-1 advantage for Estudiantes de La Plata after the 90. Should be a good one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Estudiantes de La Plata
Stadium: The Estadio Jorge Luis Hirschi (30,018)
Captain: Mariano Andújar
Chairman: Martín Gorostegui
Manager: Abel Balbo