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Gimna ' Plata will play Newell´s Old Boys in Sunday’s forthcoming Copa de la Liga Profesional fixture.
Our Gimna ' Plata v Newell´s Old Boys tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - along with the latest match odds.
Gimna ' Plata
Gimna ' Plata are hoping to win again following the 0-6 Copa de la Liga Profesional triumph against Patronato.
In that game, Gimna ' Plata had 44% possession and 13 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. For Gimna ' Plata, the goalscorers were Brahian Alemán (3', 44'), Cristian Tarragona (23', 50'), Johan Carbonero (54') and Eric Ramírez (74'). Patronato got 12 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
Fixtures featuring Gimna ' Plata have often been lively ones recently with a lot of goalmouth action being a common characteristic. Over their past half dozen games alone, a grand total of 20 goals have gone in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 15 of them accredited to Gimna ' Plata. Such a pattern won’t necessarily follow through into this game, though.
Newell´s Old Boys
After being beaten in their last game against San Lorenzo in Copa de la Liga Profesional action, Newell´s Old Boys will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Newell´s Old Boys managed 72% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer for Newell´s Old Boys was Cristian Lema (68'). San Lorenzo got 15 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Agustín Martegani (22') and Federico Gattoni (60') scored for San Lorenzo.
A sequence of steadfast displays by the Newell´s Old Boys defensive players has seen their ‘goals against’ tally standing at 4 from their previous 6 clashes in total. In that period of time, their own forwards have managed to score 6.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head to head meetings going back to 16/10/2016 shows that Gimna ' Plata have won 5 of these & Newell´s Old Boys 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 0.
An aggregate of 12 goals were produced between them in these games, with 10 of them for El Lobo and 2 being from La Lepra. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.
Team News: Gimna ' Plata
Alexis Domínguez (Ruptured cruciate ligament), Maximiliano Coronel (Ruptured cruciate ligament) and Nicolás Contin (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will not be taking part for Gimna ' Plata manager Néstor Gorosito.
Team News: Newell´s Old Boys
Due to a fully healthy squad available for selection, the Newell´s Old Boys manager Javier Sanguinetti doesn’t have any fitness worries at all coming into this match.
In our opinion, Newell´s Old Boys must be fancied to score a goal against this Gimna ' Plata outfit, although that realistically won’t be as many as they’ll concede.
We are anticipating a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 win for Gimna ' Plata after the 90. Let’s see what eventuates.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Gimna ' Plata
Stadium: Estadio Juan Carmelo Zerillo (24,526)
Captain: Brahian Alemán
Chairman: Gabriel Pellegrino
Manager: Néstor Gorosito
Competitions: Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Copa de la Liga Profesional (Group A), Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent)
⭐ Star Man: Brahian Alemán
Usually used in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Brahian Alemán was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. Having made his senior debut playing for Unión de Santa Fe in the 2012 - 2013 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has hit 3 league goals in this Superliga 2021 season so far in 24 appearances.