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Saturday’s Copa de la Liga Profesional fixture list features Gimna ' Plata fighting it out with Rosario Central.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Gimna ' Plata v Rosario Central (including the best match odds).
Gimna ' Plata
Gimna ' Plata will be looking to improve on their last outing here after a 2-0 Copa de la Liga Profesional loss in their previous game against Huracán.
In that match, Gimna ' Plata had 45% possession and 8 shots at goal with 4 on target. For their opponents, Huracán got 14 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Fabio Pereyra (52') and Walter Mazzantti (94') scored for Huracán.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where Gimna ' Plata have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, Gimna ' Plata have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 games, shipping 11 goals during that time. However, we must now wait to see whether that pattern might continue on in this upcoming game or not.
In their previous game, Rosario Central drew 1-1 in the Copa de la Liga Profesional tie with Independiente.
In that game, Rosario Central managed 43% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Rosario Central was Jaminton Campaz (76'). At the other end, Independiente got 22 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. Javier Báez (45') was the scorer for Independiente.
It is worth noting that Rosario Central have been starved of goals in their past six clashes, netting the disappointing return of just 3. In those fixtures, El Canalla have also seen the overall goal tally against them equal 6.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head to head meetings stretching back to 29/01/2018 tells us that Gimna ' Plata have won 3 of these & Rosario Central 2, with the number of drawn games being 1.
A combined total of 12 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 6 of them for El Lobo and 6 created by El Canalla. The average goals per game has been 2.
The last league encounter between these clubs was Superliga match day 9 on 31/03/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Rosario Central 3-1 Gimna ' Plata.
That day, Rosario Central managed 47% possession and 21 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The scorers were Alejo Véliz (22', 82') and Damián Martínez (60').
Gimna ' Plata had 11 shots on goal with 2 on target. Bautista Barros Schelotto (40') scored.
The referee was Silvio Trucco.
Team News: Gimna ' Plata
Lautaro Chávez (Ligament Injury), Matías Miranda (Ruptured cruciate ligament) and Nicolás Colazo (Unknown Injury) won’t be available for Gimna ' Plata boss Leonardo Madelón.
Team News: Rosario Central
Rosario Central boss Miguel Russo has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Fabricio Oviedo (Torn Muscle Fibre), Octavio Bianchi (Muscle Injury), Walter Montoya (Ruptured ankle ligament), Ignacio Malcorra (Stiffness), Luca Martínez Dupuy (Torn muscle bundle), Facundo Mallo (Muscle Injury) and Francis Mac Allister (Ruptured cruciate ligament) can’t be considered.
We feel that Rosario Central and Gimna ' Plata won’t have much between them here, and goals could be hard to come by.
Little in this one, and it’s almost too close to call. We’re therefore seeing a very competitive game with a 0-0 scoreline when all is said and done.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Gimna ' Plata
Stadium: The Estadio Juan Carmelo Zerillo (24,526)
Captain: Leonardo Morales
Chairman: Mariano Cowen
Manager: Leonardo Madelón
Competitions: Superliga position 22, Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Copa de la Liga Profesional (Group A)
⭐ Star Player: Eric Ramírez
Typically taking up the Right Wing position, Eric Ramírez was born in Concordia, Argentina. Having made a first senior appearance for Gimna ' Plata in the 2019 - 2020 season, the dangerous Forward has got 4 league goals in the Primera División 2023 season to date in a total of 21 appearances.