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Platense will come up against Lanús in Thursday’s Copa de la Liga Profesional clash.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Platense v Lanús can be found here including the latest game odds.
Platense will be hoping to bounce back here after a 3-2 Copa de la Liga Profesional loss in their previous game against Central Córdoba.
In that game, Platense managed 51% possession and 12 shots on goal with 5 on target. For Platense, the scorers were Nicolás Castro (64') and Ciro Rius (71'). Central Córdoba had 13 shots on goal with 7 on target. Luis Miguel Rodríguez (22'), Lucas Gamba (62') and Lucas Angelini (87') scored for Central Córdoba.
Platense haven’t made the most of their chances of late. Their goals record equals just 4 versus opponents over the course of their last six matches. In those meetings, Platense have also seen the number of goals scored against them come to 8. Having said that, we must now wait to see whether the trend will be sustained here in this game.
Last time out, Lanús drew 2-2 in the Copa de la Liga Profesional match with Godoy Cruz.
In that game, Lanús managed 47% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 6 on target. For Lanús, goals were scored by Leandro Díaz (12'), Juan José Cáceres (45' Own goal) and Augusto Lotti (59'). Godoy Cruz had 10 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Tadeo Allende (95') scored for Godoy Cruz.
The stats don’t lie, and Lanús have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 8 goals in all. Defensively, Lanús have some weaknesses to address.
Head to head
The last league encounter between the two was Superliga match day 22 on 30/06/2023 when it finished Platense 0-1 Lanús.
On that occasion, Platense managed 52% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 0 on target.
At the other end, Lanús got 7 shots at goal with 4 on target. Matías Esquivel (72') scored.
The referee was Pablo Dóvalo.
Team News: Platense
The Platense boss Martín Palermo doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of ahead of this clash with a fully healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Lanús
With a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, the Lanús boss Frank Kudelka doesn’t have any fitness worries to report coming into this clash.
We are of the inclination to think that Lanús and Platense are both capable of scoring here.
We’ll see, but this looks like it could end up all-square. Our tip is therefore for a very even match with a 1-1 scoreline at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Estadio Ciudad de Vicente López (34,530)
Captain: Gastón Suso
Chairman: Sebastián Ordóñez
Manager: Martín Palermo
Competitions: Superliga position 17, Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Copa de la Liga Profesional (Group B)
🔑 Key Man: Nicolás Servetto
Regularly used in the Striker position, Nicolás Servetto was born in Macachín, Argentina. Having played his first senior match for Vélez Sarsfield in the 2016 - 2017 season, the goalscoring Forward has struck 6 league goals in this Primera División 2023 campaign to date coming from a total of 27 appearances.