There’s Copa Libertadores action happening on Tuesday as Nacional de Football take on Universidad Católica.
Our tips, poll and stats for Nacional de Football v Universidad Católica can all be found here including the latest game odds.
Nacional de Football
Nacional de Football will play in this fixture coming off the back of a 0-0 Copa Libertadores draw against Atlético Nacional.
Over their last six fixtures, Alejandro Cappuccio's Nacional de Football have found the net 9 times - an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.5.
Universidad Católica will come into the game following on from a 0-1 Copa Libertadores win with the defeat of Argentinos Juniors in their last outing.
The trend of at least one team not managing to score in games involving Universidad Católica has been noticeable in recent matches. Checking on their last 6 meetings shows that this has occurred 5 times. During those clashes, their opponents have hit a goal tally of 7 while Cruzados have scored 7. Historical results aside, time will tell whether such a trend might be maintained in this game.
Team News: Nacional de Football
Nacional de Football manager Alejandro Cappuccio will be happy not to have any fitness worries whatsoever before this match with a completely injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Universidad Católica
Católica manager Gustavo Poyet has some current player fitness concerns. Gonzalo Tapia (Torn Muscle), Diego Buonanotte (Adductor problems) and Germán Lanaro (Ruptured cruciate ligament) are not able to play.
It seems to us that Universidad Católica and Nacional de Football may both struggle to make a breakthrough here.
Little in this one, and it’s almost too close to call. That’s why we have predicted a very even match with a 0-0 draw at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Nacional de Football
Stadium: Estadio Gran Parque Central (34,000)
Captain: Gonzalo Bergessio
Chairman: José Decurnex
Manager: Alejandro Cappuccio
Competitions: Copa Libertadores (Group F)