Rosario Central will arrive at Estadio Ciudad de Vicente López on Tuesday for the Superliga fixture with home team Platense.
Our tips, poll and stats for Platense v Rosario Central can all be found here - along with the latest match odds.
Platense fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 0-1 Superliga success vs Racing Club.
In that game, Platense managed 31% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Platense was Hernán Lamberti (68'). Racing Club had 18 shots at goal with 1 on target.
Their latest results reveal that huge efforts have been put in by the Platense backline. Platense have given the opposition little, seeing the number of goals that have flown into the back of their net over the course of their past six clashes standing at 4.
Leading up to this clash, Platense:
- have not been beaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
- have not won at home in their last 4 league games. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.
Rosario Central head into the encounter following on from a 3-2 Superliga win to defeat Patronato in their previous outing.
In that game, Rosario Central managed 59% possession and 17 shots at goal with 7 on target. For Rosario Central, the goals were scored by Marco Rubén (4'), Luciano Ferreyra (85') and Emiliano Vecchio (93'). On the other side, Patronato got 12 shots on goal with 4 on target. Sebastián Sosa (44', 77') was the scorer for Patronato.
The stats tell the story, and Rosario Central have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 10 goals overall. In defence, Rosario Central can certainly do much better. That sort of trend might not be carried forward into this game, of course.
Team News: Platense
It doesn’t get much better regarding selection, with just a single fitness concern for the Platense gaffer Leonardo Madelón to be concerned about from an otherwise complete group. Gastón Gerzel (Unknown Injury) is out of contention.
Team News: Rosario Central
Rosario Central boss Kily González has not got a full squad to pick from. Martín Rabuñal (Cruciate Ligament Injury) and Fabián Rinaudo (Rupture of the pattella) are not able to play.
We feel that Rosario Central and Platense could find scoring goals difficult here.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks quite a realistic result. We therefore think that it’s going to be a very even match with a 0-0 score when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Ciudad de Vicente López (34,530)
Captain: Hernán Lamberti
Chairman: Pablo Bianchini
Manager: Leonardo Madelón
Competitions: Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Superliga position 19
🔑 Star Player: Matías Tissera
Customarily deployed in the Striker position, Matías Tissera was born in Rojas, Argentina. Having made a first senior appearance for Newell´s Old Boys in the 2016 - 2017 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored 4 league goals in the Superliga 2021 campaign so far in a total of 11 appearances.