Sporting Cristal are set to play against Talleres in Wednesday’s forthcoming Copa Libertadores fixture.
Our Sporting Cristal v Talleres tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below including the latest game odds.
Sporting Cristal enter this fixture following on from a 1-1 Copa Libertadores drawn match vs Universidad Católica.
Sporting Cristal haven’t made the most of their chances in more recent games. Their sum of goals equals just 4 versus opponents during the course of their previous 6 outings. In those meetings, Sporting Cristal have also seen the tally of goals against them total 9.
Talleres head into the encounter following a 1-0 Copa de la Liga Profesional win as they beat Sarmiento in their most recent outing.
In that match, Talleres managed 69% possession and 21 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Talleres was Federico Girotti (86'). At the other end, Sarmiento had 7 shots on goal with 2 on target.
Pedro Caixinha's Talleres have found the back of the net a total of 6 times throughout their previous six matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during those matches comes to 8.
Team News: Sporting Cristal
The Sporting Cristal boss Roberto Mosquera has zero fitness concerns to speak of before this clash owing to a completely healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Talleres
Due to a mostly full-strength group, there is just a single fitness problem for the Talleres gaffer Pedro Caixinha to be concerned about. Christian Oliva (Knock) won’t be in action.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Talleres and Sporting Cristal may both find scoring difficult here.
Let’s see what happens, but it could well be that we end up with scores level and two clean sheets. We therefore think that it’s going to be a hard-fought 0-0 score at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Alberto Gallardo (11,600)
Captain: Horacio Calcaterra
Chairman: Joel Raffo
Manager: Roberto Mosquera
Competitions: Copa Libertadores (Group H)