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Not long now until Copa de la Liga Profesional action happening on Saturday when Unión de Santa Fe will play Tigre.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Unión de Santa Fe v Tigre - plus the latest betting odds.
Unión de Santa Fe
Unión de Santa Fe will be looking for an improved result here following the 4-1 Copa de la Liga Profesional losing effort in their last game against Belgrano.
In that match, Unión de Santa Fe had 36% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. The scorer for Unión de Santa Fe was Franco Pardo (65'). On the other side, Belgrano got 13 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Lucas Passerini (63', 89'), Juan Barinaga (70') and Franco Jara (85') scored for Belgrano.
Unión de Santa Fe have really been misfiring in more recent games. Their ‘goals for’ figure equals just 3 vs opposition teams over their previous 6 outings. In those games, Unión de Santa Fe have also seen the tally of goals that have gone against them come to 8. That kind of trend won’t necessarily be continued into this game, of course.
Previously, Tigre drew 1-1 in the Copa de la Liga Profesional match with Platense.
In that game, Tigre managed 60% possession and 11 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player to score for Tigre was José Paradela (12'). At the other end, Platense had 10 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Ronaldo Martínez (89') scored for Platense.
Lucas Pusineri's Tigre have had reason to celebrate scoring a total of 6 times throughout their latest 6 matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during those same clashes adds up to 6.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head meetings stretching back to 16/04/2016 tells us that Unión de Santa Fe have won 1 of them and Tigre 2, with the tally of drawn matches being 3.
An aggregate of 18 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 8 of them from El Tatengue and 10 coming from Matadores. The average goals per game has been 3.
The previous league match between these clubs was Superliga match day 12 on 16/04/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Unión de Santa Fe 0-0 Tigre.
In that match, Unión de Santa Fe managed 48% possession and 17 shots at goal with 6 on target.
Tigre had 10 shots on goal with 3 of them on target.
The referee was Ariel Penel.
Team News: Unión de Santa Fe
The Unión de Santa Fe boss Kily González has no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match with a fully healthy group ready to go.
Team News: Tigre
Tigre boss Lucas Pusineri has not got a full squad to pick from. Víctor Cabrera (ankle sprain), Emanuel Aguilera (Knee injury), Renzo López (Lumbar vertebra problems), Gonzalo Flores (Torn muscle bundle) and Ijiel Protti (Fitness) are not ready for selection.
In this game, Tigre will likely be able to break down this Unión de Santa Fe lineup, however that may not be enough to prevent defeat.
We are anticipating both teams to score in a 2-1 advantage for Unión de Santa Fe when all is said and done. Looking forward to this.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Unión de Santa Fe
Stadium: The Estadio 15 de Abril (32,000)
Captain: Claudio Corvalán
Chairman: Luis Spahn
Manager: Kily González
Competitions: Superliga position 20, Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Copa de la Liga Profesional (Group B)
⭐ Star Man: Mauro Luna Diale
Regularly deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Mauro Luna Diale was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After having played his first senior match for Unión de Santa Fe in the 2021 season, the accomplished Midfielder has bagged 3 league goals in the Primera División 2023 campaign to date in a total of 25 appearances.