All the facts and stats for the Copa Argentina clash: Barracas Central - Boca Juniors

Competition: Argentina Copa Argentina
Competition: Tue 27.Jun
Match begins: 22:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Claudio Chiqui Tapia (2500 seats)

National cups are something special for many teams and supporters. Today's match will decide whether it's Barracas Central or Boca Juniors that keep their silverware dream alive.

These teams are so close in distance that this match is special, a derby with local pride the main prize.

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.


Barracas Central form and stats

Last season, Barracas Central's Copa Argentina journey ended in the round of 32.

An away draw last time out for Barracas Central, facing Racing Club in a game that ended 1-1. Álvarez, defender, was given a rating of 8.04/10 in that game, top of the team. Álvarez scored one goal and won 6 of 7 duels.

In the match before that, Barracas hosted Rosario Central and drew the Superliga game 0-0.

The match schedule is unforgiving for Barracas Central as they have a new game in only four days, a Superliga match thankfully also at home. River Plate are visiting.


Boca Juniors form and stats

Last season their Copa Argentina adventure ended in the semi-finals.

There might be some fixture complaints from Boca Juniors as they are again playing away from home after losing on the road in their previous match, 0-4 against Godoy Cruz. Juniors lost the plot completely in their previous game, as mentioned above. They need to recover quickly from that 0-4 beating and focus on this one. Attacker Romero got a player rating of 7.33 in the game. "Man of the match" Romero hit two key passes and dribled past the opponent 2 of 2 times.

A draw for Boca Juniors before that, at their own venue hosting Lanus (1-1).

After this away game Juniors return home for a Copa Libertadores game against Monagas. That game is only two sleeps after this.

It's a day of discovery for Boca Juniors as they finally learn what impact all the hours of pre-season training, along with the changes in personnel, have had on their performance in an official game. It's never easy knowing what to expect based on friendly games, of which Boca Juniors have played two with the results W0-D2-L0 (win-draw-lost). In these games Boca Juniors has scored {0 goals} and conceded 0 times.

Head 2 Head

Head-to-head statistics (for the previous three meetings): Barracas Central won zero games, zero matches ended in a draw and Boca Juniors have three wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: two / one.

Top Goalscorers

Barracas CentralB. Sepúlveda
B. Sepúlveda
5 goals
Boca JuniorsM. Merentiel Serrano
M. Merentiel Serrano
5 goals
BarracasI. Tapia
I. Tapia
4 goals

Barracas Central missing players

Boca Juniors missing players

Barracas Central Boca Juniors
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
25 13   Played P   12 25
7 5   Won W   4 12
11 5   Drew D   2 4
7 3   Lost L   6 9
26 12   Scored S   10 31
31 11   Conceded C   12 23
88% 92%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   92% 92%
64% 54%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   42% 56%
32% 23%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   33% 44%
16% 8%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   17% 20%
8% 0%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   0% 4%
44% 31%   BTTS BTTS   17% 36%
32% 46%   Clean Sheets C S   33% 36%
36% 31%   Failed to Score F T   58% 36%
4 4.6   Corners for (avg) C F   4 4.5
5.6 5.2   Corners against (avg) C A   4.1 3.3
1.5 1.4   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   3.1 2.4
3 1   Red cards R C   8 9
10.7 10.4   Shots (avg) S (   10.5 12.6
3.4 2.8   Shots on Target (avg) S O   3.5 4
30% 32%   Goal Efficiency G E   24% 31%
12 11.8   Shots against (avg) S A   11.9 10.6
4.3 3.5   Shots on Target against (avg) S O   3.9 3.5