Can Deportivo Merlo beat Colegiales in Estadio José Manuel Moreno clash?

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Competition: Argentina Primera B Metropolitana
Competition: Tue 15.June
Match begins: 18:30 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio José Manuel Moreno (5000 seats)

The home side Deportivo Merlo should be the favourites in this game, but Colegiales have shown both skill and courage. Read more about the game!

Insights:
  • Deportivo Merlo haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Colegiales have the most points (12) away in Primera B Metropolitana

Deportivo Merlo and Colegiales should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Deportivo Merlo form and stats

Deportivo Merlo have played 5 Primera B Metropolitana games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 3-1-1 (wins-draws-losses).

Defensively the home team are doing well, with their goalkeeper Federico Nicolas Tursi not having conceded a league goal in 242 minutes.

Deportivo Merlo manager N. D'Angelo and his team return home after a 0-0 draw away versus Los Andes (placed 5th) in the Primera B Metropolitana.

Before that game, the 1-0 home victory against Argentino Quilmes.

Merlo has scored 6 league goals at home this season, in 5 matches. Deportivo Merlo are not conceding a lot of goals here at Estadio José Manuel Moreno in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 4 from 5 matches.

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Colegiales form and stats

As the visiting team in Primera B Metropolitana matches, Colegiales, who have the most points (12) away in Primera B Metropolitana, have produced an overall stat of 4-0-1 so far. Winning streaks in away matches are not that common, but Colegiales are close to a proper streak after winning their two previous away games.

Colegiales's previous game was their home loss versus San Miguel (0-1).

Prior to that result Colegiales won their away game at Talleres Remedios. The scoreline was 4-1.

Today's guests are confident travelers having scored 13 goals in 5 league games away this season. Colegiales's defence is not exactly unbeatable as they have conceded 8 goals from these trips.

Head 2 Head

Numbers for the last seven meetings between these two teams are: four wins for Deportivo Merlo, three draws and zero wins for Colegiales. Over 2,5 goals: three times; under 2,5 goals: four games.

Top Goalscorers

Deportivo MerloL. Romero
L. Romero
6 goals
ColegialesF. Martínez
F. Martínez
5 goals
ColegialesM. Godoy
M. Godoy
4 goals

Deportivo Merlo missing players

Colegiales missing players

Deportivo Merlo Colegiales
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
11 5 1 Played P 0 5 11
6 3 0 Won W 0 4 6
3 1 1 Drew D 0 0 1
2 1 0 Lost L 0 1 4
17 6 2 Scored S 0 13 19
13 4 2 Conceded C 0 8 15
91% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
64% 40% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 80% 73%
55% 40% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 80% 55%
45% 20% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 60% 36%
18% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 60% 27%
64% 40% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 80% 64%
27% 40% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 18%
18% 20% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 18%
 
4.6 4.2 2 Corners for (avg) C F 0 5 4.7
7.5 8.4 11 Corners against (avg) C A 0 4.8 4.9
1.7 1.6 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1.8 1.8
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
10.5 8.8 10 Shots (avg) S ( 0 11.2 12.6
4.3 3.4 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 6.2 5.9
36% 35% 40% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 42% 29%
Key stats in Primera B Metropolitana this season:
  • Colegiales have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Colegiales have scored at least twice as many goals away as Deportivo Merlo have scored home.
  • Colegiales have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Colegiales have the most points (12) away in Primera B Metropolitana
  • Colegiales have the most scored goals (13) away in Primera B Metropolitana
  • Colegiales have the the best goal difference (+5) away in Primera B Metropolitana
  • Colegiales haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Deportivo Merlo haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 JJ Urquiza 12 7 1 4 19 16 6 4 0 2 11 8 6 3 1 2 8 8 3 22
2 Deportivo Merlo 11 6 3 2 17 13 5 3 1 1 6 4 6 3 2 1 11 9 4 21
3 Defensores Unidos 11 6 2 3 14 10 6 3 2 1 9 6 5 3 0 2 5 4 4 20
4 Sacachispas 12 6 2 4 16 17 6 4 0 2 10 6 6 2 2 2 6 11 -1 20
5 Los Andes 11 5 4 2 12 5 6 3 3 0 7 2 5 2 1 2 5 3 7 19
6 Colegiales 11 6 1 4 19 15 6 2 1 3 6 7 5 4 0 1 13 8 4 19
7 Flandria 11 5 3 3 15 11 5 2 2 1 8 6 6 3 1 2 7 5 4 18
8 Comunicaciones 12 5 3 4 18 17 6 3 1 2 9 7 6 2 2 2 9 10 1 18
9 Talleres Remedios 11 4 3 4 19 16 5 4 0 1 13 5 6 0 3 3 6 11 3 15
10 Villa San Carlos 11 4 3 4 17 15 6 4 2 0 13 7 5 0 1 4 4 8 2 15
11 UAI Urquiza 12 4 2 6 17 22 6 2 1 3 6 7 6 2 1 3 11 15 -5 14
12 Acassuso 11 3 4 4 13 17 5 2 2 1 8 7 6 1 2 3 5 10 -4 13
13 Fénix 11 2 5 4 14 16 6 1 2 3 8 10 5 1 3 1 6 6 -2 11
14 San Miguel 11 3 2 6 7 11 5 2 2 1 5 3 6 1 0 5 2 8 -4 11
15 Argentino Quilmes 12 3 2 7 12 17 6 3 0 3 10 9 6 0 2 4 2 8 -5 11
16 Deportivo Armenio 11 3 2 6 8 13 6 2 2 2 5 7 5 1 0 4 3 6 -5 11
17 Cañuelas 11 2 2 7 10 16 5 2 1 2 7 5 6 0 1 5 3 11 -6 8

Read more about Primera B Metropolitana

The Primera B Metropolitana is, together with the league Torneo Federal A, the third level of football in Argentina. The division has 20 clubs, mostly from the Buenos Aires area. These play two fixtures against each other to create a final league table, a champion, promotion and relegation.