Primera B Nacional match preview and facts: San Martín Tucumán meet Temperley

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Competition: Argentina Primera B Nacional
Competition: Fri 15.October
Match begins: 22:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio La Ciudadela (30500 seats)

Only victory will satisfy the San Martín Tucumán fans in this Estadio La Ciudadela duel with Temperley, as they enjoy a robust lead on the away side in the Primera B Nacional standings.

Insights:
  • San Martín Tucumán have the fewest conceded goals (15) in Primera B Nacional
  • Temperley have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

It's no vacation for neither Tucumán nor Temperley as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.

Everyone involved with the away team has to get their travel gear ready for this match as there's a whopping 1200 kilometers to cover before arriving at the match.

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San Martín Tucumán form and stats

6-5-2 (win-draw-lost) are the Primera B Nacional numbers at home for San Martín Tucumán so far this season. Tucumán haven’t lost a league-game in ten attempts regardless of arena, a great achievement. Their last loss was the fixture versus Alvarado, 83 days ago.

Tucumán manager P. de Muner and his team return home after a 0-0 draw away versus Estudiantes Rio Cuarto (placed 15th) in the Primera B Nacional.

Before that game, the 3-1 home victory against Gimnasia Mendoza.

The Tucumán fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 19 in 13 matches. From these home matches, San Martín Tucumán have conceded only 9 goals.

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Temperley form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their Primera B Nacional travels is 3 wins, 5 draws and 5 defeats. Temperley has showed their ability to avoid defeat with four draws in a row, but are also dodging victories. They last avoided the draw 35 days ago, in the Atletico Mitre fixture.

Temperley are looking to quickly end their 316 minutes long goal drought in the Primera B Nacional. Temperley have succeeded in guarding their own goal lately, led by their goalkeeper Joaquin Matias Papaleo. It's been 283 minutes since they last conceded in Primera B Nacional.

Temperley delivered a 0-0 draw playing at home against Almirante Brown (placed 1st) in their previous match; a Primera B Nacional game.

Before that, Temperley travelled to Nueva Chicago and returned home with a draw after the game finished 0-0.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Temperley as they have only managed to score 11 times from 13 away games in the league. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 1 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. 14 goals have been conceded by Temperley in these games. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

Temperley - Tucumán 0-1 was the story when these two squads formerly played each other, also in this season.

Top Goalscorers

San Martín TucumánM. Estigarribia
M. Estigarribia
9 goals
TucumánL. Cano
L. Cano
4 goals
San Martín TucumánJ. Imbert
J. Imbert
3 goals

San Martín Tucumán missing players

Temperley missing players

San Martín Tucumán Temperley
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
27 13 5 Played P 4 13 27
12 6 2 Won W 0 3 7
11 5 2 Drew D 1 5 10
4 2 1 Lost L 3 5 10
29 19 6 Scored S 3 11 21
15 9 4 Conceded C 7 14 29
70% 77% 80% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 85% 81%
48% 69% 60% Over 1.5 O 1.5 75% 62% 59%
30% 46% 40% Over 2.5 O 2.5 25% 31% 26%
15% 23% 20% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 8% 11%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 8% 7%
33% 46% 60% BTTS BTTS 50% 54% 37%
59% 46% 20% Clean Sheets C S 0% 23% 33%
37% 31% 40% Failed to Score F T 50% 38% 48%
 
6.1 6.1 5 Corners for (avg) C F 5.5 4.5 4.1
3.9 3.5 2.2 Corners against (avg) C A 5.8 5.2 4.3
2.1 2.3 2.6 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2.5 2.4
2 1 1 Red cards R C 2 3 5
 
8.1 6.8 5.2 Shots (avg) S ( 7.5 7.6 8.7
2.8 2.8 2.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.5 2.8 3.3
38% 53% 55% Goal Efficiency G E 30% 31% 24%
Key stats in Primera B Nacional this season:
  • San Martín Tucumán have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • San Martín Tucumán have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • San Martín Tucumán have the fewest conceded goals (15) in Primera B Nacional
  • San Martín Tucumán have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (6) in Primera B Nacional
  • San Martín Tucumán have the most clean sheets (16) in Primera B Nacional
  • Temperley have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than 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 Almirante Brown 27 15 7 5 34 24 13 8 3 2 14 9 14 7 4 3 20 15 10 52
2 Quilmes 27 14 6 7 38 29 14 9 2 3 24 15 13 5 4 4 14 14 9 48
3 Tigre 27 13 8 6 40 22 14 9 4 1 19 7 13 4 4 5 21 15 18 47
4 San Martín Tucumán 27 12 11 4 29 15 13 6 5 2 19 9 14 6 6 2 10 6 14 47
5 Agropecuario 27 12 8 7 28 20 14 8 4 2 15 5 13 4 4 5 13 15 8 44
6 Belgrano 26 12 6 8 26 18 13 7 2 4 16 9 13 5 4 4 10 9 8 42
7 Gimnasia Mendoza 27 11 8 8 33 30 13 3 5 5 14 18 14 8 3 3 19 12 3 41
8 Atlanta 28 8 10 10 25 32 14 3 8 3 8 12 14 5 2 7 17 20 -7 34
9 Alvarado 27 9 6 12 23 26 14 7 2 5 15 10 13 2 4 7 8 16 -3 33
10 Deportivo Riestra 27 9 5 13 28 29 13 6 2 5 16 10 14 3 3 8 12 19 -1 32
11 Deportivo Maipú 27 9 5 13 23 32 14 5 2 7 12 18 13 4 3 6 11 14 -9 32
12 Estudiantes Caseros 28 6 13 9 23 27 14 4 8 2 13 12 14 2 5 7 10 15 -4 31
13 Temperley 27 7 10 10 21 29 14 4 5 5 10 15 13 3 5 5 11 14 -8 31
14 Atletico Mitre 28 7 9 12 32 37 14 6 3 5 21 17 14 1 6 7 11 20 -5 30
15 Estudiantes Rio Cuarto 28 4 17 7 19 22 14 2 9 3 11 12 14 2 8 4 8 10 -3 29
16 Chacarita Juniors 27 6 9 12 27 40 13 2 5 6 13 20 14 4 4 6 14 20 -13 27
17 Nueva Chicago 27 4 8 15 19 36 13 1 4 8 10 20 14 3 4 7 9 16 -17 20

Read more about Primera B Nacional

The Primera B Nacional, often called simply Nacional B, is the second level in the Argentine football league system. It currently has 25 teams playing each other once for a total of 24 fixtures to decide the final league table. The champion is promoted while another can follow through playoff.