Estadio Monumental Presidente José Fierro: Atlético Tucumán vs Vélez Sarsfield Superliga preview

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Competition: Argentina Superliga
Competition: Tue 13.April
Match begins: 00:15 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Monumental Presidente José Fierro (32700 seats)

The visiting Vélez Sarsfield side should be favourites in this visit to Atlético Tucumán, as the away team holds a 10 point advantage from their eight league games this season.

Insights:
  • Atlético Tucumán have the fewest clean sheets (0) in Superliga
  • Vélez Sarsfield is in the best form (4-1-1)

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

Vélez Sarsfield have a very long trip to this away game, as there's more than 1200 kilometers in distance to cover. This could prove a challenge, at least for the supporters.

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Atlético Tucumán form and stats

The story so far in the Superliga for Atlético Tucumán, who have the fewest clean sheets (0) in Superliga, at their home stadium (Estadio Monumental Presidente José Fierro) is 1 win, 2 draws and 1 defeat. Their last two home games have resulted in two points, meaning they were both draws.

The Atlético fans got no joy from their last match, a Copa Argentina game also here at Estadio Monumental Presidente José Fierro: A 1-2 defeat against River Plate. In the preceding match a 2-1 victory visiting Sarmiento.

Atlético can score goals in their home matches. After 4 league matches they have found the net 8 times. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 7 goals have been conceded.

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Vélez Sarsfield form and stats

3-1-0 is the win-draw-loss statistic for Vélez Sarsfield, who have the most clean sheets (4) in Superliga, in their Superliga matches away.

Before that, Sarsfield secured a home win against Union Santa Fe with the score 4-1.

The draw against Talleres Cordoba (after extra-time, 3-1 on penalties) came from a losing position. The Sarsfield manager M. Pellegrino brought on L. Janson as a substitute and the player scored to make the scores level.

Vélez Sarsfield are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 6 times in 4 away games so far. The Sarsfield defense is a tough nut to crack, having conceded less than half a goal per away game on average (2 goals in 4 games).

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last five meetings: one - one - three (Atlético wins - draws - Vélez Sarsfield wins). As for goals, zero matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Atlético TucumánA. Lotti
A. Lotti
4 goals
Vélez SarsfieldJ. Lucero
J. Lucero
3 goals
Atlético TucumánG. Acosta
G. Acosta
2 goals

Atlético Tucumán missing players

Vélez Sarsfield missing players

Atlético Tucumán Vélez Sarsfield
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
8 4 0 Played P 1 4 8
2 1 0 Won W 1 3 6
3 2 0 Drew D 0 1 1
3 1 0 Lost L 0 0 1
13 8 0 Scored S 2 6 13
14 7 0 Conceded C 1 2 10
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
100% 100% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 75% 62%
75% 75% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 25% 38%
38% 50% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 25%
12% 25% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 25%
88% 100% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 50% 50%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 50% 50%
12% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
3.3 3 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 2.3 2
3 2 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
7.9 6.3 0 Shots (avg) S ( 12 9.7 10.4
3 2.7 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 4.7 5
52% 75% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 29% 31%
Key stats in Superliga this season:
  • All of Atlético Tucumán's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Atlético Tucumán have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their matches.
  • Atlético Tucumán have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Atlético Tucumán have the fewest clean sheets (0) in Superliga
  • Atlético Tucumán have the most dropped points from leading position (12) in Superliga
  • Atlético Tucumán have the most points from losing position (7) in Superliga
  • Atlético Tucumán haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Vélez Sarsfield have not yet lost a game away.
  • Vélez Sarsfield have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded away.
  • Vélez Sarsfield have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Vélez Sarsfield have the fewest dropped points from leading position (0) in Superliga
  • Vélez Sarsfield have the most clean sheets (4) in Superliga
  • Vélez Sarsfield have the most points (10) away in Superliga
  • Vélez Sarsfield haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Vélez Sarsfield is in the best form (4-1-1)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Vélez Sarsfield 8 6 1 1 13 10 4 3 0 1 7 8 4 3 1 0 6 2 3 19
2 Lanús 8 5 1 2 15 11 3 3 0 0 8 4 5 2 1 2 7 7 4 16
3 Boca Juniors 8 3 4 1 16 9 5 1 3 1 7 7 3 2 1 0 9 2 7 13
4 Independiente 8 4 1 3 12 7 4 2 1 1 8 2 4 2 0 2 4 5 5 13
5 Talleres Cordoba 8 3 3 2 10 10 5 2 2 1 7 5 3 1 1 1 3 5 0 12
6 Defensa y Justicia 8 3 2 3 13 11 4 3 1 0 9 3 4 0 1 3 4 8 2 11
7 Union Santa Fe 8 2 5 1 9 10 4 1 3 0 6 5 4 1 2 1 3 5 -1 11
8 Gimnasia La Plata 8 2 4 2 12 10 4 2 1 1 8 5 4 0 3 1 4 5 2 10
9 Huracán 8 1 6 1 9 9 3 0 3 0 2 2 5 1 3 1 7 7 0 9
10 Atlético Tucumán 8 2 3 3 13 14 4 1 2 1 8 7 4 1 1 2 5 7 -1 9
11 Sarmiento 8 1 4 3 8 14 4 1 1 2 6 6 4 0 3 1 2 8 -6 7
12 Newell's Old Boys 8 0 4 4 7 14 4 0 2 2 3 5 4 0 2 2 4 9 -7 4
13 Patronato 8 1 0 7 6 13 4 1 0 3 2 3 4 0 0 4 4 10 -7 3

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The Superliga Argentina, also referred to as the Primera División, is the premier football division in Argentina. It currently holds 26 teams who play 25 fixtures each to form a final league table. The season runs from August to May. Argentina was the first country outside the United Kingdom to create a football league, in 1891.