Defensa y Justicia fights Vélez Sarsfield in Superliga match

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Competition: Argentina Superliga
Competition: Sat 25.June
Match begins: 18:30 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Norberto Tito Tomaghello (12000 seats)

Defensa y Justicia receive Vélez Sarsfield for another interesting Superliga fixture here at Estadio Norberto Tito Tomaghello.

Insights:
  • Defensa y Justicia have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Vélez Sarsfield have yet to win a game away.

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.

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Defensa y Justicia form and stats

Defensa y Justicia have less points than they have played home games in the Superliga so far. Their two previous attempts here have produced 2 points. When Defensa y Justicia hosts teams that live in the bottom of the table (like San Lorenzo, Aldosivi, Defensa y Justicia, Tigre, Arsenal de Sarandi, Barracas Central, Rosario Central, Patronato and Union Santa Fe), they have won 1 of 2 matches! Two draws in a row at home now for Justicia.

The supporters are hoping that Defensa y Justicia will strike back in this fixture, putting things right after the 1-2 away loss in the match against Godoy Cruz (placed 8th). Midfield player Bou got a match rating of 7.65 in that game, the max score being 10. Bou served one assist and hit three key passes.

The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 1-1 versus Huracan.

Defensa y Justicia has scored 1 goal so far and conceded 1 goal from 2 home games. These are numbers from the league only. Defensa y Justicia has at home met teams with this table position (low), two times. It has ended with less than 2.5 goals 2 of 2 times.

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Vélez Sarsfield form and stats

The Superliga season is young and Vélez Sarsfield have only just started going through their travel schedule, with 2 away games done and still no victory. 1 draw and 1 defeat so far.

Vélez Sarsfield are looking to quickly end their 230 minutes long goal drought in the Superliga.

Sarsfield are travelling again after losing away to Racing Club in their previous match (0-2). Midfielder Janson was the best performer of that match, with a rating of 7.02. Janson hit two key passes.

A loss against Platense was the result prior to that, in a home game.

A new game in only four days for Vélez Sarsfield, the Copa Libertadores home match versus River Plate. Busy days.

Vélez Sarsfield have the goal stats of 1-3 (for/against) from 2 business trips in the league at this early stage of the season.

Head 2 Head

Head-to-head statistics (for the former eight meetings): Defensa y Justicia won three games, two matches ended with a draw and Vélez Sarsfield got three wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: four / four The games between these teams have sometimes been a bit wild, having seen 4 sending-offs from the last eight duels.

Top Goalscorers

Vélez SarsfieldL. Janson
L. Janson
8 goals
JusticiaM. Merentiel Serrano
M. Merentiel Serrano
7 goals
Defensa y JusticiaC. Rotondi
C. Rotondi
5 goals

Defensa y Justicia missing players

Vélez Sarsfield missing players

Defensa y Justicia Vélez Sarsfield
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
16 8 2 Played P 3 7 15
6 2 1 Won W 0 0 3
6 6 1 Drew D 2 3 6
4 0 0 Lost L 1 4 6
25 10 2 Scored S 1 1 11
21 8 1 Conceded C 2 7 14
94% 88% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 71% 73%
75% 75% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 33% 43% 53%
44% 25% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 20%
31% 25% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 13%
25% 12% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 7%
69% 75% 50% BTTS BTTS 33% 14% 33%
19% 25% 50% Clean Sheets C S 33% 29% 33%
19% 12% 0% Failed to Score F T 67% 86% 60%
 
4.1 4.8 3.5 Corners for (avg) C F 5.3 4.3 4.9
5.3 5.5 7 Corners against (avg) C A 6 4.7 4.7
1.8 1.8 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2.3 2.1
2 1 1 Red cards R C 0 1 3
 
11.8 13.1 8.5 Shots (avg) S ( 13.7 10.7 11.4
4.8 5 4.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.3 3.4 4.1
32% 25% 22% Goal Efficiency G E 6% 4% 18%
 
12.2 10.6 13.5 Shots against (avg) S A 6.3 9 10.1
4.5 4.5 6 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 1.7 3.3 3.3
Key stats in Superliga this season:
  • Defensa y Justicia have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Defensa y Justicia have scored more than double the goals of Vélez Sarsfield.
  • Vélez Sarsfield have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Vélez Sarsfield have yet to win a game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Newell's Old Boys 4 3 1 0 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 3 1 3 10
2 Boca Juniors 4 3 0 1 10 6 2 2 0 0 7 4 2 1 0 1 3 2 4 9
3 Gimnasia La Plata 4 2 2 0 7 3 2 2 0 0 5 1 2 0 2 0 2 2 4 8
4 Platense 3 2 1 0 4 2 2 1 1 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 7
5 Estudiantes 4 2 1 1 5 4 2 1 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 1 2 2 1 7
6 Independiente 4 2 1 1 5 4 2 2 0 0 3 1 2 0 1 1 2 3 1 7
7 Banfield 4 2 1 1 4 3 2 1 0 1 3 3 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 7
8 Godoy Cruz 4 2 0 2 5 4 2 2 0 0 4 1 2 0 0 2 1 3 1 6
9 Atletico Tucuman 4 1 3 0 3 2 2 1 1 0 3 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 6
10 Racing Club 4 2 0 2 5 5 2 2 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 2 1 5 0 6
11 Sarmiento 4 2 0 2 5 5 2 2 0 0 4 1 2 0 0 2 1 4 0 6
12 Argentinos Juniors 4 2 0 2 4 4 2 2 0 0 4 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 6
13 River Plate 4 1 2 1 5 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 5 2 3 5
14 Colon 4 1 2 1 4 4 2 1 1 0 3 2 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 5
15 Huracan 4 1 2 1 3 3 2 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 1 1 1 3 0 5
16 Lanus 4 1 2 1 3 3 2 1 1 0 2 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 5
17 Central Cordoba SdE 3 1 1 1 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 2 3 0 4
18 Talleres Cordoba 4 1 1 2 3 3 2 1 0 1 2 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 4
19 Vélez Sarsfield 4 1 1 2 3 4 2 1 0 1 2 1 2 0 1 1 1 3 -1 4
20 Tigre 4 1 1 2 6 8 2 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 0 1 5 6 -2 4
21 Patronato 4 1 1 2 3 6 2 1 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 2 1 5 -3 4
22 Rosario Central 4 1 1 2 1 4 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 4 -3 4
23 Union Santa Fe 4 1 1 2 6 10 2 0 0 2 2 7 2 1 1 0 4 3 -4 4
24 San Lorenzo 3 0 3 0 4 4 2 0 2 0 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
25 Arsenal de Sarandi 4 0 3 1 5 6 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 4 5 -1 3
26 Defensa y Justicia 4 0 3 1 3 4 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 3
27 Barracas Central 4 0 2 2 4 7 3 0 1 2 3 6 1 0 1 0 1 1 -3 2
28 Aldosivi 3 0 0 3 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 3 -3 0

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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.