Superliga game guide: Estudiantes vs Newell's Old Boys

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Competition: Argentina Superliga
Competition: Sat 25.June
Match begins: 21:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Jorge Luis Hirschi

Newell's Old Boys have come here for an interesting fight against the home team Estudiantes. Read up on the match with this full Superliga preview!

Insights:
  • Estudiantes have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Newell's Old Boys have the fewest conceded goals (1) in Superliga

This promises to be an appealing match with lots of spark and excitement as both contenders are well refreshed since they last ran out on the pitch. Get ready!

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Estudiantes form and stats

OK but not perfect. That could be the conclusion for Estudiantes's two home games in the Superliga so far this season, having collected 4 points here at Estadio Jorge Luis Hirschi.

Estudiantes lost their last game at Independiente (placed 6th) after a 1-2 scoreline. Midfielder Pellegrini was the best player on the team with a rating of 7.41 (out of ten) in that game. Pellegrini hit two key passes and dribled past the opponent 3 of 4 times.

Ahead of that match, Estudiantes won a home game hosting Sarmiento (2-1).

The hosts are modest favourites in this match, with the bookmakers estimating the chance of a home win at about 50% +- five percent. It's interesting to look at how Estudiantes have performed under similar circumstances, so here are some numbers: When modest favourites like this (we found 15 games) they have won 9 times, drawn 6 and lost 0.

Estudiantes has scored 3 goals so far and conceded 2 goals from 2 home games. These are numbers from the league only.

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Newell's Old Boys form and stats

Newell's Old Boys are on a winning streak away after three games, as mentioned below. A maximum 6 points in the bag from 2 travels in the Superliga.

Newell's Old Boys have succeeded in guarding their own goal lately, led by their goalkeeper Ramiro Jesus Macagno. It's been 180 minutes since they last conceded in Superliga.

Ditta scored in Newell's Old Boys's previous match, the home game against Argentinos Juniors that ended 1-0. Defender Velázquez was the best team player with a rating of 7.81. Velázquez served one assist, hit one key pass and won 7 of 10 duels.

A draw for Newell's before that, at their own venue hosting San Lorenzo (0-0).

Newell's Old Boys are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is 6 wins, 5 draws and 10 defeats. From a total of 21 matches.

Newell's Old Boys have another match away from home in just three days, a Copa Argentina game against Aldosivi. A grim itinerary for them!

It's early days yet, but Newell's Old Boys has scored 3 and conceded 1 goals from their travels in the league so far (2 games).

Head 2 Head

Stats for the previous nine meetings featuring these two participants are: two wins for Estudiantes, three draws and four wins for Newell's Old Boys. Over 2,5 goals: two times; under 2,5 goals: seven games.

Top Goalscorers

EstudiantesM. Boselli
M. Boselli
11 goals
EstudiantesL. Díaz
L. Díaz
6 goals
Newell's Old BoysR. Sordo
R. Sordo
4 goals

Estudiantes missing players

Newell's Old Boys missing players

Estudiantes Newell's Old Boys
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
14 8 3 Played P 2 8 16
6 5 1 Won W 1 3 8
6 2 1 Drew D 0 2 3
2 1 1 Lost L 1 3 5
27 16 3 Scored S 3 8 17
19 8 3 Conceded C 4 11 15
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 88% 88%
93% 88% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 62% 50%
64% 62% 33% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 62% 44%
36% 25% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 25% 19%
29% 25% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
86% 75% 67% BTTS BTTS 100% 50% 31%
7% 12% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 25% 50%
7% 12% 33% Failed to Score F T 0% 38% 31%
 
4.1 3.4 2.7 Corners for (avg) C F 5 4 4.2
5.2 5.4 6.7 Corners against (avg) C A 11 5.9 5
2.3 1.8 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 5 3.6 3.2
2 1 0 Red cards R C 1 1 2
 
9.8 10 5.7 Shots (avg) S ( 11 9.6 11.4
3.8 3.8 3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.5 3.8 4.5
51% 53% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 27% 24%
 
10.9 8.9 9 Shots against (avg) S A 11.5 12.5 11.1
4.1 3.1 3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 6 5.4 4.1
Key stats in Superliga this season:
  • Estudiantes have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Estudiantes haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Newell's Old Boys have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Newell's Old Boys have the fewest conceded goals (1) in Superliga
  • Newell's Old Boys have the most points (6) away in Superliga

  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 Velez 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.