Superliga match prediction: Little separates Patronato and Gimnasia La Plata in quality

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Competition: Argentina Superliga
Competition: Sun 11.April
Match begins: 17:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Presbítero Bartolomé Grella (22000 seats)

Patronato hope to sell some tickets for this game even though the season has been rough so far with 3 points and a 13th position in the Superliga table. Visiting Gimnasia La Plata holds 8th place with 10 pts.

Insights:
  • Patronato have the fewest scored goals (6) in Superliga
  • Gimnasia La Plata have yet to win a game away.

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Patronato form and stats

Overall Superliga stats at home this season for Patronato, who have the fewest scored goals (6) in Superliga, are 1-0-3 (wins-draw-losses).

Patronato drew their last game, also a home match. Lanus (after extra-time, 4-3 on penalties) (placed 2nd) was the opponent, 2-2 the score. Previous to that game, a Superliga home match hosting Aldosivi in a game that was won 2-0.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Patronato have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found 14 matches with the results: Won five, drawn six and lost three.

Patronato have scored 2 goals here in 4 league matches, a depressing statistic. Patronato have only conceded 3 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Gimnasia La Plata form and stats

0 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss. That’s the product of Gimnasia La Plata playing as the away team in the Superliga this season. Visiting Gimnasia has seen their last two away games both end with a tied score and one point each.

Gimnasia failed to get anything from their last game, a Superliga home match vs Lanus (placed 2nd) that ended with defeat 2-4. Ahead of that match was the away draw versus Huracan that ended 1-1.

As you can tell from the result, the match against Lanus was as crazy as a clown in a village circus. Great fun for the neutral supporter with 6 goals, will the fun continue today?

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 14 similar matches played by Gimnasia La Plata in our archives, and the results are: three wins for Gimnasia La Plata, five draws and six defeats.

Gimnasia have scored 4 goals on their travels this season, from 4 away games in the league. As opposed to that, Gimnasia have seen the ball go into their own net 5 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's one Patronato victory, three draws and six Gimnasia La Plata wins. Over/under statistics; three of these games ended with three goals or more, seven matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Gimnasia La PlataB. Alemán Athaydes
B. Alemán Athaydes
3 goals
PatronatoO. Paz Benítez
O. Paz Benítez
2 goals
Gimnasia La PlataL. Licht
L. Licht
2 goals

Patronato missing players

Gimnasia La Plata missing players

Patronato Gimnasia La Plata
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
8 4 1 Played P 1 4 8
1 1 0 Won W 0 0 2
0 0 0 Drew D 1 3 4
7 3 1 Lost L 0 1 2
6 2 0 Scored S 1 4 12
13 3 1 Conceded C 1 5 10
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
38% 25% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 75% 88%
25% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 25% 38%
25% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 25% 25%
25% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 12%
25% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 75% 62%
12% 25% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 25%
62% 75% 100% Failed to Score F T 0% 25% 12%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.1 2.5 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.2 1.8
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
8.6 9.2 11 Shots (avg) S ( 8 9.8 10.1
3.5 3 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 4 4.1
21% 17% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 25% 36%
Key stats in Superliga this season:
  • Gimnasia La Plata have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Gimnasia La Plata have yet to win a game away.
  • Gimnasia La Plata haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Patronato have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Patronato have the fewest scored goals (6) in Superliga
  • Patronato have the fewest scored goals in the first half (2) in Superliga
  • Patronato have the most conceded goals in the second half (9) in Superliga
  • Patronato haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Patronato is in the worst form (1-0-5)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Velez Sarsfield 8 6 1 1 13 10 4 3 0 1 7 8 4 3 1 0 6 2 3 19
2 Lanus 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 Huracan 8 1 6 1 9 9 3 0 3 0 2 2 5 1 3 1 7 7 0 9
10 Atletico Tucuman 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

Read more about Superliga

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.