Superliga match preview: River Plate versus Colón

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Competition: Argentina Superliga
Competition: Mon 12.April
Match begins: 00:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti (14000 seats)

A key match in Superliga as both teams are battling for the top positions. With River Plate in 3rd position and Colón placed 1st, this promises to be an exciting meeting. Read on to find out more!

Insights:
  • River Plate have the most scored goals in the first half (7) in Superliga
  • Colón have the most scored goals (15) in Superliga

There haven't been much time to rest for the hosts, as they played a Copa Argentina match only four days ago. That game was an away game at Atletico Tucuman, so at least River are thankful to return home in this one. Game on!

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River Plate form and stats

The story so far in the Superliga for River Plate at their home stadium (Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti) is 1 win, 1 draw and 1 defeat.

River haven't scored a league goal since they found the net 222 minutes ago. R. Borre scored that one. Nothing to worry about in defence for River Plate, as their goalkeeper Franco Armani has completely shut out the opponents for 194 minutes in the Superliga.

A strong away win for River against Atletico Tucuman the last match, as F. Girotti (2) were on target. A 0-0 draw away in the Superliga before that, with Arsenal de Sarandi the opponent.

The hosts are favourites to win this game, with an estimated chance of about 55-60% of that outcome. Earlier River matches with similar probabilities have ended with one win, two draws and two defeats (from five games).

River has scored 3 league goals at home this season, in 3 matches. Defensively River have been outstanding, conceding less than half a goal on average per home game in the league (1 in 3 games). For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Colón form and stats

The visitors, who have the most scored goals (15) in Superliga, are W4-D0-L0 on the road this term. That's in the Superliga.

Colón delivered a 0-0 draw playing at home against Argentinos Juniors (placed 9th) in their previous match; a Superliga game. Before that one, a nice away victory 3-1 at Platense.

Looking at the earlier recent performances of Colón when being an outsider away as they are today, we find one match with the visitors losing zero times, drawing one and winning zero games.

Colón create on average more than 2,5 goals per away game (in the league) all by themselves, having scored 11 goals in 4 travels. Colón are tight as a drum on their travels, having allowed the opposition only 1 goal away.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last six matches): River two wins, three draws and Colón one victory. As for goals, two matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

RiverR. Borré Amaury
R. Borré Amaury
5 goals
ColónL. Rodríguez
L. Rodríguez
5 goals
River PlateM. Suárez
M. Suárez
3 goals

River Plate missing players

Colón missing players

River Plate Colón
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
8 3 0 Played P 2 4 8
3 1 0 Won W 2 4 6
3 1 0 Drew D 0 0 2
2 1 0 Lost L 0 0 0
12 3 0 Scored S 5 11 15
5 1 0 Conceded C 0 1 2
75% 67% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 75%
50% 33% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 75%
38% 33% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 75% 50%
12% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 25% 12%
12% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
38% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 25% 25%
50% 67% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 75% 75%
38% 67% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 25%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.2 1.7 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.2 2.4
1 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
12.9 11.3 0 Shots (avg) S ( 10.5 12 10.6
5.4 4 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.5 6.2 4.6
28% 25% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 45% 44% 41%
Key stats in Superliga this season:
  • All of Colón's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Colón have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Colón have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Colón have scored at least twice as many goals away as River Plate have scored home.
  • Colón have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Colón have the fewest conceded goals (1) away in Superliga
  • Colón have the fewest conceded goals (2) in Superliga
  • Colón have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (1) in Superliga
  • Colón have the most clean sheets (6) in Superliga
  • Colón have the most points (12) away in Superliga
  • Colón have the most scored goals (11) away in Superliga
  • Colón have the most scored goals (15) in Superliga
  • Colón have the most scored goals in the second half (11) in Superliga
  • Colón have the the best goal difference (+10) away in Superliga
  • Colón have the the best goal difference (+13) in Superliga
  • Colón have won all their away games so far.
  • Colón haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Colón is in the best form (4-2-0)
  • River Plate have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • River Plate have the most scored goals in the first half (7) 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 Colón 8 6 2 0 15 2 4 2 2 0 4 1 4 4 0 0 11 1 13 20
2 Banfield 8 3 4 1 10 7 5 2 2 1 6 5 3 1 2 0 4 2 3 13
3 River Plate 8 3 3 2 12 5 3 1 1 1 3 1 5 2 2 1 9 4 7 12
4 Estudiantes 8 3 3 2 12 8 4 1 1 2 2 5 4 2 2 0 10 3 4 12
5 Central Cordoba SdE 8 3 3 2 12 10 4 0 2 2 2 6 4 3 1 0 10 4 2 12
6 Racing Club 8 3 3 2 8 8 4 2 1 1 6 6 4 1 2 1 2 2 0 12
7 San Lorenzo 8 3 2 3 8 10 5 2 1 2 6 8 3 1 1 1 2 2 -2 11
8 Godoy Cruz 8 3 2 3 13 17 3 1 0 2 4 9 5 2 2 1 9 8 -4 11
9 Argentinos Juniors 8 3 1 4 7 8 4 2 0 2 5 5 4 1 1 2 2 3 -1 10
10 Rosario Central 8 2 3 3 8 12 4 2 2 0 8 6 4 0 1 3 0 6 -4 9
11 Aldosivi 8 2 2 4 11 12 4 1 1 2 6 5 4 1 1 2 5 7 -1 8
12 Platense 8 2 2 4 5 10 4 0 1 3 2 7 4 2 1 1 3 3 -5 8
13 Arsenal de Sarandi 8 0 2 6 4 17 4 0 2 2 0 7 4 0 0 4 4 10 -13 2

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.