Evenly matched teams: Cobreloa vs Copiapó match preview

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Competition: Chile Primera B
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Zorros del Desierto (13000 seats)

Playing at their own ground is safe and friendly for Cobreloa, but Copiapó are fully set and capable to win this one. Who wins?

Insights:
  • Cobreloa have the the worst goal difference (-11) in Primera B
  • Copiapó have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.

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Cobreloa form and stats

Cobreloa, who have the the worst goal difference (-11) in Primera B, have played 12 Primera B games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 5-2-5 (wins-draws-losses).

No payout for Cobreloa in their previous match, an away game at Deportes Iquique that ended in defeat 0-1.

Before that, Cobreloa had a home game versus Magallanes which ended with a victory 2-1.

This is expected to be a close game, with Cobreloa perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Cobreloa as a small favourite), we find seven games. Cobreloa has won three of these, drawn zero and lost four.

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Cobreloa as they are travelling to their away game against Fernandez Vial in the Primera B. That match is four days after this one.

Cobreloa are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 17 goals in 12 games. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Cobreloa defense is not exactly impregnable. 19 goals conceded from 12 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Copiapó form and stats

The visitors are W6-D2-L4 on the road this term. That's in the Primera B.

There were no winners in Copiapó's previous match, a Primera B home game that ended 1-1 vs San Marcos (placed 6th).

Ahead of that match was the victory versus Deportes Santa Cruz at their stadium, the result 2-1.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 19 similar matches played by Copiapó in our archives, and the results are: six wins for Copiapó, seven draws and six defeats.

Copiapó have scored 17 goals on their travels this season, from 12 away games in the league. As for defending, Copiapó rarely keep clean sheets as they have conceded 19 goals from these away matches.

Head 2 Head

Copiapó - Cobreloa 0-0 was the output when this pair of squads formerly played each other, some time ago this season. Head-to-head statistics (for the previous ten meetings): Cobreloa won four games, five matches ended with a tie and Copiapó managed one win. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: five / five

Top Goalscorers

CopiapóM. López
M. López
12 goals
CopiapóC. Ponce Rojas
C. Ponce Rojas
5 goals
CobreloaF. Barrientos
F. Barrientos
4 goals

Cobreloa missing players

Copiapó missing players

Cobreloa Copiapó
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
24 12 4 Played P 3 12 25
5 5 1 Won W 2 6 11
8 2 2 Drew D 0 2 9
11 5 1 Lost L 1 4 5
22 17 5 Scored S 6 17 39
33 19 4 Conceded C 7 19 31
83% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 92% 92%
62% 83% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 75% 80%
50% 67% 25% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 67% 52%
21% 25% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 25% 28%
8% 17% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 33% 25% 20%
50% 67% 50% BTTS BTTS 100% 67% 64%
25% 17% 25% Clean Sheets C S 0% 17% 24%
42% 17% 25% Failed to Score F T 0% 25% 20%
 
5.9 7.4 5.5 Corners for (avg) C F 4 3.8 4.6
4 3.8 5.8 Corners against (avg) C A 3.3 4.4 4.1
2.5 2.4 3.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.3 2.1
5 3 1 Red cards R C 2 4 5
 
11.2 13.8 10.8 Shots (avg) S ( 7.7 9.6 10.4
3.7 4.1 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 3.7 4
25% 35% 31% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 39% 39%
Key stats in Primera B this season:
  • Cobreloa have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Cobreloa have the the worst goal difference (-11) in Primera B
  • Cobreloa have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • Cobreloa haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Copiapó have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Copiapó 25 11 9 5 39 31 13 5 7 1 22 12 12 6 2 4 17 19 8 42
2 Coquimbo Unido 24 10 11 3 29 18 13 6 6 1 13 7 11 4 5 2 16 11 11 41
3 Puerto Montt 24 9 11 4 25 22 12 6 5 1 16 10 12 3 6 3 9 12 3 38
4 Santiago Morning 23 9 9 5 34 27 11 3 5 3 15 12 12 6 4 2 19 15 7 36
5 Deportes Santa Cruz 25 10 6 9 29 34 12 5 2 5 16 19 13 5 4 4 13 15 -5 36
6 San Marcos 25 10 5 10 32 31 12 5 2 5 17 14 13 5 3 5 15 17 1 35
7 Deportes Temuco 24 8 9 7 32 26 13 5 6 2 20 12 11 3 3 5 12 14 6 33
8 Rangers 24 9 6 9 30 31 12 6 2 4 16 10 12 3 4 5 14 21 -1 33
9 Magallanes 24 7 10 7 28 30 12 4 4 4 16 15 12 3 6 3 12 15 -2 31
10 Deportes Iquique 25 8 6 11 43 42 12 5 3 4 26 18 13 3 3 7 17 24 1 30
11 Union San Felipe 23 8 5 10 26 32 12 4 4 4 14 15 11 4 1 6 12 17 -6 29
12 Univ. Concepcion 24 6 10 8 30 31 12 4 5 3 17 13 12 2 5 5 13 18 -1 28
13 San Luis 25 6 10 9 21 27 12 3 4 5 10 12 13 3 6 4 11 15 -6 28
14 Fernandez Vial 21 7 6 8 32 28 9 3 4 2 14 11 12 4 2 6 18 17 4 27
15 Cobreloa 24 5 8 11 22 33 12 5 2 5 17 19 12 0 6 6 5 14 -11 23
16 Barnechea 24 5 7 12 26 35 13 2 3 8 11 19 11 3 4 4 15 16 -9 22
16 Lautaro de Buin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Read more about Primera B

The Campeonato Primera B is the second level of the Chilean football league. It has 16 teams and the season runs from February to December with each team playing 30 fixtures. The winner is promoted while teams in the second to sixth place in the league table enter a promotion playoff.