Estadio Regional Calvo y Bascuñán: Antofagasta vs Unión Española Primera Division preview

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Competition: Chile Primera Division
Competition: Thu 17.September
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Regional Calvo y Bascuñán (21178 seats)

A key match in Primera Division as both teams are battling for the top positions. With Antofagasta in 5th position and Unión Española placed 2nd, this promises to be an exciting meeting. Read on to find out more!

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.

It's quite the trip for Unión Española when visiting Antofagasta as the cities are 1300 kilometers apart.

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Antofagasta form and stats

Antofagasta have collected 6 points from their Primera Division home games so far after 1-3-1. Three draws from their last three home games means a steady supply of points here at Estadio Regional Calvo y Bascuñán, but a victory now would be sweet for Antofagasta.

Antofagasta drew their last game, 0-0 away at Everton (placed 12th). Preceding that game was the home draw versus Audax Italiano that ended 2-2.

Antofagasta are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 7 goals in 5 games. On the other hand, Antofagasta have conceded 7 goals.

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Unión Española form and stats

The visitors are W3-D0-L1 on the road this term. That's in the Primera Division. It’s been three wins in a row for Española on their travels, an amazing performance which inspire hopes of making this one the fourth consecutive victory.

Española go into this game after a win, the home game against Santiago Wanderers that ended 2-1. Preceding that game was the away victory against Univ. Concepción with the score of 3-2.

The travelling fans enjoy Unión Española's attacking play in away games, having scored 7 goals in 4 league matches away. 4 goals have been conceded by Española in these games.

Head 2 Head

Last ten meetings between the teams: Antofagasta won zero, Unión Española won three and seven draws. four games with over 2,5 goals, six matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Unión EspañolaC. Palacios Ferreira
C. Palacios Ferreira
5 goals
AntofagastaE. Bello Gil
E. Bello Gil
4 goals
Unión EspañolaM. Dávila Carvajal
M. Dávila Carvajal
4 goals

Antofagasta missing players

Unión Española missing players

Antofagasta Unión Española
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
10 5 2 Played P 2 4 10
4 1 0 Won W 1 3 6
5 3 1 Drew D 0 0 2
1 1 1 Lost L 1 1 2
15 7 4 Scored S 1 7 20
9 7 5 Conceded C 1 4 14
80% 80% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
60% 80% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 50% 80%
50% 60% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 50% 60%
40% 40% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 50% 40%
10% 20% 50% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 25% 30%
50% 80% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 70%
50% 20% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 25% 20%
20% 20% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 25% 10%
 
5 6 6.5 Corners for (avg) C F 3.5 5 5.7
4.7 3.4 3 Corners against (avg) C A 5 3.8 3
1.9 1.4 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.5 2.5 2.4
1 1 1 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
125 82 34 Total Shots T S 29 54 153
46 27 12 Shots on Target S O 12 24 66
33% 26% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 8% 29% 30%
Key stats in Primera Division this season:
  • Antofagasta have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Unión Española haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Unión Española is in the best form (5-1-0)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Universidad Católica 10 8 1 1 23 9 4 3 0 1 10 5 6 5 1 0 13 4 14 25
2 Unión Española 10 6 2 2 20 14 6 3 2 1 13 10 4 3 0 1 7 4 6 20
3 Unión La Calera 10 6 2 2 14 10 5 3 2 0 8 4 5 3 0 2 6 6 4 20
4 Universidad Chile 10 5 4 1 20 10 5 2 3 0 10 3 5 3 1 1 10 7 10 19
5 Antofagasta 9 4 4 1 15 9 5 1 3 1 7 7 4 3 1 0 8 2 6 16
6 Audax Italiano 10 4 4 2 17 13 5 3 1 1 9 5 5 1 3 1 8 8 4 16
7 Palestino 10 4 4 2 10 10 5 2 3 0 6 4 5 2 1 2 4 6 0 16
8 Curicó Unido 10 5 1 4 7 14 5 4 0 1 4 2 5 1 1 3 3 12 -7 16
9 Huachipato 10 4 2 4 13 14 5 3 1 1 7 6 5 1 1 3 6 8 -1 14
10 Cobresal 10 3 4 3 15 14 5 2 2 1 8 4 5 1 2 2 7 10 1 13
11 Deportes Iquique 10 3 2 5 11 16 5 2 1 2 4 8 5 1 1 3 7 8 -5 11
12 Everton 9 2 4 3 6 8 4 2 1 1 3 2 5 0 3 2 3 6 -2 10
13 Santiago Wanderers 10 3 1 6 14 19 5 1 1 3 7 10 5 2 0 3 7 9 -5 10
14 Colo-Colo 10 2 2 6 12 15 5 1 1 3 7 8 5 1 1 3 5 7 -3 8
15 Univ. Concepción 10 1 5 4 13 17 5 1 1 3 7 10 5 0 4 1 6 7 -4 8
16 O'Higgins 10 2 2 6 10 15 5 1 0 4 6 10 5 1 2 2 4 5 -5 8
17 Coquimbo Unido 10 2 2 6 7 16 5 2 1 2 4 6 5 0 1 4 3 10 -9 8
18 La Serena 10 1 2 7 9 13 5 1 1 3 6 6 5 0 1 4 3 7 -4 5

Read more about Primera Division

The Chilean Primera División is the top level league of the football pyramid in Chile. It is also known as the Campeonato AFP PlanVital, a sponsorship name. The league has 16 teams playing a season from February to December, split into Apertura (“opening”) and Clausura (“closing”) tournaments.