Primera Division match preview: Pérez Zeledón versus Cartaginés

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Competition: Costa Rica Primera Division
Competition: Sun 24.May
Match begins: 00:00 (UTC)
Venue: Polideportivo de Pérez Zeledón (6000 seats)

Pérez Zeledón and Cartaginés have both delivered a "par" performance so far, to use a golfing expression. Both hold mid-table positions in the Primera Division.

It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Zeledón and Cartaginés.

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Pérez Zeledón form and stats

The story so far in the Primera Division for Pérez Zeledón at their home stadium (Polideportivo de Pérez Zeledón) is 2 wins, 3 draws and 3 defeats.

The fans are hoping that Zeledón will strike back in this match, putting things right after the 0-1 away loss in the Primera Division game against Grecia (placed 9th). The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 1-1 versus Deportivo Saprissa.

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Zeledón as they are travelling to their away game against Guadalupe in the Primera Division. That match is three days after this one.

Zeledón are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 11 goals in 8 games. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Zeledón defense is not exactly impregnable. 15 goals conceded from 8 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Cartaginés form and stats

Playing away, Cartaginés have won 2 games, drawn 3 and suffered 3 defeats in the Primera Division this season.

Cartaginés's previous game was their home loss versus Alajuelense (0-2). Preceding that game was the away victory against Grecia with the score of 3-2.

A new game in only three days for Cartaginés, the Primera Division home match versus ADR Jicaral. Busy days.

Cartaginés have a decent goal production going in their away games, although not fantastic. In 8 league away games 9 goals have been scored. As for defending, Cartaginés rarely keep clean sheets as they have conceded 12 goals from these away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is the result when the teams met earlier this season; Cartaginés - Zeledón 0-3. H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Zeledón four wins, four draws and Cartaginés two victories. As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

CartaginésM. Hernández Campanioni
M. Hernández Campanioni
17 goals
ZeledónK. Soto Vega
K. Soto Vega
11 goals
Pérez ZeledónC. Elizondo Quesada
C. Elizondo Quesada
5 goals

Pérez Zeledón missing players

Cartaginés missing players

Pérez Zeledón Cartaginés
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
38 19 4 Played P 3 19 38
11 8 2 Won W 1 6 15
11 5 1 Drew D 1 6 10
16 6 1 Lost L 1 7 13
43 24 6 Scored S 6 22 53
59 24 5 Conceded C 5 25 55
95% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 89% 92%
74% 68% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 68% 74%
45% 37% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 47% 58%
29% 26% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 26% 32%
18% 16% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 33% 11% 16%
53% 47% 25% BTTS BTTS 100% 53% 55%
24% 32% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 26% 24%
29% 21% 25% Failed to Score F T 0% 32% 29%
 
3.7 4.2 4.8 Corners for (avg) C F 3.3 4.3 5.4
4.8 4.7 3.8 Corners against (avg) C A 7.7 5.7 4.9
3 2.6 2.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4.7 3.3 3.1
7 2 1 Red cards R C 1 4 7
 
205 117 16 Total Shots T S 21 125 303
74 42 10 Shots on Target S O 11 43 116
58% 57% 60% Goal Efficiency G E 55% 51% 46%
Key stats in Primera Division this season:
  • Cartaginés have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Pérez Zeledón haven’t played a single 0-0 game at 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 Deportivo Saprissa 15 10 3 2 29 14 7 5 2 0 16 6 8 5 1 2 13 8 15 33
2 Alajuelense 16 9 5 2 33 16 8 6 2 0 22 6 8 3 3 2 11 10 17 32
3 Herediano 15 6 8 1 27 15 8 4 3 1 22 13 7 2 5 0 5 2 12 26
4 Guadalupe 16 6 6 4 21 18 8 5 2 1 12 3 8 1 4 3 9 15 3 24
5 ADR Jicaral 15 6 4 5 19 17 8 5 2 1 16 10 7 1 2 4 3 7 2 22
6 Cartaginés 16 6 4 6 22 27 8 4 1 3 13 15 8 2 3 3 9 12 -5 22
7 San Carlos 15 5 5 5 29 28 7 2 4 1 10 9 8 3 1 4 19 19 1 20
8 Pérez Zeledón 15 4 4 7 19 26 8 2 3 3 11 15 7 2 1 4 8 11 -7 16
9 Grecia 15 4 3 8 20 28 7 2 2 3 5 10 8 2 1 5 15 18 -8 15
10 Limón 16 4 2 10 14 19 8 2 1 5 6 8 8 2 1 5 8 11 -5 14
11 Santos de Guapiles 15 3 5 7 22 28 8 3 2 3 14 11 7 0 3 4 8 17 -6 14
12 UCR 15 3 3 9 17 36 7 3 2 2 10 9 8 0 1 7 7 27 -19 12