Football news and preview: Comunicaciones odds-on when Iztapa visit

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Competition: Guatemala Liga Nacional
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 02:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Nacional Mateo Flores (16000 seats)

2nd position in the Liga Nacional table for Comunicaciones at present, a potent achievement. The match-going ticketholders pray for more points as 7th-placed Iztapa visit Estadio Nacional Mateo Flores.

Insights:
  • Comunicaciones have the most scored goals in the second half (21) in Liga Nacional
  • Iztapa have the most conceded goals (32) in Liga Nacional

Comunicaciones have less rest than Iztapa in this fixture, as the hosts were involved in a Concacaf League game only three days ago. That game was an away game at Guastatoya, so at least Comunicaciones are thankful to return home in this one. Game on!

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Comunicaciones form and stats

21 points is a decent return from 10 Liga Nacional games here at Estadio Nacional Mateo Flores for Comunicaciones. The data says 6 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss.

A strong away win for Comunicaciones against Guastatoya the last match, as A. Lezcano were on target.

Before that, Comunicaciones played out a Liga Nacional draw 0-0 when visiting Municipal.

The match schedule is unforgiving for Comunicaciones as they have a new game in only four days, a Concacaf League match thankfully also at home. Guastatoya are visiting.

With an average of more than two goals per home game in the league (20 in 10 games), Comunicaciones's attacking play is working. From these home matches, Comunicaciones have conceded only 9 goals.

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Iztapa form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Iztapa so far with only 3 points returning home. The records show 0-3-7 (win-draw-lose). Travelling has not been lucrative for the away team as they have returned home without a win in ten away games in a row.

Iztapa won their last game, 3-2 versus Achuapa played at home.

Ahead of that match was the away draw versus Nueva Concepcion that ended 1-1.

Iztapa are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 11 away goals from 10 games (in the league). Iztapa are struggling defensively in their away games, having conceded 11 goals in these matches.

Head 2 Head

The latest logged scoreline involving both these participants is the Iztapa - Comunicaciones 1-0 played earlier this season. H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Comunicaciones three wins, six draws and Iztapa one victory. As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

IztapaC. Félix Suénaga
C. Félix Suénaga
7 goals
ComunicacionesO. Santis Cayax
O. Santis Cayax
5 goals
ComunicacionesL. García
L. García
5 goals

Comunicaciones missing players

Iztapa missing players

Comunicaciones Iztapa
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
20 10 3 Played P 3 10 20
11 6 3 Won W 0 0 7
5 3 0 Drew D 2 3 4
4 1 0 Lost L 1 7 9
35 20 7 Scored S 7 11 25
19 9 3 Conceded C 9 25 32
90% 90% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
75% 80% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 80% 60%
55% 60% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 60% 40%
30% 30% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 40% 30%
10% 10% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 67% 30% 25%
60% 70% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 70% 50%
20% 20% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 25%
30% 20% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 30% 25%
 
6.2 5.1 4.3 Corners for (avg) C F 7 5 5.5
3.5 2.8 2 Corners against (avg) C A 2.7 3.2 2.9
2.1 2.1 2.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.7 1.6 1.9
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
11.4 14.5 17.7 Shots (avg) S ( 12.7 8.2 8.9
4.5 5 5.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.7 2.5 2.3
39% 40% 44% Goal Efficiency G E 64% 44% 50%
 
7 7.4 10.7 Shots against (avg) S A 12 10.7 8.9
3 2.8 2.7 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 5 4.3 3.3
Key stats in Liga Nacional this season:
  • Comunicaciones have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Comunicaciones have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Comunicaciones have the fewest clean sheets (2) at home in Liga Nacional
  • Comunicaciones have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (7) in Liga Nacional
  • Comunicaciones have the fewest matches under the total-line (6) in Liga Nacional
  • Comunicaciones have the most matches over the total-line (11) in Liga Nacional
  • Comunicaciones have the most scored goals in the second half (21) in Liga Nacional
  • Comunicaciones have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Iztapa have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Iztapa have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Iztapa have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Iztapa have the most conceded goals (25) away in Liga Nacional
  • Iztapa have the most conceded goals (32) in Liga Nacional
  • Iztapa have yet to win a game away.
  • Iztapa haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Antigua GFC 20 14 3 3 36 12 10 8 2 0 25 7 10 6 1 3 11 5 24 45
2 Comunicaciones 20 11 5 4 35 19 10 6 3 1 20 9 10 5 2 3 15 10 16 38
3 Cotzumalguapa 20 8 10 2 27 24 10 4 5 1 15 12 10 4 5 1 12 12 3 34
4 Municipal 20 9 6 5 28 15 10 6 3 1 18 7 10 3 3 4 10 8 13 33
5 Malacateco 20 9 5 6 30 21 10 7 1 2 20 8 10 2 4 4 10 13 9 32
6 Xelaju 20 7 6 7 17 22 10 6 3 1 12 3 10 1 3 6 5 19 -5 27
7 Iztapa 20 7 4 9 25 32 10 7 1 2 14 7 10 0 3 7 11 25 -7 25
8 Guastatoya 20 5 6 9 16 21 10 4 4 2 12 10 10 1 2 7 4 11 -5 21
9 Coban Imperial 20 5 5 10 19 25 10 3 3 4 9 9 10 2 2 6 10 16 -6 20
10 Solola 20 4 7 9 17 31 10 2 3 5 9 16 10 2 4 4 8 15 -14 19
11 Achuapa 20 3 7 10 11 21 10 3 2 5 5 9 10 0 5 5 6 12 -10 16
12 Nueva Concepcion 20 4 4 12 11 29 10 4 4 2 9 7 10 0 0 10 2 22 -18 16

Read more about Liga Nacional

Liga Nacional de Fútbol de Guatamala (National football league of Guatemala) is the top level of Guatemalan football. It was formerly known as Liga Mayor “A”. It was founded in 1919. The league has twelve teams meeting each other twice in two stages, Apertura and Clausura.