Alajuelense welcomes Cibao in this Concacaf League Preliminary Round. Read on for key stats and predictions!
Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.
Alajuelense form and stats
Alajuelense have played 4 Primera Division games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 3-0-1 (wins-draws-losses). The team is able to perform also as the away side, as they are nurturing a very healthy winning streak of seven straight victories regardless of arena. Nine out of nine points from the last three home games for Alajuelense, and the home supporters are ready to scream their lungs out to keep the winning streak alive.
A strong away win for Alajuelense against Guadalupe the last match, as B. Ruiz were on target. Before that game, the 2-0 home victory against Herediano.
The match schedule is unforgiving for Alajuelense as they have a new game in only three days, a Primera Division match thankfully also at home. Perez Zeledon are visiting.
The Alajuelense fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 7 goals in 4 league matches. Alajuelense have only conceded 3 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.
Cibao form and stats
0-1-0 is the win-draw-loss statistic for Cibao in their Liga Mayor matches away. Cibao are enjoying a nice run from their away games now, having played seven in a row without losing.
Impressive finishing secured the home win 3-1 against Don Bosco Jarabacoa in their previous game. A 1-1 draw at Vega Real's stadium before that.
Cibao has another fixture away, a Liga Mayor game, against Atlantico in just three days. A tough schedule for the visitors!
Cibao have the goal stats of 1-1 (for/against) from 1 business trip in the league at this early stage of the season.
Head 2 Head
Alajuelense missing players
Cibao missing players
|96%||100%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||100%||96%|
|76%||75%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||82%||76%|
|52%||42%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||45%||44%|
|32%||25%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||9%||20%|
|12%||8%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||0%||8%|
|40%||50%||Clean Sheets||C S||36%||44%|
|24%||17%||Failed to Score||F T||0%||8%|
|0||0||Corners for (avg)||C F||0||0|
|0||0||Corners against (avg)||C A||0||0|
|2.3||1.9||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||1.6||1.9|
|5||2||Red cards||R C||0||1|
|301||155||Total Shots||T S||105||282|
|71||35||Shots on Target||S O||48||143|
|61%||69%||Goal Efficiency||G E||27%||24%|
|5||Santos de Guapiles||9||2||4||3||9||14||4||0||2||2||3||10||5||2||2||1||6||4||-5||10|
|4||Don Bosco Jarabacoa||2||0||1||1||1||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||2||0||1||1||1||3||-2||1|