Primera Division: Melgar expected to win home game against Ayacucho

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Competition: Peru Primera Division
Competition: Mon 22.March
Match begins: 23:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Alejandro Villanueva (34000 seats)

Ayacucho have traveled here for an interesting fight against the hosts Melgar. Prepare for the match with this Primera Division preview!

Melgar have less rest than Ayacucho in this fixture, as the hosts were involved in a Copa Sudamericana game only four days ago. At least it's nice to return home after that away game at Carlos Manucci.

It's quite the trip for Ayacucho when visiting Melgar as the cities are 900 kilometers apart.

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Melgar form and stats

The home team are expected to win this game about three out of four times, according to the bookmaker odds. When checking the database for Melgar home games with this odds we find six games with a similar winning chance. Resulting in two wins, two draws and two defeats. Looking at the victories, zero matches were won by at least two goals.

Last season, Melgar's league statistics were 7 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses, resulting in a 8th position in the Primera Division. Over these 19 matches they scored 23 goals and conceded 20. Playing at home last season Melgar managed 4-3-2 (win-draw-lost) with 10 goals and 7 conceded.

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Ayacucho form and stats

You'll want to know how Ayacucho managed when outsiders such as today. Our database found two similar matches resulting in zero away wins, zero draws and two home wins.

Let's have a look at how Ayacucho performed last season in the Primera Division: They landed a 9th position in the league table after playing out 7 victories, 6 draws and 6 defeats. In total they scored 28 and conceded 21 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 3 - drew 2 and lost 4 with 14/12 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

Melgar-Ayacucho H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Melgar five wins, Ayacucho one win, four draws. five of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Melgar missing players

Ayacucho missing players

Melgar Ayacucho
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
1 0 0 Played P 0 0 0
0 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
1 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
0 0 0 Lost L 0 0 0
1 0 0 Scored S 0 0 0
1 0 0 Conceded C 0 0 0
100% 0% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 0%
100% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
100% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
5 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 0
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
12 0 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 0 0
4 0 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 0 0
25% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 0%
Melgar Last season Ayacucho
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
28 14   Played P   16 31
11 7   Won W   6 13
8 3   Drew D   4 9
9 4   Lost L   6 9
41 21   Scored S   23 45
34 16   Conceded C   18 33
89% 93%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   94% 97%
75% 71%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   75% 81%
46% 50%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   56% 48%
36% 36%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   25% 19%
14% 14%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   6% 6%
46% 36%   BTTS BTTS   62% 65%
36% 43%   Clean Sheets C S   25% 29%
29% 29%   Failed to Score F T   19% 10%
 
0 0   Corners for (avg) C F   0 0
0 0   Corners against (avg) C A   0 0
2.8 2.4   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.6 2.5
11 4   Red cards R C   1 3
 
11.9 12.4   Shots (avg) S (   10.9 11.3
4.2 4.3   Shots on Target (avg) S O   4.8 4.6
34% 35%   Goal Efficiency G E   30% 31%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Carlos Manucci 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
2 Cienciano 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
3 Melgar 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
4 Universitario 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
8 UTC Cajamarca 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
9 Academia Cantolao 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0

Read more about Primera Division

The Peruvian First Division, also known as the Primera Division or the Copa Movistar, is the top level of football in Peru. Seasons run from February to December with 18 teams playing 44 fixtures each to create a final league table. Universitario, Alianza Lima and Sporting Cristal are by far the dominant winner of this league since it was founded in 1912.