Sporting Cristal fights Deportivo Municipal in Primera Division battle

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Competition: Peru Primera Division
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 22:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Alberto Gallardo (11600 seats)

It's still early in the Primera Division season, but we are learning more and more about the teams. Here is the Sporting Cristal - Deportivo Municipal preview!

This should be an interesting game with lots of spark and energy as both teams are well rested since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

This pitch has grass, which is not Deportivo Municipal's usual surface at their own ground. When playing on grass Deportivo Municipal have performed like this: Played 38 matches resulting in 10 wins, 10 draws and 18 defeats with the goal stats 43-61 (scored/conceded).

These teams are so close in distance that this match is special, a derby with local pride the main prize.

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Sporting Cristal form and stats

Sporting Cristal have played 1 Primera Division games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 1-0-0 (wins-draws-losses).

Defensively the home team are doing well, with their goalkeeper Alejandro Cristoph Duarte Preuss not having conceded a league goal in 310 minutes.

It's back home for Cristal, who return with a good feeling about themselves after beating Alianza Universidad away with the result 3-0. Omar Merlo, Washington Corozo and Nilson Loyola found the net in that victory. Before that game, the 1-0 home victory against Sport Boys.

Sporting Cristal has scored 1 goal so far and conceded 0 goals from 1 home game. These are numbers from the league only.

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Deportivo Municipal form and stats

R. Meza was the last player to score for the away team. Deportivo Municipal haven't scored a league goal in the last 200 minutes.

The manager F. Navarro Monteiro was unhappy after their last game, a Primera Division match played at their home ground Estadio Municipal Iván Elías Moreno. Municipal suffered a 0-4 loss to Cesar Vallejo (placed 2nd). Preceding that, the 0-1 home loss versus Sport Huancayo.

Deportivo Municipal lost the plot completely in their previous game, as mentioned above. They need to recover quickly from that 0-4 beating and focus on this one.

Head 2 Head

As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's six Cristal victories, two draws and two Deportivo Municipal wins. Over/under statistics; four of these games ended with three goals or more, six matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

CristalO. Merlo
O. Merlo
2 goals
Sporting CristalC. Gonzáles Crespo
C. Gonzáles Crespo
2 goals
Sporting CristalN. Loyola Morales
N. Loyola Morales
1 goals

Sporting Cristal missing players

Deportivo Municipal missing players

Sporting Cristal Deportivo Municipal
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
3 1 0 Played P 0 0 2
3 1 0 Won W 0 0 0
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
0 0 0 Lost L 0 0 2
8 1 0 Scored S 0 0 0
0 0 0 Conceded C 0 0 5
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 100%
67% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 50%
67% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 50%
33% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 50%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
100% 100% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 100%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
3 5 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 0.5
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
13.3 6 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 0 8
5 3 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 0 2.5
53% 33% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 0%
Sporting Cristal Last season Deportivo Municipal
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
33 16   Played P   14 28
19 9   Won W   5 6
10 5   Drew D   5 12
4 2   Lost L   4 10
68 24   Scored S   18 29
37 15   Conceded C   16 38
94% 94%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 93%
82% 75%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   71% 71%
55% 44%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   36% 32%
33% 19%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   21% 21%
30% 12%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   14% 14%
73% 62%   BTTS BTTS   71% 61%
21% 31%   Clean Sheets C S   14% 18%
12% 12%   Failed to Score F T   14% 29%
 
0 0   Corners for (avg) C F   0 0
0 0   Corners against (avg) C A   0 0
2.7 3.1   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.7 3
8 3   Red cards R C   4 8
 
12.6 11.6   Shots (avg) S (   9.3 10.2
5.5 4.6   Shots on Target (avg) S O   4 4.2
37% 33%   Goal Efficiency G E   32% 24%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Sporting Cristal 3 3 0 0 8 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 7 0 8 9
2 Cesar Vallejo 3 2 0 1 7 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 7 2 4 6
3 Sport Huancayo 2 2 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 6
4 Alianza Universidad 3 2 0 1 2 3 2 1 0 1 1 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 -1 6
5 Sport Boys 3 1 0 2 5 6 2 1 0 1 5 5 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 3
6 Real Garcilaso 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
7 Deportivo Municipal 2 0 0 2 0 5 2 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 -5 0
8 Deportivo Binacional 3 0 0 3 2 10 1 0 0 1 0 4 2 0 0 2 2 6 -8 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.