Football tips: River Plate vs Progreso - predictions and betting guide

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Competition: Uruguay Primera Division
Competition: Sat 12.June
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Parque Federico Omar Saroldi (6000 seats)

River Plate welcome Progreso for another interesting Primera Division fixture here at Parque Federico Omar Saroldi.

Insights:
  • River Plate have the most scored goals in the second half (6) in Primera Division

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

There's local pride at stake here, as these teams are practically neighbours. Expect lots of passion from both players and supporters.

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River Plate form and stats

River Plate have only played one Primera Division game here so far, a win. Last season their home statistics were 3 wins, 3 draws and 2 defeats from 8 matches.

Happy days for River Plate in their previous game, a Primera Division match away at Cerro Largo (placed 9th) that ended with a 4-2 victory. As you can tell by the result above, the goals flowed freely in the previous game and the stadium rocked. Could there be another goal fest today? What a game it was for M. Arezo when beating Cerro Largo, applying the finishing touch to three goals!

Before that, River played out a draw 0-0 when visiting Deportivo Maldonado.

The manager G. Díaz Domínguez will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Sud América in only three days.

Early season league goal statistics from River Plate's 1 home game: 3 goals, 2 conceded.

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Progreso form and stats

Progreso are doing rather OK so far in their away games in the Primera Division, having played 2 games and collected 2 points (0 wins, 2 draws and 0 losses). Visiting Progreso has seen their last two away games both end with a tied score and one point each.

Progreso failed to get anything from their last game, a Primera Division home match vs Liverpool (placed 1st) that ended with defeat 1-3.

A 0-0 draw at Cerrito's stadium before that.

After this away game Progreso return home for a Primera Division game against Cerro Largo. That game is only three sleeps after this.

Progreso have the goal stats of 0-0 (for/against) from 2 business trips in the league at this early stage of the season.

Head 2 Head

Last ten meetings between the teams: River won five, Progreso won two and three draws. eight games with over 2,5 goals, two matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

River PlateD. Arezo Martínez
D. Arezo Martínez
3 goals
River PlateT. Borbas
T. Borbas
2 goals
RiverF. Bonifazi Castro
F. Bonifazi Castro
1 goals

River Plate missing players

Progreso missing players

River Plate Progreso
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
4 1 0 Played P 0 2 4
2 1 0 Won W 0 0 0
1 0 0 Drew D 0 2 2
1 0 0 Lost L 0 0 2
8 3 0 Scored S 0 0 2
7 2 0 Conceded C 0 0 6
75% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 50%
75% 100% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 50%
75% 100% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 50%
75% 100% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 50%
50% 100% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
75% 100% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 50%
25% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 100% 50%
25% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 100% 50%
 
3.8 3 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 4.5 6.2
6.2 3 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 5 4.8
3 3 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 3.5 3.8
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
8.5 7 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 10 11
4.2 5 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 2.5 5
47% 60% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 10%
Key stats in Primera Division this season:
  • River Plate have the most scored goals in the second half (6) in Primera Division
River Plate Last season Progreso
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
37 19   Played P   18 37
12 5   Won W   7 10
11 8   Drew D   3 11
14 6   Lost L   8 16
50 27   Scored S   25 45
49 27   Conceded C   26 52
95% 95%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 92%
86% 89%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   78% 73%
51% 47%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   61% 57%
24% 37%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   33% 30%
11% 16%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   11% 8%
62% 68%   BTTS BTTS   67% 57%
19% 16%   Clean Sheets C S   11% 22%
24% 21%   Failed to Score F T   22% 30%
 
5.1 4.9   Corners for (avg) C F   5.7 5.6
4.4 5.2   Corners against (avg) C A   4.8 4.6
3 3.2   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.7 2.3
5 1   Red cards R C   5 8
 
8.8 8.7   Shots (avg) S (   10.2 9.6
3.9 3.8   Shots on Target (avg) S O   4.2 4.3
35% 37%   Goal Efficiency G E   33% 28%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Liverpool 4 3 0 1 12 6 1 1 0 0 3 0 3 2 0 1 9 6 6 9
2 Nacional 4 3 0 1 7 4 2 1 0 1 2 2 2 2 0 0 5 2 3 9
3 Wanderers 4 2 2 0 2 0 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 8
4 Plaza Colonia 4 2 1 1 5 3 2 1 0 1 2 2 2 1 1 0 3 1 2 7
5 River Plate 4 2 1 1 8 7 1 1 0 0 3 2 3 1 1 1 5 5 1 7
6 Sud América 4 2 1 1 3 2 2 1 1 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 7
7 Peñarol 4 1 3 0 5 2 2 1 1 0 5 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 3 6
8 Torque 4 2 0 2 4 3 2 1 0 1 2 1 2 1 0 1 2 2 1 6
9 Cerro Largo 4 2 0 2 7 9 2 1 0 1 5 5 2 1 0 1 2 4 -2 6
10 Cerrito 4 1 2 1 4 4 2 1 1 0 3 1 2 0 1 1 1 3 0 5
11 Deportivo Maldonado 4 1 2 1 4 4 2 0 1 1 2 4 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 5
12 Fenix 3 1 1 1 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 3 2 1 4
13 Rentistas 4 1 0 3 2 7 3 0 0 3 0 6 1 1 0 0 2 1 -5 3
14 Progreso 4 0 2 2 2 6 2 0 0 2 2 6 2 0 2 0 0 0 -4 2
15 Villa Espanola 3 0 1 2 2 5 2 0 1 1 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 -3 1
16 Boston River 4 0 0 4 4 10 2 0 0 2 2 4 2 0 0 2 2 6 -6 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Liverpool 15 10 4 1 34 13 6 4 2 0 15 9 9 6 2 1 19 4 21 34
2 Peñarol 15 8 5 2 20 12 6 2 2 2 8 7 9 6 3 0 12 5 8 29
3 Torque 15 7 5 3 30 14 7 2 3 2 8 5 8 5 2 1 22 9 16 26
4 Nacional 15 7 5 3 19 16 8 3 3 2 12 12 7 4 2 1 7 4 3 26
5 Plaza Colonia 15 7 4 4 28 16 8 6 1 1 17 2 7 1 3 3 11 14 12 25
6 Boston River 15 7 1 7 23 26 8 4 0 4 14 14 7 3 1 3 9 12 -3 22
7 Fenix 15 5 7 3 25 24 9 3 5 1 17 14 6 2 2 2 8 10 1 21
8 River Plate 15 5 4 6 19 23 8 3 3 2 12 12 7 2 1 4 7 11 -4 21
9 Deportivo Maldonado 15 4 6 5 21 27 8 2 2 4 11 14 7 2 4 1 10 13 -6 18
10 Wanderers 15 3 6 6 22 31 7 2 2 3 11 17 8 1 4 3 11 14 -9 18
11 Cerro Largo 15 4 4 7 15 17 7 2 3 2 7 7 8 2 1 5 8 10 -2 16
12 Progreso 15 5 3 7 17 22 7 0 3 4 4 12 8 5 0 3 13 10 -5 15
13 Danubio 15 4 3 8 17 23 8 2 1 5 6 14 7 2 2 3 11 9 -6 15
14 Cerro 15 3 5 7 16 21 8 1 3 4 7 10 7 2 2 3 9 11 -5 14
15 Defensor Sporting 15 2 8 5 15 21 8 1 4 3 8 13 7 1 4 2 7 8 -6 14
16 Rentistas 15 2 4 9 12 27 7 2 0 5 5 9 8 0 4 4 7 18 -15 10

Read more about Primera Division

The Liga Profesional de Primera División is the highest football league in Uruguay. It was founded in 1900 and turned professional in 1932. The league has 16 teams and play a season from February to November, divided into three parts: Torneo Apertura, Torneo Intermedio and Torneo Clausura.