Estadio Marcelo Bielsa
In the upcoming fixture of Argentina Primera División, Newell’s Old Boys will face San Lorenzo at Estadio Marcelo Bielsa in Rosario. The home side head here after grabbing a draw (1-1) away against Colon. The visitors come from a win (3-0) against Sarmiento Resistencia, for the Cup, and a win (4-0) against Gimnasia La Plata in the last round of the league.
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Newell’s Old Boys (DWLLW)
Newell's Old Boys comes to this game after a disappointing draw against Colon, the last on the table. Newell's Old Boys were always the most dangerous and dominant team, but it wouldn't be enough. Colon defended very well and exploited counterattacks and set pieces, taking the lead in the 16th minute through Ibanez, from a corner. Newell's Old Boys were looking for a draw, but it was Colon who created the most danger. However, in the 69th minute, Newell's Old Boys ended up equalizing through Recalde, with a fantastic header. Fortunately for Newell's Old Boys, Colon missed a penalty. The result would end up no longer changing and Newell's Old Boys would end up giving up a disappointing draw.
More was expected in this Newell's Old Boys game, but they have been struggling in away games. But at home they tend to be very strong, with 3 wins in 4 games played at home so far, being the defeat in a cup game. In fact, in the league, Newell's Old Boys only know how to win at home, where they are very consistent offensively and defensively, with 4 goals scored and 0 conceded. They will certainly try to keep this good record at home in this next match.
San Lorenzo (WWDWW)
With another victory, San Lorenzo is currently the team in better form in the league. In the last 5 games, they haven't lost any, having an impressive record of 4 wins and a draw. With this good record, they are currently ranked 1st in the championship.
San Lorenzo have been an extremely dominant team, and in their last league game against Gimnasia La Plata, they showed just that again. They started dominant from the start, and with the expulsion of a Gimnasia La Plata player just after 16 minutes, they ended up being devastating. Close to the end of the 1st half, San Lorenzo would take the lead, in the 39th minute through Vombergar. Again at the beginning of the 1st half, San Lorenzo would score the 2-0 and would still score two more goals near the end.
San Lorenzo has been extremely devastating in recent games. It has an impressive record in the last 5 games with 10 goals scored and only 1 conceded, in the tie against Huracan. San Lorenzo will thus seek to maintain their excellent unbeaten streak in a game where they are favorites.
Expert Betting Tips
In the last 5 games between these two teams, Newell’s Old Boys has won 1, San Lorenzo has won 2, and there’s 2 draws. Goals were scored in 4 of those 5 games, with 3 games having 2 or more goals.
It’s hard to predict a winner in this matchup, due to the fine record of Newell’s Old Boys at home, but San Lorenzo is expected to at least not lose this game and maintain their invincibility.