Liga Pro Ecuador
First Stage Round 13
Barcelona SC vs Emelec
Banco Pichincha Monumental Stadium, Guayaquil, Ecuador
In the upcoming fixture of Liga Pro Ecuador, First Stage Round 13, Barcelona SC will be up against Emelec at the Banco Pichincha Monumental Stadium in Guayaquil. According to the current table standings, Barcelona SC stands 3rd with 7 wins and 23 points, whereas Emelec stands 14th with just 2 wins and 10 points from 12 matches played. The two sides last played against each other in September 2022, and Emelec won (1-3). Since July 2021, Barcelona SC hasn't been able to win against Emelec, which is why the upcoming home fixture will be of high importance for Fabian Bustos and his team. Continue reading to find out more about the upcoming matchup.Grab Your Signup Bonus!
Barcelona SC - Lost to El Nacional in the Previous Outing (LLWDW)
Moving forward in the contest, Barcelona SC is coming off a disappointing defeat against El Nacional (4-1), with Francisco Fydriszewski scoring the only goal for his side. Barcelona conceded two goals in both halves, and they couldn't bounce back and score timely equalizers. In terms of recent form, Barcelona SC has produced 2 defeats, 2 wins, and a draw in the last five matches played. Despite losing the last two fixtures, Barcelona SC has scored 10 goals in the last five matches across all competitions. However, they have also conceded 8 goals, averaging 1.60 goals per game. For the upcoming home fixture, Barcelona SC will be confident as they managed to win their last two matches at home.
Expected Opening Lineup for Barcelona SC
Víctor Mendoza; Pedro Pablo Velasco, Jeison Mina Váldez, Joshué Quiñónez, Luca Sosa; Leonai, Bruno Piñatares; Segundo Portocarrero, Damián Díaz, Gabriel Cortez; Francisco Fydriszewski.
Emelec - Struggling with the Attack (DDLDD)
Though Emelec has only lost one fixture in the last five matches played across all competitions, they are struggling to maintain consistency in their attack. In their last outing in Liga Pro Ecuador, Emelec secured a draw against Guayaquil City (0-0). Emelec is currently the fourth-lowest scoring team in the league, which raises questions about the consistency of their attackers. With 4 draws and a defeat in the last five matches, Emelec will be under pressure when facing Barcelona SC. In terms of scoring, Emelec has scored 5 goals, averaging 1.00 goal per game. On the defensive end, Emelec has allowed 6 goals, averaging 1.20 goals per game.
Expected Opening Lineup for Emelec
Pedro Ortiz; Bryan Carabalí, Caín Fara, Luis Fernando León, Aníbal Leguizamón; Carlos Villalba, Francisco Cevallos, Christian Cruz; Diego Gonzalo García, Miler Bolaños; Alejandro Cabeza.
Expert Betting Tips
Despite suffering two consecutive defeats, Barcelona SC will be confident in their ability to score goals at home and win against Emelec. With 7 goals scored in their last two home matches, Barcelona SC is expected to score at least 2 goals. The total match goals are predicted to be over 2.5, and both teams are expected to score.
- Barcelona SC to Win for 1.83
- Both Teams To Score - Yes for 1.77
- Total Over 2.5 for 1.86