Columbia Categoria Primera A
Apertura Matchday 17 of 20
America de Cali vs Deportivo Cali
Estadio Pascual Guerrero, Cali, Colombia
In the upcoming fixture of the Columbia Categoria Primera A, Matchday 17, America de Cali will come head-to-head with Deportivo Cali at the Pascual Guerrero Stadium. America de Cali’s going strong into the match, standing 6th on the points table with 25 points and 7 wins, while Cali is standing at the 15th spot with 18 points and 4 wins. In the 26 matches played between the two, Deportivo Cali leads the win count by (10-9), while 7 fixtures have ended in a draw. In the upcoming fixture, America de Cali has the home advantage and will be playing more competitively, looking to even out their head to scores with Cali.Receive Your Welcome Bonus!
America de Cali - Lost to Millonarios in the Last Outing (LWDLD)
Going in the matchup, America de Cali is coming off a high-scoring contest against Millonarios (4-3), which resulted in a draw. Facundo Suarez scored goals in crunch instances, whereas Daniel Quinones scored the 3rd one in the 93rd minute of play. However, Millonarios managed to pile up a competitive lead that America de Cali couldn’t counter. With the likes of Leys, Quintero, Ramos and Suarez in the lineup, Cali will be warming up to win at home against Deportivo Cali. In the last five matches played, Cali has managed to secure just a win and has two defeats and two draws. Talking about the overall goal-scoring form of America de Cali, it has scored 7 goals, averaging 1.40 goals per game. Against the scoring average, Cali has conceded 9 goals, which is certainly on the higher side. Hence, Cali will have to minimize its scoring average as the season continues.
Expected Opening Lineup for America de Cali
Diego Novoa; Esneyder Mena, Brayan Córdoba, John García, Edwin Velasco; Juan Portilla, Darwin Quintero, Franco Leys, Andrés Sarmiento; Adrián Ramos, Facundo Suárez.
Deportivo Cali - Coming off a Win Against Junior FC (WWWLD)
Going in the matchup, Deportivo Cali is coming off a win against Junior FC (3-2), in which Kevin Velasco scored two and Jefferson Diaz scored the third one in the 58th minute of play. With the likes of Gutierrez, Castro, Diaz, and Mantilla in the lineup, Deportivo Cali will be hoping for a robust performance. In the last match against Junior, Cali had 7 shots on target and just 2 keeper saves. Deportivo Cali has registered three consecutive wins, which makes them likely to upset America de Cali at home. In the last away match against Alianza Petrolera, Cali registered a comfortable win in a clean sheet. With 8 goals scored in the last five matches played, Cali averages 1.60 goals per game. Against the scoring average, Cali has conceded 6 goals, averaging 1.2 goals per game.
Expected Opening Lineup for Deportivo Cali
Kevin Dawson; Aldair Gutierrez, Kevin Riascos, German Mera, Juan Jose Tello; Rafael Bustamante, Fabry Castro, Kevin Velasco, Andres Arroyo, Daniel Mantilla; Kevin Viveros.
Expert Betting Tips
America de Cali will be looking to start the upcoming fixture with a balanced lineup, as in previous matches, America de Cali has struggled to maintain consistency. In the last eight outings against Deportivo Cali, the hosts haven’t lost at home. Deportivo Cali will be looking to upset the home side and claim three important win points. I am backing America de Cali to make a reasonable comeback and score at least 2 goals. In the last two fixtures, Cali has successfully scored 2 or more goals. I am predicting a final scoreline of 2-1.
- America de Cali to Win for 1.85
- Correct 2-1 for 12.00
- Both Teams to Score - Yes for 2.05