Colombia Categoria A
Apertura Matchday 14 of 20
Deportivo Cali vs Union Magdalena
Estadio Deportivo Cali, Colombia
In the upcoming fixture of the Colombia Categoria A, Matchday 14, Deportivo Cali will take on Union Magdalena at the Estadio Deportivo Cali. With Cali playing at home, the upcoming matchup will be an important one for the home side. According to the table standings of today, Deportivo Cali stands 20th with just a win and 9 points, whereas Union Magdalena stands at the 17th spot with just 2 wins and 13 points. Deportivo Cali and Union Magdalena last played against each other in August 2022 and the match resulted in a high scoring draw (2-2). Continue reading to find out more about the contest and likely outcomes.Receive Your Welcome Bonus!
Deportivo Cali - Coming off a Clean Sheet Defeat Against Medellin (LDWLW)
Going in the matchup, Deportivo Cali is coming off a defeat against Independiente Medellin (3-0), in which Jhon Vasquez, Jose Caldera, Kevin Velsaco, and Fabry Castro failed to score or make an impact. Deportivo Cali has failed to score in 7 of the last 13 matches this season, which is why the struggling period is prominent. In the last five matches played, Deportivo Cali has scored just 3 goals, averaging 0.60 goals per game. With a goal scoring average of 0.70 in the last 10 home matches, Cali might struggle. However, the home advantage and support swing the result in their favor.
Expected Opening Lineup for Deportivo Cali
Kevin Dawson; Aldair Gutiérrez, Kevin Riascos, Germán Mera, Brayan Montaño; Jimmy Congo, Rafael Bustamante; Juan Cordoba, Andrés Arroyo, Daniel Mantilla; Gustavo Ramírez.
Union Magdalena - Coming off a Defeat Against Deportivo Pereira (LDWWW)
Going in the matchup, Union Magdalena is coming off a defeat against Deportivo Pereira (0-3), in which Ricardo Marquez missed a goal scoring opportunity on penalty in the 29th minute. Claudio Rodriguez did made changes to the lineup by introducing James Castro, Gonzalo Lucero, and Isaac Camargo. In the last 10 matches played, Union Magdalena has scored with a goal scoring average of 0.50 goals. Compared to the scoring average, Union Magdalena’s conceding average is 1.70 goals. Hence, the visiting side will need to control opposition’s attack. With Meija, Gonzalez, and Castro in the opening lineup, Union is likely to have the upper hand against Union.
Expected Opening Lineup for Union Magdalena
Ramiro Sánchez; Jermein Peña, Eder Munive, Nicolás Gil, Brayan Correa; Gianfranco Baier, Alexander Mejía, Jairo Palomino, Joel Contreras; Ricardo Márquez, Wilder Guisao.
Expert Betting Tips
Going in the matchup, it’s clear the two sides are struggling and the upcoming matchup could be a very balanced encounter between the two. Considering the game form of the two teams, Union has won three of its last five matches played. Hence, the upcoming matchup could result in Union’s favor with a win or the match to end in draw. The match total is expected to be under 2.5 goals, as Union and Cali have struggled while scoring.
- Double Chance - Draw or Union Magdalena for 2.30
- Both Teams To Score - No for 1.65
- Gustavo Ramirez To Score A Goal At Any Time - Yes for 2.88