Colombia Categoria A
Apertura Matchday 13 of 20
Independiente Medellin vs Deportivo Cali
Estadio Atanasio Girardot, Colombia
In the upcoming fixture of the Colombia Categoria A, Matchday 13, Independiente Medellin will take on Deportivo Cali at the Estadio Atanasio Girardot. According to the current table standings, Independiente Medellin is in 14th position with 3 wins and 13 points, while Deportivo Cali is at the bottom of the table with just one win and 9 points. Cali and Medellin last played against each other in July 2022, and the match resulted in a draw (2-2).Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
In the last four matches played between the two teams, Medellin has defeated Cali once, and the other fixtures have resulted in a draw. Comparing the head-to-head stats, Medellin has scored 87 goals against Cali, averaging 1.58 goals, whereas Deportivo Cali has scored 70 goals in 55 matches at an average of 1.27 goals. Read on to find out more about the upcoming matchup.
Independiente Medellin - Coming off a Defeat Against Millonarios (LDDDW)
Going in the matchup, Independiente Medellin is coming off a close defeat against Millonarios (2-1), in which Andres Cadavid produced an engaging start with the assist made by Edwin Cetre. Moreover, Medellin failed to counter Millonarios’ attacking gameplay in the second half of play. David Gonzalez and his team will be looking forward to compensating for the last defeat and scoring significantly in the upcoming outing. Medellin is making efforts, but those efforts aren't enough to win matches comprehensively. In the last five matches played, Medellin has managed to win only one game, which was against CD Jaguares (1-0). Medellin has scored 5 goals, averaging 1.00 goal per game. Therefore, Medellin will have to score at least one or two goals to win the match.
Expected Opening Lineup for Independiente Medellin
Luis Vasquez; Jonathan Marulanda, Victor Moreno, Jhon Palacios, Daniel Londoño; Daniel Torres, Jaime Alvarado, Jordy Monroy, Felipe Pardo, Edwin Cetre; Luciano Pons.
Deportivo Cali - Coming off a Draw Against La Equidad (DWLWD)
Against La Equidad, Cali managed a goalless draw (0-0) with a 56% ball possession. With 8 shots on target and 5 shots blocked, Deportivo Cali demonstrated a decent grip over the match. With the presence of Gutierrez, Riascos, and Fabry Castro in the lineup, Cali will be looking to repeat a decent performance from the last match and at least play for another draw against Medellin. In the last five matches played, Deportivo Cali has secured two draws and two wins, including the win over Leones (2-0) in Colombian Cup Round 2. To keep themselves away from the relegation zone, Cali will have to make the most of the remaining matches in the competition.
Expected Opening Lineup for Deportivo Cali
Kevin Dawson; Aldair Gutiérrez, Kevin Riascos, Germán Mera, Juan José Tello; Fabry Castro, Rafael Bustamante, Jhon Vásquez, Kevin Velasco, Daniel Mantilla; Kevin Viveros.
Expert Betting Tips
For the upcoming matchup, Medellin will be starting as favorites for winning. Though Medellin hasn’t demonstrated the right winning attitude towards the game, they are equipped with players such as Luciano Pons, Daniel Torres, and Diber Cambindo. Considering the overall stats and Medellin’s past match form the upcoming matchup is likely to have a scoreline of 1-0 or 2-0 at the end of 90 minutes of play.
- Independiente Medellin to Win for 2.1
- Total Under 2.5 for 1.64
- Correct Score 2-0 for 9.00