Group B Matchday 2 of 6
Club Nacional de Football vs Independiente Medellin
Estadio Gran Parque Central, Montevideo, Uruguay
In the upcoming fixture of the Copa Libertadores, Matchday 2, Nacional will be hosting Independiente Medellin at the Estadio Gran Parque Central in Montevideo. The upcoming Copa Libertadores outing will mark the first ever meetup between these two sides. Nacoinal will be confident at home, whereas Medellin will be a bit reserved in playing away from home. Continue reading to find out more about the Uruguayan and Colombian sides in action.Receive Your Welcome Bonus!
Club Nacional de Football - Coming off a Win Over Fenix in the Primera Division (WDWLW)
Going in the matchup, Club Nacional is coming off a win against Fenix (4-0), in which Fabian Noguera and Ignacio Ramirez scored goals. Ignacio Ramirez was spot-on with his unbelievable hattrick, which gave Nacional an unsung advantage. In the last five matches played, Nacional has won three, drawn and lost one fixture. Talking about goal scoring, Nacional has scored 9 goals, averaging 1.80 goals per game. Against the scoring average, Nacional has conceded 3 goals at an average of 0.60 goals. Carrying the momentum forward Emmanuel Gigliotti and Francisco Ginella will look to take on the pace and keep on the scoring.
Expected Opening Lineup for Club Nacional de Football
Sergio Rochet; Leandro Lozano, Fabian Noguera, Marcos Montiel, Camilo Candido; Yonathan Rodríguez, Francisco Ginella, Alfonso Trezza, Federico Martínez; Franco Fagundez, Emmanuel Gigliotti.
Independiente Medellin - Coming off a Win Against Independiente Medellin (WWLDD)
Going in the matchup, Independiente Medellin is coming off a win against Bucaramanga (1-2), in which Edwin Cetre and Diber Cambindo scored goals. In the last five matches played, Medellin has won and drawn two matches each from the last five played. Talking about the scoring, Medellin has scored 8 goals, averaging 1.60 goals per game. Medellin did start the journey with a draw against Internacional (1-1) but will be in pursuit of claiming the three important win points. Luciano Pons and Diber Cambindo are the ones who are able to add value to the goal scoring attack of Medellin.
Expected Opening Lineup for Independiente Medellin
Luis Vásquez; Jordy Monroy, Victor Moreno, Andrés Cadavid, Daniel Londoño; Daniel Torres, Jaime Alvarado, Emerson Batalla; Edwuin Cetré, Luciano Pons, Diber Cambindo.
Expert Betting Tips
With the momentum being shifted in the home side’s favor, Nacional will be looking to maximize their home advantage. Medellin has conceded just 5 goals in the 5 matches played, averaging 1.00 goals per game. Therefore, Nacional is likely to dominate and win. The match total is likely to be over 2.5 goals, as the last matches of the two competing teams resulted in a total of over 2.5 goals. I am predicting a final scoreline of 2-1 at the end of 90 minutes of play.
- Independiente Medellin to Win for 1.83
- Total Over 2.5 for 2.21
- Both Teams to Score - Yes for 2.01