First Round Leg 2 of 2
Club Nacional vs Sport Huancayo
Estádio Defensores del Chaco, Asunción, Paraguay
In the upcoming scheduled fixture of Copa Libertadores, Nacional will take on Sport Huancayo at the Estádio Defensores del Chaco in Paraguay. With division league matches in play, Nacional and Sport Huancayo will be coming off decent match practices. However, the certain lead advantage will be with Sport Huancayo, as it leads (1-2) from the leg 1 match. Nacional has a decent record at home in Paraguayan fixtures, hence, we are likely to expect a high profile encounter between the two. With numerous changes to Nacional’s squad, much will depend on Coach Pedro’s selection and team’s unity.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Club Nacional - Secured a Win Against General Caballero JLM (WLWDL)
Going in the matchup, Club Nacional is coming off a win against General Caballero JLM (0-1), in which Willian Candia scored the only goal for Nacional in the 28th minute of play. Learning from the past mistakes, Nacional will look to overcome from the defeat in Leg 1 and settle the scores. In the previous encounter, Feliciano Breizuela scored the only goal for Nacional against Sport Huancayo. With a 4-1-4-1 formation, Nacional will be backing Edgardo Orzusa to continue dribbling and creating goal scoring chances subsequently. If we talk about Nacional’s overall form in Libertadores, it has won four of its last six fixtures in Libertadores at home, however, the form in recent 2 games in Libertadores hasn’t been quite satisfactory. With Nacional playing at home, one thing is clear that the home side will be scoring as it has done in its last 12 Libertadores appearances at home. With 6 goals scored in the last 5 matches all across all competitions, Nacional averages 1.2 goals per game.
Sport Huancayo - Back in Action After a Break of 7 Days (WWWLL)
Extending the Peruvian match form in the upcoming fixtures, Sport Huancayo did extremely well to win (2-1) against Nacional a week back. Carlos Escobar and Ronal Huaccha were spot on in the 52nd and 95th minute of play. With Donald Millan playing at right wing, Sport Huancayo is likely to convert opportunities in reasonable goals. In the last outing, Sport Huancayo managed a 78% possession and 4 shots on target. Moving forward to the stats part, Huancayo has seen over 2.5 goals in its last three outings. Hence, Sport Huancayo will be prepared for a well-matched high scoring encounter. With three consecutive wins under the belt, Huancayo is likely to travel confidently in the away fixture.
Expert Betting Tips
Going in the match, Sport Huancayo carries a three match win streak, whereas Nacional is coming off a win from Paraguay Primera Division. I am predicting a 2-0 or 2-1 scoreline, as Nacional have a decent track record playing at home in Libertadores. We can see a tie on aggregate (3-3).
- Total Over 2.5 for 1.85
- Both Teams To Score - Yes for 2
- Correct Score 2-1