Group E Matchday 2 of 6
Corinthians vs Argentinos Juniors
Neo Química Arena, São Paulo, Brazil
In the upcoming fixture of the Copa Libertadores, Matchday 2, Corinthians will be hosting Argentinos Juniors at the Neo Química Arena in Sao Paulo. With Corinthians and Argentinos Juniors starting their continental journey with a win, the upcoming matchup is likely to be much more competitive. This will be the first official meeting between the Brazilian and Argentinian teams. Corinthians and Juniors both have deficiencies in terms of available players, which is why the two teams will be preparing their best resources and lineups. Continue reading to find out more about the matchup between the two.Receive Your Welcome Bonus!
Corinthians - Coming off a Win Against Cruzeiro (WLWLW)
Like many competing teams in the circuit, Corinthians are also facing inconsistency issues. Going in the contest, Corinthians won three and lost two of the last five matches played across all competitions. In the last outing against Cruzeiro, Corinthians won (2-1), with Matheus Araujo and Roger Guedes scoring goals. With 7 shots on target and 41% ball possession, Corinthians looked in complete control of the match. With the presence of Roger Guedes, Fabian Balbuena, and Giuliano in the lineup, Corinthians will be shaping up for the fixture. When discussing game form, it is important to discuss the goal-scoring averages. Corinthians have scored 9 goals in the last five matches played, averaging 1.80 goals per game. In contrast to the scoring average, the conceding average is 1.00 goals in the last five. Fernando Lázaro will be confident in backing his boys to secure back-to-back wins in Libertadores 2023.
Expected Opening Lineup for Corinthians
Cassio, Fagner, Bruno Mendez, Gil, and Matthew Bidu; Fausto Vera and Roni; Christian Barletta, Roger Guedes, and Giuliano; Yuri Alberto.
Argentinos Juniors - Coming off a Goalless Draw Against Atletico Huracan (DWLWW)
Going in the contest, Argentinos Juniors are coming off a draw against Atletico Huracan (0-0), in which Kevin Mac Allister was issued a red card suspension. Gaston Veron, Federico Redondo, Santiago Gabriel Montiel, and Luciano Sanchez did get a chance to play, however, they were unable to score a goal. According to the current Argentinian points table standings, Juniors stand 8th with 5 wins and 18 points. Argentinos Juniors kicked off their Libertadores campaign with a win against Independiente del Valle (1-0), in which Javier Cabrera scored the only goal. In the last five matches played, Argentinos Juniors have won three, lost one, and drawn one fixture. Talking about the scoring average, Argentinos Juniors have scored 9 goals in the last 5 matches, averaging 1.80 goals.
Expected Opening Lineup for Argentinos Juniors
Federico Lanzillotta; Kevin Mac Allister, Marco Di Cesare, and Lucas Villalba; Javier Cabrera, Franco Moyano, Matías Vera, and Federico Redondo or Rodrigo Cabral; Francisco González Metilli; Gabriel Ávalos and Thiago Nuss or Gastón Verón.
Expert Betting Tips
For the upcoming Libertadores fixture, Corinthians and Argentinos Juniors both reflect similar performances and match form. Considering the scoring and conceding averages of the two, Argentinos Juniors can certainly upset Corinthians. Hence, I am predicting a win for Juniors or the match to end in a draw. Both sides are likely to score positively and Roger Guedes to score a goal at least.
- Double Chance - Draw or Argentinos Juniors for 1.80
- Roger Guedes To Score A Goal At Any Time - Yes for 3
- Both Teams To Score - Yes for 2.20