Group F Matchday 5 of 6
Monagas SC vs Deportivo Pereira
Estadio Monumental de Maturín, Maturín, Venezuela
In the upcoming fixture of Copa Libertadores, Monagas SC will be up against Deportivo Pereira at the Estadio Monumental de Maturín in Maturín. According to the table standings of today, Monagas SC stands at the bottom of the points table with 2 draws and 2 defeats from the 4 matches played so far in the Libertadores group stage competition. On the other hand, Deportivo Pereira stands 2nd with 2 wins, a defeat, and a draw in the four matches played. If Deportivo Pereira manages to win the upcoming matchup, the table standings are likely to change with new table toppers. The last time these two sides played against each other in May this year, Deportivo Pereira won (2-1) convincingly at home. Continue reading to find out more about the upcoming matchup.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Monagas SC - Coming off a Draw Against Colo-Colo (DLLLL)
After losing four consecutive matches, Monagas SC finally managed to secure a draw against Colo-Colo (1-1). With 40% possession and a goal from Ruben Ramirez was something which will be giving Monagas reasonable confidence ahead of the upcoming matchup. In the last three home matches, Monagas SC produced 2 defeats and just a draw. In terms of scoring, Monagas has scored just 2 goals, averaging 0.40 goals per game. In contrast to the scoring average, Monagas SC has conceded 8 goals, averaging 1.60 goals per game. Though the Venezuelan club has struggled in recent fixtures, the upcoming home setting could give them an edge against Pereira.
Expected Opening Lineup for Monagas SC
Orlando Mosquera; Andrés Romero, Rubén Ramírez, Cristopher Rodríguez, Hárold Cummings, Richard Iriarte; Cristhian Rivas, Edson Castillo; David Martinez, Edanyilber Navas, Edgar Carrion.
Deportivo Pereira - Has Secured Two Consecutive Wins (WWDWW)
Juniors (1-0) at home, in which Arley Rodriguez scored the only goal with an assist made by Johan Bocanegra. Moreover, Juan Zuluaga also missed the penalty opportunity. With 4 wins and a draw in the last five matches played, Deportivo Pereira will be looking to excel on the unbeaten run. In terms of scoring, Deportivo Pereira has scored 8 goals, averaging 1.60 goals per game. Against the scoring average, Deportivo Pereira has conceded 3 goals, averaging 0.60 goals per game. Moreover, Deportivo Pereira also managed a draw in its last away outing against Junior FC (0-0). The win against Boca will still be fresh in the memory of Alejandro Restrepo and his boys. Carrying the winning momentum forward, Pereira is likely to orchestrate an attacking display against Monagas.
Expected Opening Lineup for Deportivo Pereira
Aldair Quintana; Juan Quintero, Jhonny Vásquez, Yeison Suárez; Juan Pablo Zuluaga, Yilmar Velasquez, Maicol Medina, Jimer Fory, Johan Bocanegra; Danilo Santacruz, Angelo Rodriguez.
Expert Betting Tips
With Deportivo Pereira carrying the unbeaten match form forward, the upcoming matchup is likely to have Pereira scoring at least 2 or more goals. About the final result, I am backing Deportivo Pereira to win or the match to end in a draw. If Monagas SC manages to produce a counter-attack, we could see a leveled scoreline. The match total is likely to be a shade over 2.5 goals, and both teams to score.
- Deportivo Pereira to Win for 2.30
- Both Teams To Score - Yes for 1.85
- Total Over 2.5 for 2.11