Group G Matchday 3
Gimnasia LP vs Goias
Estadio Juan Carmelo Zerillo, La Plata, Argentina
In the upcoming scheduled fixture of Copa Sudamericana, Matchday 3, Gimnasia LP will be up against Goias at the Estadio Juan Carmelo Zerillo in La Plata. Gimnasia LP has lost the two opening matches in Libertadores, whereas Goias has managed to get back-to-back draws and 2 points. Gimnasia LP is likely to miss out Eric Ramirez for the entire week, whereas Goias is likely to have an unchanged lineup. Continue reading to find out more about the first meeting between the two sides.Receive Your Welcome Bonus!
Gimnasia LP - Coming off a Draw Against Tigre in Primera Division (DWLLL)
After losing three back-to-back fixtures across all competitions, Gimnasia LP has managed to secure a win and a draw against Tigre. Moving forward in the fixture, Gimnasia LP will be looking to continue with the unbeaten form. When playing at home, Gimnasia LP has secured a win and a draw in the last two. Talking about the scoring, Gimnasia has scored 6 goals in the last 5, averaging 1.20 goals per game. In comparison to the scoring average, Gimnasia has conceded 10 goals, averaging 2.00 goals per game. If Gimnasia LP manages to keep the opposition to a minimum score, they might be in with a chance for winning.
Expected Opening Lineup for Gimnasia LP
Thomas Durso ; Bautista Barros Schelotto , Leonardo Morales , Felipe Sánchez , Matías Melluso ; Agustín Bolívar , Ignacio Miramón , Alan Lescano , Nicolás Colazo ; Cristian Tarragona , Franco Soldano.
Goias - Lost to Internacional in the Last Serie A Outing (LWDLW)
Going in the matchup, Goias is coming off a defeat against Internacional (1-0), in which Coach Emerson Avila didn’t invest in substitutions and had to settle for a defeat. With 2 defeats, 2 wins, and a draw in the last five matches played, Goias is likely to stick to positiveness. Talking about the previous Sudamericana fixture against Universitario, Everton Morelli, and Maguinho got their side to an extraordinary start. However, the equalizers from the other end sealed the deal with just a point. Moving forward, Goias will be looking for reinforcements in the defensive spots. Melo, Halter, and Ricardo will need to show better gameplay in upcoming fixtures. With 8 goals scored in the last 5 matches, Goias averages 1.60 goals per game. Against the scoring average, Goias has conceded 7 at an average of 1.40 goals per game. Hence, Goias reflects a decent ability to take down Gimnasia in the upcoming fixture.
Expected Opening Lineup for Goias
Tadeu ; Maguinho , Lucas Halter , Bruno Melo , Sander ; Zé Ricardo , Everton Morelli , Julián Palacios , Diego , Vinícius ; Matheus Peixoto . DT: Emerson Avila.
Expert Betting Tips
For the upcoming clash, the Argentine Club will have the predominant home advantage, whereas Goias will be looking to convert starts into wins. Considering the previous poor run of Gimnasia, I am expecting a draw, with both sides looking to score positively. The final scoreline is predicted to be 1-1, and the total to be under 2.5 simultaneously.
- Total Under 2.5 for 1.57
- Both Teams to Score - Yes for 1.98
- Full Time Result - Draw for 3.30