Velez Sarsfield vs Atletico Tucuman Prediction & Match Preview

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Velez Sarsfield vs Atletico Tucuman
Argentina – Liga Profesional
Date: Saturday, 2 July 2022
Kick-off at 22:00 UK / 23:00 CET
Venue: Estadio José Amalfitani.

Round 6 of Liga Profesional is set for this Saturday as Velez Sarsfield play host to Atletico Tucuman where both these sides where both these sides are separated by 9 places and 2 points. These two teams will be seen clashing at Estadio José Amalfitani.

Velez Sarsfield will be looking for a repeat result of a 1-0 Copa Libertadores win over River Plate. From the 5 matches played so far, they drew and lost 2 games each while having won only once. The hosts now sit at the 20th spot with 5 points added to their name.

Fewer than three goals per game were seen in all of the past 6 meetings where Velez Sarsfield have taken part. They have achieved just one win since the start of the season in the Liga Profesional and has so far performed below expectations.

On the other side, Atletico Tucuman resides at the 11th position on the table with 7 points. Of the 5 matches played, they won only once while having drawn on 4 other fixtures. They remain unbeaten during the start of Liga Profesional but their tendency to draw games they should well win has cost them in all competitions this season.

In their last fixture, the visitors drew 1-1 in the Superliga tie with Godoy Cruz. A sequence of effective performances from the Atletico Tucuman defensive unit has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 4 from their past 6 clashes overall. In that time, their own forwards have managed to score 5.

Velez Sarsfield have kept a clean sheet in their last 4 home matches against Atletico Tucuman in all competitions. They also remain undefeated in 11 of their last 12 home games in Liga Profesional.

Meanwhile, Atletico Tucuman haven’t won away from home in the past 10 league games. They have also failed to score in their last 4 away matches Liga Profesional. Moreover, they have drawn 5 of their last 6 matches here.

By the looks of things, we feel that an in-form hosts will secure a win this Saturday.