Cerro Porteno VS Defensor Sp. ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )™
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Cerro Porteno vs Defensor Sp.
Cerro Porteno and Defensor play at Estadio General Pablo Rojas, in a Copa Libertadores game (Group Stage). There is no record of official clashes between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last confrontation was on 06-09-2005 and ended with the result: Defender (1-1) Cerro Porteno. In this match the home factor may play an important role, since the Cerro Porteno presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Cerro Porteno Team News
The home team arrives in this second round of Group 1 after a victory in their debut in this group stage, for Monagas, by (0-2). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 11 wins and 4 draws in his stadium. The team arrives at this meeting after a defeat away with Olimpia by (1-0). Cerro Porteno won 8 and drew 2 of their last 10 home games for all competitions. The team allowed their opponents to score in 8 of the last 10 games, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has scored regularly as they have managed to make it 9 out of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 5 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Cerro Porteno vs Defensor Sp. Stats
After starting on the right foot after winning the away win in the first round against Monagas, the Paraguayan team leads their group with three points earned. It is worth noting that this will be his first match against his fans for the 2018 Libertadores. Thus, it is important to watch his performance at the beginning of the Paraguayan Championship, where so far in two games he did not know defeats, having won one and tied one . In this context he presented an average of 2 goals scored and an average of 1 goal conceded, demonstrating mainly great offensive performance. Also important is that Cerro Porteño won only one duel in six disputed by the beginning of the Paraguayan Championship, having in this context found greater difficulties outside its dominions. For this match coach Luis Zebeldía is expected to line up his team in the 4-4-2, emphasizing the attackers A. Oviedo Álvarez and D. Churín, being the last, the main scorer of the team so far by the First Division with three goals scored.
Defensor Sp. Team News
The visiting team reaches this second round of Group 1 after a draw in their debut in this group stage, for Grêmio, for (1-1). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside of its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last game that disputed, for the First Division, lost with National Uruguay outside by (2-0). In the last 10 away games, Defensor has won 4, drawn 2 and lost 4. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point as he conceded in 8 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Staying in the third position after a draw in their dominions against Grêmio the team now looks for their first victory in the competition. In spite of this, this confrontation will be carried out outside its dominions, being in this context its first duel by the Liberators of 2018. Given this, it is important to observe its income outside the First Uruguayan Division of2018, where until the moment in three confrontations not yet he had won a game and lost two. His average goals scored is only 0.67 and conceded is 1.67 goals, demonstrating that it has been lacking in both sectors. Noting that the team in its early competition won three out of six games in total, however, these three wins were in the home. For this confrontation coach Eduardo Acevedo should align his team in 3-4-2-1, that is, prioritizing his defensive sector and especially the attacks by the sides. Already the most advanced should be the striker G. Rivero, a player who has scored three goals in the beginning of the Uruguayan Championship.
Cerro Porteno vs Defensor Sp. Predictions
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