Defensor Sp. VS Monagas ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )™
Defensor Sp. VS Monagas ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )™

Defensor Sp. VS Monagas ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )™

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April 17, 2018 22:15 -
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PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Defensor Sp. vs Monagas

Defender and Monagas measure their strength at the Luis Franzini Stadium in a match for the Copa Libertadores de América (Group Stage). These two teams have never faced each other before, so this will be their first direct confrontation.

Defensor Sp. Team News

The home team arrive in this third round of Group 1 in 3rd place, with 1 point won, after 1 draw and 1 loss. In his debut they tied at home to the Grêmio by (1-1). In the second round, lost out to Cerro Porteno by (2-1). In the last game that disputed, for the First Division, gained to the Liverpool Montevideo at home by (1-0). In the last 10 home games the Defender has recorded 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 9 of the last 10 games, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to make it 9 out of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he managed to turn the scoring in 2 of 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Defensor Sp. vs Monagas Stats

In this round the team will have the opportunity to recover after two games have conquered only one point, as it will be facing the last placed of the group. It is worth remembering that the Defender arrives as a great favorite, because the Uruguayan team has in its history fifteen participations throughout the Continental Tournament, very different from its opponent that makes its debut in the competition. It is worth noting that playing at home for the Libertadores, in a single game played tied against the current champion of the competition, ie the Brazilian team of Grêmio. Another important fact is his great campaign in his dominions by the Uruguayan Championship, because until here, were six triumphs in seven possible, still being with a tie. In these conditions is his offensive sector that stands out, since it marks in average 2.43 goals and suffers in average 1 goal by duel. For this match the team commanded by coach Eduardo Acevedo should enter with a more offensive stance in the search for the three points. Already the highlight and main hope of goals is for the striker G. Rivero, the team’s main scorer for the Uruguayan Championship. For this match the coach must be able to count on all his main players.

Monagas Team News

After 2 defeats, the visiting team arrives in this third round in the fourth position of Group 1, without having won any point. In the previous round, he lost out to Grêmio by (4-0), after in the first match in this group stage have lost by (0-2) at home against Cerro Porteno. The team arrives in this match after a win away with Caracas by (1-2). In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Monagas won 3, drawn 2 and lost 5. The team allowed their opponents’ goals in 8 of the last 10 games, so there are defensive processes that need to be improved. In 14 games, he suffered the first goal 6 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. In the last 8 away games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: suffered 4 of his 11 goals between the minutes (76′-90 ‘).

Participating for the first time in the Continental Tournament, Monagas occupy the last position of group 1 without having won points in two duels disputed, demonstrating in this way that it still lacks baggage to be a more competitive team. It is worth remembering that playing away from home by Libertadores, in a single game played ended up being thrashed by the defending champion Grêmio by no less than 4-0, thus demonstrating all their vulnerability, ie started their campaign outside their domains of the worst possible. Another important fact is his weak campaign for the Venezuelan Championship, because at the moment figures only in the 15th place within eighteen teams. It is also worth mentioning his campaign as a visitor in these conditions, as he has encountered enormous difficulties in the search for victory, having so far only one duel over six possible, still with two draws and three defeats. Also as a negative is his offensive advantage, as he scores on average only 0.83 goals and suffers on average 1.17 goals in his clashes as a visitor. For this match the team commanded by the technician Jhonny Ferreira should adopt a strategy well defensive, aiming to be offensive in its majority majority through the counterattacks. Already the highlight of the team is striker J. Cádiz with five goals for his championship. For this match the coach counts on the return of striker Juan Vogliotti who has already completed suspension.

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