COMERCIANTES UNIDOS VS ALIANZA LIMA PREVIEW & PREDICTION
Comerciantes Unidos and Alianza Lima measure forces, in a match for the 8th round of the First Division. In the last direct match for this edition of the league, on 04-02-2018, the two teams tied (1-1). The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 9 matches won 3, tied 4 and lost 2. Attention to the house factor, since the United Merchants usually conquer different results at home and abroad.
Comerciantes Unidos :
After 2 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses, the home team is currently in the 5 th position, with 7 points won. In their last match, they won at UTC Cajamarca out by (1-3), after in the previous match they lost by (0-2) at home, in a match against the Universitario. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 1 win, 4 draws and 10 losses in away matches; against 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 home matches Universidad Comerciantes Unidos has won 4, tied 2 and lost 4. The team has not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in all of the last 6 matches they have played in this competition. This is a team that scores only few times and was only able to open the scoring in 2 of its last 15 games, of these 2 it reached the break in advantage in all and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 1. In 15 matches, only got 3 comebacks in the 13 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Merchants United intends to make a good campaign in this Summer Tournament, so, he knows that playing in his stadium, before his fans, he can not lose and he needs to show his quality in the field. As such, he hopes to play calmly and not make mistakes, because in this way it will be easier to obtain positive results and thus climb the qualifying table. For this meeting the coach Rolando Chilavert should bring to play what is best available.
After 2 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss, the away team is currently in the 3 rd position, with 9 points won. In the penultimate match, they tied in a match against Sport Rosario, by (1-1). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Universidad San Martín, by (0-0). This is a team that shows similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, as in the last 30 matches they register 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in away matches; against 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 away matches Alianza Lima has won 5, tied 2 and lost 3. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 5 of the last 6 matches for this competition.
So far the Alianza Lima is doing a relatively good campaign in the Summer Tournament, but knows that it has conditions to climb the table, since its goal is to fight for titles. The visiting team will try to score as many games as possible, even in games away from home, being that in order to achieve it they will have to have their model consolidated and they will not be able to make mistakes, because in this way they will be able to obtain good results. For this duel the coach Pablo Bengoechea must bring to play what is best available.
PREDICTION: Alianza Lima to win @ 2.15