COMER. UNIDOS VS SPORT HUANCAYO PREVIEW & PREDICTION
Comerciantes Unidos and Sport Huancayo meet forces, in a match for the 2nd round of the First Division. The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the home team, which in the last 8 matches won 4, tied 1 and lost 3. The last direct match between these two teams, on 10-30-2017, ended with the victory of Comerciantes Unidos for (2-1). Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.
The home team comes to this second day after a victory in its premiere in the league, against Ayacucho, by (1-2). 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 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses in away matches; against 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses at their stadium. For the championship, Comerciantes Unidos won 6 points out of 21 possible points, after 2 wins and 5 losses in the last 7 home matches. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 15 matches in this competition, they only got 2 comebacks in the 11 games in which they suffered the first goal.
The Opening began very well for the Merchants, because despite having debuted outside the home managed to win, and now hopes to achieve good results. Throughout the competition will try to show determination and quality, whether playing at home or not, it will be necessary to score as many games as possible to have a good campaign. On this day it is clear that he has conditions to beat and he will try, so from the initial minutes he will try to impose himself so as not to let the opponent play. For this game the coach Rolando Chilavert should bring to the field what is best available.
The away team comes to this 2 nd game after a draw in its premiere in the league, against Real Garcilaso by (1-1). 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 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses in away matches, with 19 goals scored and 25 conceded; against 8 wins, 6 draws and 1 loss at their stadium, with 31 goals scored and 17 conceded. In the last 8 away league matches Sport Huancayo has a record of 3 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses, so they have won 10 points out of 24 possible. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 7 of the last 8 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 17 matches in this tournament, they suffered the first goal 10 times, but got the comeback by 5.
The good performance presented in the Summer Tournament was not enough for Sport Huancayo to conquer the title, because in the final he ended up defeated, something he has not overcome. In the Apertura the team will not want to let the title escape again and will fight from the start to have a good campaign, so it wants to recover the points that it lost at home in the premiere. It is evident that his duel will not be easy and he will need a lot of concentration, but if he has a good performance and does not make mistakes, he will be able to win naturally. For this game coach Marcelo Grioni will have to bring to the field what he has of the best available.
PREDICTION: Over 2.5 goals @ 1.64