Melgar vs Atlético PR Predictions and Tips

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Melgar

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Athletic PR


Match preview and best betting tip:

Melgar will play at home, so he wants to show quality football. The visitors will try to surprise the hosts, so we wait for one team to leave for the game. It is usually a frenetic game with great attack movements. We bet that both balance the networks.

Betting tip

Do both teams score? Yes

Odd 1.90

Prediction

Melgar and Athletico PR meet at the National Stadium in Lima, in a match for the South American Bridgestone Cup (Group Stage). These two teams have never played before, so this will be their first head-to-head match. In this match home advantage can play an important role, as both teams have significant differences in the results obtained at home and away.

Melgar analysis

The home team comes to this 3rd round of the Group in 1st position, with 6 points won, after 2 victories. In his debut he beat the Metropolitanos by (2-3). In matchday 2, they beat Aucas at home by (2‑0). This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when it plays against its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 5 victories, 4 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 21 goals scored and 23 received, against 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses at home, with 25 goals scored and 14 conceded. Melgar won 6, drew 1 and lost 3 of the last 10 home games.

For this competition, record a sequence of 4 wins in the last matches. The defensive solidity has not been his strong point, since he has conceded goals in 3 of the last 4 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he has scored at least one goal in each of the last 4 games of this competition . In 15 games he has managed to overcome the score in 2 of the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Melgar is the great surprise of the group, since they managed to win their first two games with authority. However, the litmus test will be in this round, as the Athetico Paranaense is the favorite to advance to the stage. The Brazilian team is also 100% and plays a very strong defensive game, without offering spaces for the rival’s infiltration. It will be an additional challenge for your figureheads.

Atlético public relations analysis

After 2 victories, the visiting team reaches this 3rd round in the 2nd position of Group D, with 6 points won. The previous round, they beat Metropolitanos at home by (1‑0), after in the first match of this group stage they won by (0‑1) against Aucas. This is a stronger team when they play in their stadium, since in the last 30 games they have registered 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In their last match, against Paranaense, they lost against Azuriz by (1‑0). In the last 10 away matches, Athletico PR won 3, tied 2 and lost 5. Their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to score in 7 of the last 10 matches. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, as 14 of the last 31 matches have ended with Under 1.5 goals and 20 out of 31 have ended with Under 2.5 goals. In 15 games, he only managed 1 return on the scoreboard in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.

The Paraná team have done their part so far, but there is no point leaving with a negative result from Peru. The tendency is to play a game within its characteristics, setting up two compact defensive lines and going into the game with ball possession and close sectors. In strategic terms, even a draw will not be bad, but it is undeniable that he has qualities for more than that.

Betting tip

Do both teams score? Yes

Odd 1.90


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