Belgrano vs Patronato
Competition: Argentina Superliga
Date: 9 March 2019
Kick-off: 01:10 CET
What a game… Belgrano sit 24th in the promedio table, below the relegation line, three points behind Patronato, 22nd in the table, the first team right above the relegation zone. With this in mind, you realize how important this game is for both teams. It’s not a final, it’s not a game without tomorrow, but if Belgrano lose, they’ll be after at a super difficult position, needing a… particular combination of results in the last three matches (fighting to avoid relegation). Last weekend they drew without goals at Rosario Central, their sixth draw in a row(!), five of which had no goals(!!). Six matches in 2019, six points, one goal scored, just one conceded, but if they are to climb up above the relegation line, they need to win games, not just draw.
Patronato took perfect advantage of the fact that Huracán had their mind on their Copa Libertadores debut, and beat them 1-0 at home last weekend, thanks to a Federico Bravo header in the 56th minute. Huge victory, absolutely huge victory, as it pulled them out of the relegation zone. San Martín San Juan drew, meaning that Patronato are now 22nd in the “promedio” table, one point ahead of San Martín, and three above Belgrano, who also drew last weekend. Patronato want to… be in control of the situation when they host Argentinos Juniors on the last day of the Superliga. Most probably, Argentinos will be safe by then, the game will be in Paraná, so if they reach the last day sitting above the relegation line, they feel their mission will be very close to getting accomplished.
Previous five matches:
Rosario Central vs Belgrano 0-0
Belgrano vs San Lorenzo 0-0
San Martin Tucuman vs Belgrano 0-0
Belgrano vs Boca Juniors 1-1
Argentinos Juniors vs Belgrano 0-0
Patronato vs Huracan 1-0
Tigre vs Patronato 2-1
Patronato vs Aldosivi 0-0
Estudiantes vs Patronato 1-0
Patronato vs Atletico Tucuman 3-0
Belgrano are visiting Racing next weekend. Patronato will be hosting Defensa y Justicia (both Superliga matches).
Belgrano vs Patronato: Head to head Stats
Two draws between these two in Córdoba the last two years. Before 2017, Belgrano hadn’t hosted Patronato since 2011 (2-1).
Belgrano vs Patronato: Prediction
I don’t trust Belgrano to win the game, no matter how desperate they are.
Belgrano vs Patronato: Betting Tips
Patronato’s double chance is at 1.70. Combined with “under 2.5 goals” it pays 2.30.