Chapecoense vs Defensa y Justicia
Date: Tuesday, 25th July 2017
Kick-off at 23:15 UK
Venue: Arena Conda (Chapeco).
The Argentine outfit Defensa y Justicia are having a fairy tale run in their first ever appearance at the Copa Sudamerciana. They eliminated Brazilian giants Sao Paulo in the previous round and sit on a narrow 1-0 lead against out Serie A team Chapecoense.
Defensa y Justicia were quite impressive this season and achieved a 10th placed finish in the Primera Division and qualified for next season’s Copa Sudamerican. In terms of form, they are on a four match winning streak and were beaten just twice in the last 17.
Meanwhile, things are not going well for the Brazilians. Chapecoense did manage 2 wins from their last 3 games, but were winless in the previous 7. Also, their recent home form is little to write about, won 2, drawn 1 and lost 3. On top of that, they conceded 11 goals during the period.
Chapecoense vs Defensa y Justicia: Head-to-head
The first leg clash that ended in a 1-0 win for Defensa is the lone meeting between the two sides so far.
Chapecoense vs Defensa y Justicia: Prediction
Chapeco are no where near the team that made a dramatic run at the competition last season. However, their home record at this competition in the last two seasons is positive. They are unbeaten in 7 games with 6 wins and 1 draw.
While, Defensa’s recent away form is quite strong. The picked up 4 wins and a draw from last six games, losing just once.
A combination of these facts clearly imply that this is going to be a tough situation to negotiate for the Brazilians.
Chapecoense vs Defensa y Justicia: Bet Tips
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