Club Atletico Penarol vs Nacional
Date: Friday, 23 July 2021
Kick-off at 1:30 UK/ 2:30 CET,
Venue: Campeon del Siglo (Montevideo).
Campeon del Siglo will pit together two Uruguay contingents in the upcoming Copa Sudamericana playoffs in the 1/8th finals. Club Atletico Penarol will play host to Nacional on Friday as the host return victorious from the first leg encounter in the tournament.
Both teams haven’t had any other major competition fixtures in their schedule since the first leg. Their previous meeting gave a 2-1 home win for Penarol.
The host has lost only one of their last ten matches in the schedule. The home team will come into the game on the back of a double win, including a 2-0 win at home against the likes of Cerrito in the previous Primera Division fixture.
In the meantime, Nacional has only two wins in their recent five fixtures in their form. The away team is on a two-game losing streak in their overall run. Their previous encounter in Primera Division was on the road and they lost to Montevideo City with a 3-0 scoreline.
Atletico Penarol vs Nacional Head-to-head (h2h)
- The visitor has recorded three of the last five overall wins.
- Only two of their recent five matches have ended in a draw.
- Their previous encounter gave a 1-2 away win for Penarol.
- Both teams have scored in three of their recent five fixtures.
Atletico Penarol vs Nacional Prediction
Penarol has only one loss in their last 15 home matches in the schedule. The host enjoys their ground advantage in the middle but they had three draws in their recent five attempts at home.
On the contrary, Nacional has only two defeats in their recent eight outings in their form. They will visit with a three-game winless run on the road. Thus, the host has an edge in the game over the guest.
Atletico Penarol vs Nacional Betting tips
Over 1.5 goals @ 1.44 (4/9).
Draw no bet: Club Atletico Penarol @ 1.57 (4/7).