Peter Green - June 20, 2022
Newells Old Boys vs Argentinos Juniors
Argentina – Liga Profesional
Date: Tuesday, 21 June 2022
Kick-off at 1:30 UK / 2:30 CET
Venue: Estadio Marcelo Bielsa.
Matchday 4 of Liga Profesional is set for this Tuesday as Newells Old Boys play host to Argentinos Juniors where both these sides are separated by 2 places and one point. These two teams will be seen clashing at Estadio Marcelo Bielsa.
Newells Old Boys are hoping to win again following their 1-0 Superliga win over Talleres. From the 3 matches played so far, they won twice and drew on one other occasion. The hosts now sit at the 3rd spot with 7 points added to their name.
Over their prior 6 fixtures, Javier Sanguinetti’s men have netted 5 times resulting in an average number of goals scored per match of 0.83. Newells Old Boys are tally on points with the top two sides and they need only a point more to takeover the top spot.
On the other side, Argentinos Juniors resides at the 6th position on the table with 6 points. Of the 3 matches played, they won twice and lost the other fixture. Coming into this gone, they picked up 8 points from the last 5 games, both home and away and they were having mixed results.
The visitors will go into this match following on from a 2-1 win against Independiente in their last game. They have been effective going forward leading up to this encounter, scoring 8 times in their last 6 matches. They also have their own issues at the back, conceding in all 6 of those same games.
Newells Old Boys have not registered a win against this visitors in their previous 3 meetings. But they come here on the back of 5 wins from their last 7 home matches
Meanwhile, Argentinos Juniors lost their last 2 away games in a row. They even lost their last away game at Estadio Marcelo Bielsa by 2-nil margin.
Considering their current home form, we envisage a narrow win for Newells Old Boys might be up for cards this Tuesday.