Newells Old Boys vs Union Santa Fe
Date: Monday, 28th August 2017
Kick-off at 23:05 UK / 00:05 CET
Venue: Estadio Marcelo Bielsa, Rosario.
In the opening round of Argentinean Primeira Newells Old Boys welcome Union de Santa Fe at Estadio Marcelo Bielsa in Rosario. The two sides have finished the previous season on the opposite sides of the standings, so it will be interesting to see how the hosts cope with pressure.
Newells Old Boys
The hosts are one of the few sides that are yet to start their competitive season. So far, they only faced Belgrano whom they beat 3-1, and Patronato – that match ended 1-1.
Union de Santa Fe
The away side already played their first match of the season. Following the 0-1 defeat in a club friendly by Rosario Central, Union bested Lanus on the road with 1-2. It was an unexpected result without a doubt so that outcome certainly boosted Union’s morale ahead of the first game of the season.
Newells Old Boys vs Union de Santa Fe: Head-to-head
Newells remained unbeaten in the last four matches against Union in Rosario. Back in June, the two sides collided when Union won 2-1 on the home grass. The last Union’s victory in Rosario was 15 years ago, back in 2002 season.
Newells Old Boys vs Union de Santa Fe: Prediction
The visitors will be aiming to profit from the momentum they gained in Copa Argentina duel. Newells’ usually concede at least a goal on the home turf, so we can expect a match with at least a goal on both sides. Both Teams to Score YES market pays very well in Argentinean matches, but it’s hard to find matches where the odds are incorrect. However, this is one of the few situations, and opting for BTTS is a smart choice.
Newells Old Boys vs Union de Santa Fe: Bet Tips
Correct Score Prediction: 1-1 at the odds of 6.50 @ Bet365
Both Teams to Score YES at the odds of 1.95 @ Ladbrokes.