Sao Paulo vs Universidad Catolica Prediction & Match Preview

Copa Sudamericana 2022 Predictions by LeagueLane

Sao Paulo vs Universidad Catolica
Copa Sudamericana
Date: Friday, 08 July 2022
Kick-off at 01:30 UK / 02:30 CET
Venue: Estadio do Morumbi

Sao Paulo had an unimpressive start to this Serie A season. They have changed it further by trying to record positive outcome consistently ending up in sealing drawn outcomes mostly. However, they are currently inside the safe zone spot of the league table.

Meanwhile, Universidad Catolica had an average start to the past Primera Division season. They turned disappointing further recording winless outcomes in the competition to occupy the third spot. Their hopes of claiming the top spot ended up long before reaching the final phase of the league.

The first leg of this Sudamericana playoffs clash ended up in a 2-4 win for Sao Paulo. Universidad Catolica had the home advantage, but failed to use it to the full potential. Their competitive display falls short of the Brazilian Sao Paulo and the same reflected in the first leg battle.

Anyways, Sao Paulo will have highest of spirits following a two goal lead from the away meeting and the advantage of having the home turf. We can expect them to display a super pleasant outing on Friday when they meet Universidad Catolica in the second leg.

Sao Paulo vs Universidad Catolica Head-to-head (h2h)

  • This will only be the sixth head to head encounter between these two outfits.
  • Both teams to score option landed in four of the total 5 h2h clashes between them.
  • Sao Paulo are yet to record a defeat against Universidad Catolica.

Sao Paulo vs Universidad Catolica Prediction

When looking at the recent home recordings of Sao Paulo, we can see them recording unbeaten displays mostly. They are unbeaten in nine of the past 10 home outings across all competitions.

On the other side, Universidad Catolica is not having a decent form on road. Their recordings are displeasing of late. They lost three of the past 4 on road affairs across all competitions.

Also, Sao Paulo possesses a decent head to head stats against Universidad Catolica. Hence, we back Sao Paulo to seal a win from this fixture to advance it further.

Sao Paulo vs Universidad Catolica Betting Tips

  • HT/FT: sao Paulo @2.30 (13/10).
  • BTTS @ 2.20 (6/5).
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