Union vs Nacional Prediction & Match Preview

Copa Sudamericana 2022 Predictions by LeagueLane

Union vs Nacional
Copa Sudamericana
Date: Tuesday, 05 July 2022
Kick-off at 23:15 UK / 00:15 CET
Venue: Estadio 15 de Abril

Union had d decent start to this Liga Profesional season. They have played six league fixtures so far this season and have won three, drew one and lost two. Their offensive and defensive side is having an average form. They followed the above form to enter the play offs of this Sudamericana season.

Meanwhile, Nacional had an impressive start to this Primera Division games. They have opened up with positive outcomes and occupies the top spot of the league table at present. Their offensive and defensive side also have a pleasant form.

Nacional faced Union in the first leg of Playoffs fixture with home advantage. Their current form and positive spirits might have boosted them. The match ended up in a 2-0 win for them. It was their fourth consecutive clean sheet win including the three league outings so far this season.

But we can’t expect the same in the second leg as Union possesses a home advantage. They are having an unbeaten form in home matches of this Sudamericana season. By the looks of things, we expect a tight encounter between these two outfits.

Union vs Nacional Head-to-head (h2h)

  • This will only be the second head to head match between Union and Nacional.
  • Their only meeting was in the first leg of the Playoffs which Nacional won for 2-0.

Union vs Nacional Prediction

The group stage fixtures at home ended up decently for Union. They were unbeaten in each of their three Sudamericana fixtures at home. Their most recent home meeting in the competition was against the Brazilian side Fluminense which ended up in a goalless draw.

On the other side, Nacional have a disappointing on road form this Sudamericana season. They won one and lost two of their 3 on road outings in the group stage. Their defensive side have leaked goals in each of those three too.

Considering the above stats, we back union to seal a win. The margin set by Nacional in the first leg assures a highly competitive clash.

Union vs Nacional Betting Tips

  • Union to win @ 1.95 (19/20).
  • HT/FT: Union @ 3.25 (9/4).