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The first two rounds of the Copa Sudamericana showed that Group C will be a very closed group. Universidad Catolica must beat Banfield to keep on the playoff battle, will the Argentines fail?
Universidad Catolica vs Banfield: predictions, betting tips, and picks
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- Match Result: Banfield to Win @ 3/1 (4/))
- Total Goals: Over 2.5 @ 11/10 (2.10)
- Both Teams to Score: Yes @ 10/11 (1.92)
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing. We recommend checking with the bookmaker before placing the bet.
Universidad Catolica to win
On the one hand, the Ecuadorian team has won its last two home games convincingly. On the other hand, the Argentinians have lost in their last two visits.
This makes us think that Universidad Catolica will get its first win in the continental tournament.
Over 2.5 Goals
The home side has improved their play since their last defeat to Santos in the previous Copa Sudamericana matchday. In fact, in the last three matches, Universidad Catolica has scored eight goals but has not been able to keep a clean sheet on any occasion.
With these stats, we can expect a goal-fest in this matchday.
BTTS – Yes
Banfield has failed to score goals in three of their last six games, two games were away. However, their next challenge will be against a very attack-minded team that tends to leave a lot of space in the defensive zone.
That is why we expect both teams to be able to score at least one goal in this thrilling matchup.
Universidad Catolica vs Banfield Preview: can the host trash Banfield?
After a poor start in Copa Sudamericana, Los Camaratas took 6 points out of 9 in the Ecuadorian league. In their last match, Universidad Catolica beat Técnico Universitario 4-1 at the Atahualpa stadium.
With this latest win, the home side is in fourth place after 10 matchdays in Ecuadorian First Division.
In the last round of the Argentinean league, Banfield visited the Marco Bielsa stadium, where they lost 1-0 to Newells Old Boys. El Taladro played with one player less since the 40th minute of the first half after Gregorio Tanco was sent off.
With this defeat, El Taladro has compromised their qualification to the fourth place and must now win their last two games and hope that their direct rivals do not score.
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Most common questions for Universidad Catolica vs Banfield
When is the match scheduled? The match will take place on 28 April 2022 at 02:30 CET.
Who is the host? Universidad Catolica is the host at Olimpico Atahualpa in Quito, Ecuador
Who is the bookmakers’ favourite to win? The more probably winner is Universidad Catolica