América de Cali and Unión Magdalena face at Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero, in a match for the 24 th round of the Primera A. América de Cali won by (0-2) last time they met in this edition of the league , on 05-18-2019. The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the home team, which in the last 5 matches won 4 and tied 1. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results in house and outside.
The home team is currently in the 3 rd position, with 3 points won, after 10 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Deportivo Pasto, by (1-0). In the last match, they won in an away match against Unión Magdalena, by (0-2). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in away matches, with 19 goals scored and 14 conceded; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses at their stadium, with 19 goals scored and 12 conceded. In the last 10 home matches for the championship América de Cali won 4, tied 2 and lost 4, for which they won 14 points out of 30 possible. In their home league matches the most frequent final result at halftime was 0-0 (4 out of 11 matches). They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 23 matches in this competition, they only got 1 comeback in the 11 games in which they suffered the first goal.
The situation of América de Cali is not one of the best and the team knows that in order to continue dreaming of the final it needs to win. The idea is to get the best campaign possible and surely will not give up on that. In other words, the idea is to go to the final and give the best in the rest of the games to make it a reality. In the current round you will need a good performance in the field if you want to win, so, there are no margins for mistakes. In this match the best players that are available will go to the field.
The away team is currently in the 4 th position, without any points conquered, after 8 wins, 6 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Millonarios, by (1-0). In the last match, they lost at home against América de Cali, by (0-2). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses in away matches, with 12 goals scored and 20 conceded; against 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses at their stadium, with 22 goals scored and 20 suffered. In the last 10 away league matches Magdalena has a record of 2 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses, so they have won 9 points out of 30 possible. In the matches played outside their stadium there are some more frequent results: at the end of the first 45 ‘1-0 (4 in 12 matches) and at the end of the match 1-1 (4 in 12 matches). Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since 8 of the last 11 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 23 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 14 games in which he suffered the first goal. There have been 2 periods highlighted in the last 11 away matches for this competition: they scored 3 of their 8 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘) and 3 of their 8 goals between (46′-60’).
The struggle of the Magdalena Union in the first phase was quite complicated, but it managed to get here. On the other hand, the difficulty is weighing and the three losses he had have hurt him. Still, he wants to evolve and will fight hard for that, so at least his campaign wants to improve. That being the case, the idea is to show good football and get a positive result at the end of the 90 ‘. In this match the best players that are available will go to the field.