Aucas and El Nacional meet, in a match for the 17 th round of the First A. The Aucas won by (1-3) last time they met in this edition of the league, on 02-15-2019. The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 6 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss in the last 11 matches. In this game the home factor may be decisive, since the Aucas presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
After 7 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses, the home team is currently in the 7 th position of the league, with 24 points won. In their last match, they lost with Emelec out by (2-1), after in the previous match they won by (1-0) at home, in a game against the University Technician. 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 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses in away matches, with 18 goals scored and 25 conceded; against 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses at their stadium, with 22 goals scored and 18 conceded. In the last 8 home matches for the championship the Aucas won 5, tied 1 and lost 2, so they won 16 points out of 24 possible. In their home matches there are a few frequent results at half-time: 1-0 (3 out of 8 matches) and 1-1 (3 out of 8 matches). The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so they have not displayed great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 16 matches in this competition, they only won 1 comeback in the 9 matches in which they suffered the first goal.
The Aucas is showing a football within its reality and if it is within the qualification zone it is by merit. The idea is to maintain this rhythm, as this will prevent the division from falling and may even fight for a place in an international competition. It is precisely because of this that he values a good performance, so he does not want to stumble in this round. The team is aware that with quality and without errors can conquer the three points. In this match the best players will be available.
After 6 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses, the away team is currently in the 9 th position of the league, with 21 points won. In their last match, they have beaten Barcelona at home (1-0), after in the previous match they have lost at home, in a match against Macará, by (1-2). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 1 draw and 10 losses in away matches, with 18 goals scored and 33 conceded; against 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses at their stadium, with 17 goals scored and 20 suffered. For the league, El Nacional won 9 points out of 21 possible points, after 3 wins and 4 losses in the last 7 home matches. In their away league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-1 (3 out of 9 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 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 16 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 5 times and never got the comeback.
The good victory of the last round may have given El Nacional a boost and is certainly a positive factor for the championship. As you need to improve your campaign, you must show more commitment and all this if you want to at least enter the qualification zone. Regularity will be fundamental in your search for an evolution and you will have to live with good results as much as possible. Therefore, he hopes to accumulate positive results and in the current round it will not be different, but he knows there will be difficulties. In this match the best players will be available.