Real Garcilaso and Academia Cantolao meet at Estadio Túpac Amaru, in a match for the 10th round of the First Division. The history of recent head-to-head matches is favorable to the home team, which has 6 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 8 matches. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 19‑10‑2019, ended with the victory of Real Garcilaso by (1‑2). Despite being a match between 16th and 8th in the table, it is actually a confrontation between the 7th-ranked in home games and the 12th away.
The home team is currently in 16th position, with 6 points won, after 2 wins and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost away against Sport Huancayo by (3‑2). In the last match, they won at home against César Vallejo by (2‑1). This is a team that tends to be more competitive at home, since they won 6 points in their stadium, where they scored 5 goals and suffered 4, against only 0 points away, with 5 goals scored and 8 suffered. In the last 10 matches played at home for all competitions, Real Garcilaso won 7, drew 1 and lost 2. The team has not been very strong defensively, since they have always suffered goals in the last 6 matches, but their attack has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 5 of the last 6 matches for this competition. In 15 games, he only managed 1 comeback in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 17 home matches for all competitions: they have conceded 5 of their 10 goals between minutes (31′ ‑ 45 ‘).
Real Garcilaso and Cantalao have almost identical campaigns, but they are at different times in the Peruvian Championship. Cusco has won three of its last four matches and, in the previous round, drew away from home. The recent phase makes the club dream bigger in the competition. A victory against Academia Cantalao can leave the team close to the leaders and with a real chance of fighting for the top positions. The team must go up, trying to exploit the opponent’s weaknesses. This is a game in which Garcilaso cannot fail on all three points.
AD Cantolao :
After 3 wins and 3 losses, the visiting team is currently in 8th position, with 9 points won. In their last match, they lost away to Deportivo Municipal by (2‑0), after having won at home in the previous match, in a match against Atlético Grau, by (1‑0). This is a team that tends to be more competitive at home, as they won 3 points away and 6 in their stadium, with 2 goals scored and 5 suffered as away, against 3 goals scored and 3 suffered at home. In its last 10 away games, Academia Cantolao has recorded 2 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses. In 15 games, they suffered the first goal 6 times and only managed 1 comeback.
Cantolao is coming off a disastrous match in the last round. The team was defeated at home by 6×2. Despite this, the team runs a regular campaign. Now try to forget the shame and focus on the future. To face Real Garcilaso, look for a consistency that you have not yet found in the competition. You need to show a more ambitious football with fewer mistakes. The ideal is to score as many games as possible away from home, including the current one, but the game will be very difficult.