Tolima Sports and Millionaires face in Manuel Murillo Toro Stadium, in a match for the 16th day of the First A. The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 6 games won 4 and tied 2. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a game at this stadium, on 21‑04-2018, for First A, Tolima Sports won by (1‑0). A. Rodríguez (45 ‘) scored the only goal of the match. Millionaires have considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so in this match the home factor can be decisive.
Deportes Tolima :
After 17 wins, 12 draws and 12 losses, the home team is currently in 11th position, with 19 points won. In their last game, they tied with Deportivo Pasto out by (0‑0), after in the previous match they won by (5-2) at home, in a match against Deportivo Cali. This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 matches it records 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 7 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In its last 10 home games for the championship, Tolima Sports won 4, drew 4 and lost 2, so it won 16 points in 30 possible. In their home league games the most frequent final result at the break was 0-0 (9 in 20 games). In 41 games in this competition, he only got 2 comebacks in the 15 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Tolima wants to improve its performance in the Clausura and at no time thinks about being out of the final phase. Expect to evolve in the coming games, trying to fight for bigger things. Of course, it is early to talk about how far you can go, so you have to bow your head and work, as there are still some games to play. No doubt a good result is what you want and you will fight hard to make this happen. In this match you need to be more consistent, so as not to run the risk of being eliminated early. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.
After 22 wins, 11 draws and 8 losses, the visiting team is currently in 3rd position, with 27 points won. In their last game, they tied with Patriots Boyacá at home for (0‑0), after in the previous game they lost out, in a match against Cúcuta Deportivo, by (3‑1). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. For the championship, the Millionaires conquered 13 points in 30 possible, after 3 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 games he played as a visitor. In their matches for the league as a visitor the most frequent final result at the break was 0-0 (7 in 21 games). His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 41 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 16 times, but got the comeback in 5. In the last 20 home games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: he suffered 7 of his 19 goals between the minutes (76’‑ 90 ‘).
The Millionaires is campaigning quietly and intends to continue fighting for the title at the end of the championship. How he will play against a rival who is doing a weaker campaign knows the importance of obtaining a favorable result and to achieve this he needs to show a quality football. Therefore, the goal of the visiting team is to have a perfect performance, to achieve a positive result. As the Clausura is a very difficult competition, there are no margins for errors and this requires regular performance and results. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.