Gimnasia La Plata and Patronato meet at Estadio Juan Carmelo Zerillo, in a match for the 1st day of the Super League. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which registers 2 wins and 1 draw in the last 3 matches. However, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 08‑02‑2020, in a match for the Superliga that ended in a draw (1‑1). The goals of the match were scored by P. Goltz (5 ‘), for Gimnasia La Plata, and G. Ávalos (85′), for the Board of Trustees. In this match, the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Gimnasia La Plata :
This is the first match in this edition of the home team’s competition, which finished the previous edition in 19th position. This is a team that curiously has been stronger as a visitor than in their home games, since in the last 30 games they have registered 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses in his stadium. In the last match they played, for the Superliga, they lost to Boca Juniors away by (1‑0). In its last 10 home games, Gimnasia La Plata has registered 3 victories, 2 draws and 5 defeats. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 11 of their last 22 matches have ended with Under 1.5 goals and 16 out of 22 have ended with Under 2.5 goals. In 15 games, they suffered the first goal 7 times and only managed 1 comeback. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 14 home matches for all competitions: they have scored 4 of their 8 goals between minutes (46’ ‑ 60 ‘).
Gimnasia La Plata knows that it needs to show more determination in this championship, as it has been missing on the field and in front of its fans. Therefore, you will have to look for the rating and you are in a group where it is possible. Therefore, it will be necessary for each game to be a decision, as it is important to obtain good results. So, you have to get to the debut focused on all three points.
The visiting team makes its debut in this edition of the event after having finished the last season in 20th position. This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 1 victory, 5 draws and 9 losses as a visitor, with 12 goals scored and 26 suffered; against 6 victories, 4 draws and 5 defeats in his stadium, with 17 goals scored and 18 suffered. The team comes to this match after a away loss against Defensa y Justicia by (2‑0). In the last 10 away matches played for all competitions, the Board of Trustees tied 4 and lost 6. Their defense has not been very solid, since they have conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, but their attack has scored regularly, since who have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, they suffered the first goal 9 times and never managed to come back. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 13 away matches for all competitions: they have scored 4 of their 10 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
It is difficult to say whether the Board will qualify or not, however, the certainty remains, is that it must present a different football in the competition. Like his opponent, he must also show growth, even more if he wants something bigger in the competition. Therefore, against an opponent who is going through a similar moment, you can take a little more risk and try to win.