River Plate and Plaza Colonia face at Parque Federico Omar Saroldi, in a match for the 5th round of the First Division. The history of direct confrontations disputed in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 3 matches won 2 and lost 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 15‑04‑ 2017, for the First Division, the River Plate won by (3‑1). A. Rosso (47 ‘), M. Jones (63’) and M. Da Luz (90 ‘) scored the goals of the match, for the River Plate, and G. Padula (68’), for Plaza Colonia. Attention to the home factor, since the River Plate usually conquers different results at home and abroad.
River Plate :
The home team is currently in the 8th position, with 4 points won, after 8 wins, 9 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate game, he tied out against Racing by (1‑1). In the last game, he lost at home to the Boston River by (1-4). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 matches he has recorded 2 wins, 6 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. For the championship, the River Plate conquered 18 points in 30 possible, after 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in the last 10 games played in its stadium. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 games, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 26 games in this competition, he only got 2 comebacks in the 13 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The desire to make a good campaign in the Clausura is great and the River Plate will fight until the last round for it. In this match, of course, you will not have facilities, but trust your squad and what you can do. So much so that it will go after a victory, because its focus at this time is to have a satisfactory performance, since it has interests in general in the season. If you act with conviction of what you should do and show efficiency, it is clear that good things will begin to appear. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.
After 10 wins, 6 draws and 9 losses, the visiting team is currently in 2nd place, with 9 points won. In their last game, they won at Cerro Largo at home by (1‑0), after in the previous game they won out, in a match against the Danube, by (0‑1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches it records 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 17 goals scored and 22 suffered; against 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in his stadium, with 19 goals scored and 13 suffered. For the championship, Plaza Colonia conquered 15 points in 30 possible, after 4 wins, 3 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 (5 in 13 games). His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their away matches for this competition there is a tendency to have few goals, since 5 of the last 12 he played ended with less than 1.5 goals. In 25 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 10 times and never got the comeback. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 12 away matches for this competition: he scored 4 of his 11 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
The Plaza Colonia faces the difficulties of the Uruguayan championship daily and this is not good. On the other hand, this is the price you pay for being in the elite, so you must continue working. Therefore, the team wants to have a quality performance, because thus favorable results tend to appear more frequently. He will try to be regular throughout the competition, as this will be more likely to succeed in his goals. As it is at the top of the table, don’t think about losing positions. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.