River Plate and Progreso meet at Federico Omar Saroldi Park, in a match for the 1st round of the First Division. The record of recent direct confrontations between these two teams could not be more balanced, since there were 2 draws and 1 win for each team in the last 4 matches they played. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 04-20-2019, ended with the victory of Progreso by (4-0). Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.
The home team reaches this stage of the First Division (Intermediate Round), after having finished the previous qualifying phase (Opening) in the 15th position, with 14 points won. 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 1 win, 4 draws and 10 losses in away matches; against 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses at their stadium. For the league, River Plate won 12 points out of 21 possible points, after 3 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss in the last 7 home matches. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 15 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never got the comeback.
River Plate did not perform well in the Apertura and this was not good, so much so that you want an improvement in Intermediate. In this match he will certainly not have facilities, but he has confidence in the quality of his squad and in an evolution. So he will go after a victory, because his focus at this moment is to erase the weak campaign beforehand, in addition to having the general interests of the season. Now he has to concentrate on continuing his growth to have a better performance for the rest of the season. In this match the best players will be available.
The visiting team disputes this match for the First Division (Intermediate Round) after the 7th position won in the previous qualifying stage (Apertura), in which they won a total of 22 points. 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 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses in away matches, with 23 goals scored and 33 conceded; against 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 24 goals scored and 13 suffered. In the last 8 away league matches Progreso has a record of 3 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, so they have won 11 points out of 24 possible. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 6 of the last 8 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 15 matches in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The idea of Progress is to make a satisfactory campaign here in the Intermediate and will fight hard to make it a reality. Therefore, he wants to show enthusiasm and attitude, because in this way he will have regularity and achieve his goals. Even against an adversary who has his interests, the expectation is that he can get a good result, even if he knows that he may encounter difficulties. Therefore, to obtain a favorable score, you must show a high quality football and totally free of errors. In this match the best players will be available.