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Deportes Tolima vs Cortulua Prediction & Betting tips
Deportes Tolima and Cortuluá measure their strength at Estadio Manuel Murillo Toro in a match for the 9th day of the First A. The record of direct matches of the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, who in the last 5 games won 2, tied 2 and lost 1. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 11-03-2017, ended with a draw for (2-2). The home / off condition deserves particular attention, since despite this being a match between the 16th and 6th of the league table, it is actually a clash between the 7th placed in home games and the 7th as a visitor.
Deportes Tolima :
The home team is currently in 16th place, with 8 points conquered, after 7 victories, 7 draws and 14 defeats. In the penultimate game, won at home against Atletico Huila by (1-0). In the last game, he lost out against the Once Caldas by (2-1). This is a team that is usually more competitive at home, having won 8 points in their stadium, where they scored 23 goals and suffered 11, against only 0 points out, with 8 goals scored and 27 suffered.
For this competition, he did not lose at his stadium 10 games ago. In their games for the league at home the most frequent final result to the rest was the 1-0 (6 in 14 parties). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition, reason why it has not been very strong defensively. In 28 matches in this competition, he only achieved 1 comeback in all 12 matches in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 14 home games for this competition there is 1 period highlighted: he suffered 7 of his 11 goals in the minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Tolima is making a little more than average campaign in the Colombian championship and knows that if he intends to raise in the standings he will need to improve his performance, otherwise he will once again make a weak campaign. By playing at home, the team hopes to find the way to the victories, so their initial idea is to add up the three points, but also is aware that for that to happen you will need to correct mistakes and have enough attention, since your opponent is In a better situation. For this match the coach Jose Hernandez must take to the field what he has of the best available.
After 8 wins, 8 draws and 12 losses, the away team is currently in 6th place with 14 points. In his last game, he won the Rionegro Eagles home (1-0), after in the previous game having won away, in a match against Atletico Bucaramanga, by (0-1). This is a team that is usually more competitive at home, having won 5 away and 9 points in their stadium, with 15 goals scored and 20 suffered as a visitor, against 12 goals scored and 17 conceded at home. For the championship, the Cortuluá conquered 12 points in 30 possible, after 3 victories, 3 ties and 4 losses in the last 10 parties that disputed like visitor. In their games for the league at home the most frequent final result to the rest was the 0-0 (6 in 14 parties). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches, reason why it has not presented great solidity defensive, But its attack has marked regularly, since it marked goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 28 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 17 times and only achieved 1 comeback. In the last 14 home games for this competition there is 1 period highlighted: he suffered 8 of his 20 goals in the minutes (61’-75 ‘).
The Cortuluá, unlike the Apertura, has managed to make a good campaign so far and is within the qualifying zone to the next phase, so much that its intention is to remain where it is. Of course, at this point it is important to score, even away from their domains, so the minimum you expect in this game is a draw, but that does not mean that you will stop fighting for victory. For this match coach Jaime de La Pava should not take to the field what is best available.
Deportes Tolima vs Cortulua head to head matches
11.03.17 LA Cortulua Deportes Tolima 2 : 2
14.09.16 LA Deportes Tolima Cortulua 0 : 2
09.04.16 LA Cortulua Deportes Tolima 3 : 1
03.10.15 LA Deportes Tolima Cortulua 2 : 0
11.04.15 LA Cortulua Deportes Tolima 1 : 1