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Boca Juniors vs. Tucumán 9/18/2021 Argentine Primera División Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Boca Juniors clashes with Tucumán on 9/18/2021.

Boca Juniors takes on Tucumán in a Argentine Primera División match. Boca Juniors with a record of 3-6-2 this season comes into this game with a 2.0-3.0-1.0 record on the road. Tucumán is 4-3-4 this season and is 2.0-3.0-0.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Boca Juniors and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Tucumán played to a draw. While it is not a loss, Tucumán is itching for an opportunity to take advantage of their home pitch and gain a victory over Boca Juniors.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Tucumán and it is an opportunity to get rolling. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Tucumán than game on their home pitch?

The Boca Juniors Roster

The Players to Watch for the Boca Juniors

Carlos Izquierdoz DF

As a shooter, Carlos Izquierdoz had 6.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Carlos Izquierdoz has 2.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Carlos Izquierdoz has 8 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Boca Juniors teammates, Carlos Izquierdoz had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Carlos Izquierdoz has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Carlos Izquierdoz has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Argentine Primera División action.

Juan Ramírez MF

Juan Ramírez has 9.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Juan Ramírez has 1.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Juan Ramírez had 7 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Boca Juniors teammates, Juan Ramírez had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Juan Ramírez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Juan Ramírez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 20 fouls this season in Argentine Primera División action.

Marcos Rojo DF,MF

As a shooter, Marcos Rojo had 6.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Marcos Rojo has 0.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Marcos Rojo has 7 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Marcos Rojo has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marcos Rojo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marcos Rojo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Argentine Primera División action.

Luis Vázquez FW

Luis Vázquez has 15.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Luis Vázquez had 7.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Luis Vázquez had 6 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Luis Vázquez has 2 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Luis Vázquez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Luis Vázquez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Argentine Primera División action.

Norberto Briasco FW

Norberto Briasco has 5.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Norberto Briasco has 1.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Norberto Briasco had 6 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Norberto Briasco has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Norberto Briasco has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Norberto Briasco has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in Argentine Primera División action.

The Tucumán Roster

The Players to Watch for the Tucumán

Santiago Vergini DF

As a shooter, Santiago Vergini had 4.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Santiago Vergini has 0.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Santiago Vergini has 11 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Tucumán teammates, Santiago Vergini had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Santiago Vergini has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Santiago Vergini has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in Argentine Primera División action.

Cristian Erbes MF

As a shooter, Cristian Erbes had 2.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Cristian Erbes had 0.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Cristian Erbes has 8 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Cristian Erbes has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Cristian Erbes has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Cristian Erbes has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Argentine Primera División action.

Ramiro Carrera MF,FW

As a shooter, Ramiro Carrera had 22.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ramiro Carrera had 6.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Ramiro Carrera has 7 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Tucumán teammates, Ramiro Carrera had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Ramiro Carrera has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ramiro Carrera has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in Argentine Primera División action.

Leonardo Heredia FW,MF

Leonardo Heredia has 17.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Leonardo Heredia has 7.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Leonardo Heredia had 6 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Leonardo Heredia has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Leonardo Heredia has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Leonardo Heredia has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Argentine Primera División action.

Marcelo Ortiz DF

As a shooter, Marcelo Ortiz had 7.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Marcelo Ortiz has 0.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Marcelo Ortiz had 7 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Marcelo Ortiz has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marcelo Ortiz has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marcelo Ortiz has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Argentine Primera División action.

Boca Juniors Team Stats

The Boca Juniors Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Boca Juniors was able to score 0.55 goals. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Boca Juniors scored those goals off assists 82.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.45 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Boca Juniors was able to score on 0.23 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Boca Juniors attempts 2.36 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Boca Juniors is able to get 21.7% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Boca Juniors Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Boca Juniors was able to hold opponents to 0.55 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 2.73 shots were saved by Boca Juniors goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Boca Juniors truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 80.0% of shots on target were saved by Boca Juniors goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Boca Juniors goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 45.5% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Boca Juniors Utility Stats

Boca Juniors tried 21.18 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Boca Juniors is in the top 16 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Boca Juniors had 12.82 interceptions. This puts Boca Juniors in the top 32 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Boca Juniors has committed 14.27 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Boca Juniors in the top 72 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Boca Juniors drew 15.73 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Boca Juniors in the top 9 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Boca Juniors had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.64 times per 90 minutes of action. Boca Juniors is in the top 49 percentile in offside calls against them.

Tucumán Team Stats

The Tucumán Offensive Stats and Metrics

Tucumán scored 1.00 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Tucumán was able to score 0.64 goals off assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Tucumán converted on 0.23 of attempted shots on goal. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Tucumán attempted 4.27 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Tucumán is able to get 32.6% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Tucumán Defensive Stats and Metrics

Tucumán gave up 1.18 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.27 shots were saved by Tucumán goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Tucumán truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Tucumán goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 63.9% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 36.4% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Tucumán. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Tucumán Utility Stats

Tucumán tried 20.0 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Tucumán in the top 21 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Tucumán had 15.0 interceptions. Tucumán is in the top 13 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Tucumán has committed 15.09 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Tucumán in the top 82 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Tucumán drew 10.27 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Tucumán in the top 77 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Tucumán committed an offside 2.55 times. This puts Tucumán in the top 90 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Boca Juniors vs. Tucumán Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Boca Juniors 1 Tucumán 1

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