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CD América vs. Alianza 3/28/2021 Colombia Primera A Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

CD América encounters Alianza on 3/28/2021.

Alianza clashes with CD América in a regular season match. CD América with a record of 4.0-7.0-2.0 this season comes into this game with a 3.0-3.0-1.0 record on the road. Alianza is 0.0-4.0-9.0 this season and is 0.0-2.0-4.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for CD América and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Alianza after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against CD América.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Alianza and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Alianza played to a draw. While it is not a loss, Alianza is itching for an opportunity to take advantage of their home pitch and gain a victory over CD América.

The CD América Roster

The Players to Watch for the CD América

Cristian Arrieta DF

As a shooter, Cristian Arrieta had 7 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Cristian Arrieta has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Cristian Arrieta had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his CD América teammates, Cristian Arrieta had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Cristian Arrieta has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Cristian Arrieta has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Santiago Moreno FW,MF

Santiago Moreno has 25 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 Santiago Moreno had 11 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, Santiago Moreno had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Santiago Moreno has 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.

Santiago Moreno has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Santiago Moreno has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Luis Alejandro Paz MF

Luis Alejandro Paz has 0 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Luis Alejandro Paz had 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, Luis Alejandro Paz had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Luis Alejandro Paz has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Luis Alejandro Paz has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Luis Alejandro Paz has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 26 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Yesus Cabrera MF,FW

Yesus Cabrera has 24 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Yesus Cabrera had 12 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, Yesus Cabrera had 10 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Yesus Cabrera has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Yesus Cabrera has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Yesus Cabrera has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Rafael Carrascal MF

As a shooter, Rafael Carrascal had 18 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Rafael Carrascal has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Rafael Carrascal had 10 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Rafael Carrascal has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rafael Carrascal has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rafael Carrascal has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Pablo Ortiz DF

Pablo Ortiz has 3 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Pablo Ortiz has 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Pablo Ortiz has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his CD América teammates, Pablo Ortiz had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Pablo Ortiz has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Pablo Ortiz has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Marlon Torres DF

As a shooter, Marlon Torres had 4 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 Marlon Torres had 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Marlon Torres has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his CD América teammates, Marlon Torres had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marlon Torres has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marlon Torres has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Luis Sánchez MF,FW

Luis Sánchez has 14 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Luis Sánchez had 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Luis Sánchez had 7 goals this season. He is not known for scoring goals. Luis Sánchez has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Luis Sánchez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Luis Sánchez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

The Alianza Roster

The Players to Watch for the Alianza

Juan Camilo Portilla MF

As a shooter, Juan Camilo Portilla had 17 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Juan Camilo Portilla has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Juan Camilo Portilla had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Juan Camilo Portilla has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Juan Camilo Portilla has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Juan Camilo Portilla has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Leonardo Saldaña DF

Leonardo Saldaña has 4 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 Leonardo Saldaña had 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.

Leonardo Saldaña has 11 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Alianza teammates, Leonardo Saldaña had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Leonardo Saldaña has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Leonardo Saldaña has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 19 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Bayron Garces FW,MF

As a shooter, Bayron Garces had 18 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Bayron Garces has 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Bayron Garces has 8 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Alianza teammates, Bayron Garces had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Bayron Garces has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Bayron Garces has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Jairo Molina FW

As a shooter, Jairo Molina had 21 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jairo Molina had 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Jairo Molina had 8 goals this season. He is not known for scoring goals. Jairo Molina has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jairo Molina has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jairo Molina has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Carlos Pérez DF

As a shooter, Carlos Pérez had 5 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 Carlos Pérez had 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Carlos Pérez has 8 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. Carlos Pérez has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Carlos Pérez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Carlos Pérez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Róger Torres MF,FW

As a shooter, Róger Torres had 3 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Róger Torres has 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Róger Torres has 6 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Alianza teammates, Róger Torres had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Róger Torres has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Róger Torres has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Jair Castillo MF,DF

Jair Castillo has 7 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 Jair Castillo had 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Jair Castillo has 8 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. Jair Castillo has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jair Castillo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jair Castillo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

David Cuperman DF,MF

As a shooter, David Cuperman had 6 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 David Cuperman had 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, David Cuperman had 6 goals this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Alianza teammates, David Cuperman had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

David Cuperman has 0 Yellow Cards this season. David Cuperman has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

CD América Team Stats

The CD América Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, CD América was able to score 0.92 goals. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. CD América scored those goals off assists 84.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.77 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, CD América was able to score on 0.20 of their shots on target. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, CD América attempts 4.69 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, CD América is able to get 36.3% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

CD América Defensive Stats and Metrics

CD América gave up 0.62 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.31 shots were saved by CD América goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. CD América truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

CD América goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 7910.0% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 46.2% of games resulted in a clean sheet for CD América. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







CD América Utility Stats

CD América tried 16.92 crosses per 90 minutes of action. CD América is in the top 41 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. CD América has successfully intercepted 13.15 passes per 90 minutes of action. CD América is in the top 12 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, CD América commits 13.54 fouls. This puts CD América in the top 54 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, CD América drew 11.69 fouls. CD América is in the top 69 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, CD América committed an offside 1.54 times. CD América is in the top 27 percentile in offside calls against them.

Alianza Team Stats

The Alianza Offensive Stats and Metrics

Alianza scored 0.46 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Alianza scored those goals off assists 100.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.46 assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Alianza converted on 0.16 of attempted shots on goal. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Alianza attempts 2.92 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Alianza attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 27.7% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Alianza Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Alianza was able to hold opponents to 2.23 goals. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. Alianza goalkeepers fended off 5.0 shots per 90 minutes. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 5540.0% of shots on target were saved by Alianza goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 7.7% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Alianza. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Alianza Utility Stats

Alianza tried 16.46 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Alianza in the top 44 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Alianza has successfully intercepted 13.08 passes per 90 minutes of action. Alianza is in the top 13 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Alianza commits 12.46 fouls. Alianza is in the top 33 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Alianza drew 13.23 fouls. This puts Alianza in the top 36 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Alianza had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.92 times per 90 minutes of action. Alianza is in the top 64 percentile in offside calls against them.

CD América vs. Alianza Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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