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Junior vs. Tolima 3/24/2021 Colombia Primera A Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Junior visits Tolima on 3/24/2021 at None

Tolima takes on Junior in a regular season match. Junior with a record of 6.0-2.0-5.0 this season comes into this game with a 1.0-1.0-4.0 record on the road. Tolima is 7.0-3.0-2.0 this season and is 5.0-1.0-0.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Junior and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, they were victorious and look to build upon this result. Now on their home pitch, they look continue the positive momentum in familiar and friendly territory against Junior.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Tolima and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, Tolima came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Their home crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic is hungry for a win.

The Junior Roster

The Players to Watch for the Junior

Fredy Hinestroza MF

Fredy Hinestroza has 16 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 Fredy Hinestroza had 6 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Fredy Hinestroza has 11 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Fredy Hinestroza has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Fredy Hinestroza has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Fredy Hinestroza has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Fabián Ángel MF

Fabián Ángel has 7 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Fabián Ángel has 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

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

Fabián Ángel has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Fabián Ángel has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 24 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Fabián Viáfara DF

As a shooter, Fabián Viáfara had 7 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Fabián Viáfara has 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Fabián Viáfara has 10 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Junior teammates, Fabián Viáfara had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Fabián Viáfara has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Fabián Viáfara has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Miguel Borja FW

As a shooter, Miguel Borja had 32 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Miguel Borja has 12 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Miguel Borja has 8 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Junior teammates, Miguel Borja had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Miguel Borja has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Miguel Borja has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Juan David Rodríguez MF

As a shooter, Juan David Rodríguez had 3 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Juan David Rodríguez has 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

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

Juan David Rodríguez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Juan David Rodríguez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Gabriel Fuentes DF

As a shooter, Gabriel Fuentes had 2 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Gabriel Fuentes has 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.

Gabriel Fuentes has 8 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Junior teammates, Gabriel Fuentes had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gabriel Fuentes has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gabriel Fuentes has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Teófilo Gutiérrez FW,MF

As a shooter, Teófilo Gutiérrez had 10 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 Teófilo Gutiérrez had 8 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Teófilo Gutiérrez has 8 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Junior teammates, Teófilo Gutiérrez 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.

Teófilo Gutiérrez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Teófilo Gutiérrez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Germán Mera DF

As a shooter, Germán Mera had 7 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Germán Mera has 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Germán Mera had 8 goals this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Junior teammates, Germán Mera had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Germán Mera has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Germán Mera has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

The Tolima Roster

The Players to Watch for the Tolima

Juan David Ríos MF

As a shooter, Juan David Ríos had 9 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Juan David Ríos has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Juan David Ríos has 11 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Juan David Ríos has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Juan David Ríos has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Juan David Ríos has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 27 fouls this season. He has drawn 27 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Sergio Mosquera DF,MF

Sergio Mosquera has 13 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 Sergio Mosquera had 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Sergio Mosquera had 12 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Sergio Mosquera 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.

Sergio Mosquera has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Sergio Mosquera has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 19 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Jeison Angulo DF

As a shooter, Jeison Angulo had 8 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. Jeison Angulo has 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Jeison Angulo had 10 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Tolima teammates, Jeison Angulo had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jeison Angulo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jeison Angulo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Anderson Plata MF,FW

As a shooter, Anderson Plata had 16 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Anderson Plata has 9 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Anderson Plata has 7 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Tolima teammates, Anderson Plata had 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.

Anderson Plata has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Anderson Plata has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Anderson Angulo DF

Anderson Angulo has 3 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 Anderson Angulo had 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Anderson Angulo had 8 goals this season. He is not known for scoring goals. Anderson Angulo has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Anderson Angulo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Anderson Angulo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Jaminton Campaz MF,FW

As a shooter, Jaminton Campaz had 34 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Jaminton Campaz has 17 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, Jaminton Campaz had 7 goals this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Tolima teammates, Jaminton Campaz 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.

Jaminton Campaz has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jaminton Campaz has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 34 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Nilson Castrillón DF

Nilson Castrillón 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. Nilson Castrillón has 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.

Nilson Castrillón has 5 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. Nilson Castrillón has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Nilson Castrillón has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nilson Castrillón 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.

Juan Fernando Caicedo FW

As a shooter, Juan Fernando Caicedo had 13 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 Juan Fernando Caicedo had 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Juan Fernando Caicedo has 5 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Tolima teammates, Juan Fernando Caicedo had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Juan Fernando Caicedo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Juan Fernando Caicedo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Colombia Primera A action.

Junior Team Stats

The Junior Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Junior was able to score 1.23 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Junior was able to score 1.00 goals off 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, Junior was able to score on 0.30 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Junior attempts 4.15 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Junior attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 36.5% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Junior Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Junior was able to hold opponents to 0.77 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, 3.08 shots were saved by Junior goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Junior truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 7500.0% of shots on target were saved by Junior 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. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 30.8% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Junior. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Junior Utility Stats

Junior tried 15.92 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Junior is in the top 47 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Junior has successfully intercepted 9.92 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Junior in the top 69 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Junior has committed 11.31 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Junior in the top 15 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Junior drew 13.23 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Junior is in the top 36 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Junior had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.15 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Junior in the top 81 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Tolima Team Stats

The Tolima Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Tolima was able to score 1.42 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Tolima was able to score 1.00 goals off 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, Tolima was able to score on 0.28 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Tolima attempts 5.0 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, Tolima is able to get 38.7% 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.

Tolima Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Tolima was able to hold opponents to 0.67 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, 2.33 shots were saved by Tolima goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Tolima truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 7140.0% of shots on target were saved by Tolima goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 50.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Tolima. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Tolima Utility Stats

Tolima tried 14.25 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Tolima in the top 56 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Tolima has successfully intercepted 11.83 passes per 90 minutes of action. Tolima is in the top 33 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Tolima has committed 16.75 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Tolima is in the top 95 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Tolima drew 12.08 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Tolima is in the top 63 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Tolima had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 3.33 times per 90 minutes of action. Tolima is in the top 100 percentile in offside calls against them.

Junior vs. Tolima Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Junior 1 Tolima 2

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