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La Equidad vs. Tolima 9/16/2021 Categoría Primera A Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

La Equidad meets Tolima on 9/16/2021.

La Equidad takes on Tolima in a Categoría Primera A match. La Equidad with a record of 10-9-8 this season comes into this game with a 4.0-4.0-6.0 record on the road. Tolima is 13-9-5 this season and is 9.0-3.0-1.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for La Equidad and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Tolima than game on their home pitch?

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, 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 La Equidad.

The La Equidad Roster

The Players to Watch for the La Equidad

John Edison García MF

John Edison García 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 John Edison García 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.

John Edison García has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. John Edison García 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.

John Edison García has 0 Yellow Cards this season. John Edison García has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Categoría Primera A action.

Daniel Mantilla MF

Daniel Mantilla has 29.0 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 Daniel Mantilla had 10.0 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, Daniel Mantilla had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Daniel Mantilla has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Daniel Mantilla has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Daniel Mantilla has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 25 fouls this season. He has drawn 41 fouls this season in Categoría Primera A action.

Pablo Lima DF

Pablo Lima has 36.0 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 Pablo Lima had 13.0 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, Pablo Lima had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his La Equidad teammates, Pablo Lima 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.

Pablo Lima has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Pablo Lima has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 21 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in Categoría Primera A action.

Jean Pestaña MF

As a shooter, Jean Pestaña had 6.0 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 Jean Pestaña had 2.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Jean Pestaña had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jean Pestaña has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jean Pestaña has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jean Pestaña has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 30 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Categoría Primera A action.

Cristian Bonilla FW

As a shooter, Cristian Bonilla had 0.0 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. Cristian Bonilla 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, Cristian Bonilla had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his La Equidad teammates, Cristian Bonilla had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Cristian Bonilla has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Cristian Bonilla has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Categoría Primera A action.

The Tolima Roster

The Players to Watch for the Tolima

Jeison Angulo MF

Jeison Angulo has 11.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Jeison Angulo has 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Jeison Angulo had 24 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jeison Angulo has 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 29 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Categoría Primera A action.

Juan David Ríos MF

As a shooter, Juan David Ríos had 11.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Juan David Ríos has 4.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Juan David Ríos had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Tolima teammates, Juan David Ríos had 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 58 fouls this season. He has drawn 39 fouls this season in Categoría Primera A action.

Álvaro David Montero MF

As a shooter, Álvaro David Montero had 0.0 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. Álvaro David Montero 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.

Álvaro David Montero has 20 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 Tolima teammates, Álvaro David Montero had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Álvaro David Montero has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Álvaro David Montero has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 0 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Categoría Primera A action.

Julián Alveiro Quiñones FW

Julián Alveiro Quiñones has 7.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Julián Alveiro Quiñones has 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Julián Alveiro Quiñones has 17 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Julián Alveiro Quiñones has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Julián Alveiro Quiñones has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Julián Alveiro Quiñones has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Categoría Primera A action.

Anderson Plata DF

As a shooter, Anderson Plata had 27.0 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 Anderson Plata had 13.0 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, Anderson Plata had 14 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Anderson Plata has 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.

Anderson Plata has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Anderson Plata has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 21 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Categoría Primera A action.

La Equidad Team Stats

The La Equidad Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, La Equidad was able to score 0.74 goals. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. La Equidad scored those goals off assists 70.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.52 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

La Equidad converted on 0.21 of attempted shots on goal. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, La Equidad attempts 3.48 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, La Equidad is able to get 30.7% 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.

La Equidad Defensive Stats and Metrics

La Equidad gave up 0.93 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. La Equidad goalkeepers fended off 4.04 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

La Equidad goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 78.0% 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. La Equidad goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 40.7% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







La Equidad Utility Stats

La Equidad tried 14.56 crosses per 90 minutes of action. La Equidad is in the top 55 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. La Equidad has successfully intercepted 10.41 passes per 90 minutes of action. La Equidad is in the top 77 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. La Equidad has committed 14.33 fouls per 90 minutes of action. La Equidad is in the top 71 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. La Equidad drew 10.48 fouls per 90 minutes of action. La Equidad is in the top 79 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. La Equidad had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.63 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts La Equidad in the top 50 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 1.07 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Tolima was able to score 0.74 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Tolima converted on 0.28 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Tolima attempted 3.89 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, Tolima is able to get 36.2% 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 0.59 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Tolima goalkeepers fended off 2.74 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Tolima truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Tolima goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 79.7% 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. Tolima goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 51.9% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Tolima Utility Stats

Tolima tried 13.78 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Tolima in the top 59 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Tolima has successfully intercepted 12.19 passes per 90 minutes of action. Tolima is in the top 49 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Tolima has committed 15.67 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Tolima is in the top 86 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Tolima drew 11.48 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Tolima is in the top 62 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Tolima had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.44 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Tolima in the top 90 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

La Equidad vs. Tolima Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: La Equidad 1 Tolima 2

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