Boca Juniors vs. Godoy Cruz Pick & Prediction SEP 23rd 2022

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Godoy Cruz vs. Boca Juniors

The First Division of Argentine Soccer remains red hot with three of the five so-called greats that remain at the top of the standings, as well as other teams that became the revelation of the tournament. Indeed, next Friday, matchday 21 will open in the best way when Godoy Cruz receives Boca Juniors at the Malvinas Argentinas Stadium.

On the one hand, Tomba needs to recover to dream of the championship and stay in the qualifying zone for the next edition of the Copa Libertadores de América. For this, only the three points against Boca Juniors will help them recover from the defeat on the last day against Barracas Central.

For his part, Hugo Benjamín Ibarra's Xeneize is on the rise and ratifies date after date why he is one of the top favorites of sports forecasts to be domestic champion again. And to stay at the top, they will have to triumph as a visitor in an always difficult stadium like Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba's.

Last Godoy Cruz matches

The arrival of the technical duo led by the experienced Favio Orzi and Sergio Gómez were a breath of fresh air for the Tomba from Mendoza. It is that Godoy Cruz did not have good past seasons and the poor results in combination with the frequent change of coaches became the new normal.

Since his arrival in the first division, Godoy Cruz has become one of the revelations of sports predictions. The good results against big teams and the offensive football proposal were 2 of the pillars that transformed Tomba into a team respected by all.

Now, Tomba remains at the top of the standings and dreams of earning his well-deserved place in some international competition. With a squad full of promising youngsters and some high-ranking players, Godoy Cruz remains in seventh place in the standings as a result of 32 points after 20 matchdays in which he had 9 wins, 5 draws and six losses. In addition, he scored 23 goals in favor and received 21, reflecting that defensive inattentions are the main problem to correct in the short term.

Although it is not Godoy Cruz's best season, the team from Mendoza is in ninth place in the general table that classifies international competitions. In said table, Godoy Cruz accumulates 48 points in the season and is located in the Copa Sudamericana zone, 12 points behind Gimnasia La Plata, the last team that would be entering the next Copa Libertadores de América.

Godoy Cruz's last clashes were as follows: he tied at home 1-1 against Independiente, beat Newell's 2-1 in Rosario, defeated Arsenal 1-0, was beaten 3-0 against Central Córdoba in an unexpected result for sports betting , tied 1-1 against Tigre in Mendoza and lost 3-1 against Barracas Central, on the last day.

Last Boca Juniors matches

Hugo Benjamín Ibarra's Xeneize went from minor to major so far in the second semester. Despite the enormous blow caused by the premature elimination in the round of 16 of the Copa Libertadores de América against Corinthians, the team managed to recover.

And when it seemed that Battaglia's departure was a mistake, Boca Juniors managed to recover from the football crisis with unforeseen results for sports betting . Indeed, the team shows a better volume of play and although it is still not close to the maximum potential available according to the players in the hierarchy it has, the team has accumulated good results in recent days.

So far, Xeneize remains at the top of the standings as a result of 35 points in 19 games played with 11 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses. In addition, Xeneize converted 25 goals for and received 22 points reflecting that the defensive facet can improve.

Boca's last matches were as follows: they defeated Defense and Justice 1-0 as visitors, defeated Atlético Tucumán 2-1, beat Colón 2-1 as visitors, defeated River Plate 1-0 in the classic and for the same result to Lanús, on the last day.

Background between both

Godoy Cruz and Boca Juniors played 21 matches in the First Division with 11 Xeneizes wins, 7 draws and just 3 victories for Tomba. Also, at the Malvinas Argentinas Stadium they met 9 times with 3 away wins for Boca, 5 draws and only 1 local win for Godoy Cruz.

One thing to keep in mind when it comes to the Argentine League forecasts is that the last clash between the two at the Malvinas Argentinas Stadium was a 1-1 draw in the 2016-2017 season.

The magnifying glass on…

Martín Ojeda and Salomón Rodríguez are Godoy Cruz's top scorers with six goals each. In addition, Tadeo Allende converted 3 goals, while Abrego and Barrios have two cries in the tournament.

The magnifying glass on…

Darío Benedetto is Boca Juniors' top scorer with 4 goals in the tournament and is the top favorite in the Argentine League predictions to convert next Friday. In addition, Luca Langoni and Marcos Rojo scored 3 goals each and can surprise at any time.

Schedules and television

Argentina: Friday 7:00 p.m. TNT Sports and Vix+.

Brazil: 7:00 p.m. ESPN3.

Chile: 6:00 p.m. VIX.

Colombia: 5:00 p.m. VIX.

Mexico: 5:00 p.m. VIX, Fanatiz Mexico.

United States: 6:00 p.m. Paramount+.

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