Atlético Paranaense vs. ESTUDIANTES Pick & Prediction AUG 11th 2022

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Estudiantes de La Plata vs. Atlético Paranaense

The quarterfinals of the Copa Libertadores are over and some teams want to hit the ground running to advance to the semifinals, breaking all the forecasts of the specialists. Indeed, one of the most attractive clashes of the key will have Estudiantes and Athletico Paranaense who will face each other again in La Plata to define one of the best four teams on the continent.

On the one hand, Estudiantes de La Plata is the clear favorite among sports predictions to advance to the semifinals, taking into account that they have 4 Copa Libertadores under their belts and that they define the series in front of their people. However, he should not be overconfident considering that he will face one of the best Brazilian teams at the moment.

For its part, Athletico Paranaense showed that it is a team to be feared and wants to continue advancing in the competition in search of reaching its first Copa Libertadores. In short, it will be ninety minutes to all or nothing.

Last Estudiantes de La Plata matches

The Pincha de La Plata is going through a moment of uncertainty. It is that Ricardo Zielinski remains on the tightrope as a result of the poor results accumulated by Estudiantes in the domestic tournament.

Despite the good performance of the team in the Copa Libertadores, the situation is beginning to become unsustainable and its fans are disappointed by the team's performance both as a local and as a visitor.

Indeed, the second leg of the Copa Libertadores quarterfinals could be the turning point that determines Zielinski's continuity as head of the team or the departure of the experienced technical director.

Until now, Students showed both sides of the coin in the same semester. In Copa Libertadores, Pincha prevailed as leader of Group C despite not being the top favorite in sports predictions. At that time, Estudiantes accumulated 13 points with 4 wins, a draw and a loss in six games played, scoring 8 goals and conceding only five.

In the cupbearer debut, Estudiantes thrashed Vélez 4-1 to then draw goalless against Nacional de Montevideo, defeated Bragantino 2-0, Nacional 1-0, defeated Bragantino 1-0, in Brazil and lost on the last day 4-1 versus Velez.

Afterwards, Estudiantes had a challenging matchup facing neither more nor less than Fortaleza whom they were able to defeat in La Plata by 3-0 after a 1-1 draw in Brazil.

It is worth remembering that in the Argentine Superliga, Estudiantes is in 22nd place in the standings with just 12 points in eleven games played after three wins, the same number of draws and five losses.

Last Atletico Paranaense matches

Furacao continues to be one of the great revelations of the semester, both in the Brasileirao and in the Copa Libertadores, where it showed good performance and better results.

Atlético Paranaense dominated Group B after accumulating 10 points, although due to goal difference they qualified as an escort for Libertad de Paraguay. Furacao had three wins, one draw and two losses with eight goals scored and seven conceded in six games.

In the debut, Paranaense equalized goalless against Caracas in a surprising result for sports betting. Subsequently, Paranaense defeated The Strongest 1-0, lost 1-0 against Libertad, was thrashed 5-0 against The Strongest, recovered with a favorable 2-0 against the Paraguayans and closed its participation in the group with a rout 5- 1 against Caracas.

Already in the round of 16, Paranaense ran into Libertad again, winning 2-1 in Brazil and achieving a valuable 1-1 draw in Paraguay to get into the quarterfinals.

Paranaense is also a cheerleader for the Brasileirao where they are in fourth place after accumulating 34 points as a result of 10 wins, four draws and six losses in twenty games played. It is worth noting that it is in the qualifying zone for the next Copa Libertadores.

Background between both

Estudiantes de La Plata and Athletico Paranaense have never met in the Copa Libertadores, so they will open the statistics between the two in the quarterfinals of this edition. However, a fact to keep in mind is that Estudiantes against Brazilian teams obtained 12 wins, 12 draws and 3 draws in 27 games played, while Paranaense has an unfavorable balance against Argentine teams with nine losses, two draws and five wins, data more than interesting when it comes to sports betting.

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Agustín Rogel is the surprising scorer for Estudiantes de La Plata and the defender has four goals in the Copa Libertadores. For his part, Manuel Castro scored three goals, while Díaz, Zapiola and Del Prete scored two goals each and can surprise in the Copa Libertadores predictions.

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Pablo and Christian are the favorites of the Copa Libertadores predictions to convert next Thursday against Estudiantes. Indeed, both players scored two goals each and are Furacao's top scorers. Also, Canobbio, Terans, Neck and Rocha scored a goal each and can unbalance at any time.

Schedules and television

Argentina: Thursday 9:30 p.m. Star+ and Claro Brand.

Colombia: 7:30 p.m. Claro and Star+ brand.

United States: 8:30 p.m. BeIN Sports Connect, beIN Sports.

Mexico: 7:30 p.m. Clear brand.

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