Liverpool vs. Club Atlético Peñarol Pick & Prediction JUN 26TH 2022

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Penarol vs. Liverpool

The Uruguayan tournament is red hot and the intermediate phase is at a perfect moment considering that high-ranking teams are facing each other. Indeed, next Saturday, Peñarol will receive Liverpool, two teams that are still favorites to reach the final.

Zone 1 already showed some surprises on the opening day and both Peñarol and Liverpool have not yet shown their best version in the competition. On the one hand, the Manyas are always favorites of sports forecasters in each new contest. For its part, Liverpool also continues to be one of the hosts of the competition, taking into account that it ended as the leader of the Apertura 2022 tournament, beating historic players.

Last Penarol matches

Mauricio Larriera is not at all satisfied with the present that Peñarol is going through. The goal, of course, is to return to being the protagonist in all the tournaments and qualify for the next edition of the Copa Libertadores, one of the Manyas' biggest dreams.

So far, Peñarol has not added points so far in the intermediate phase and within Zone 1 where he played only one match and fell 2-1 against Montevideo City Torque in an unexpected result for sports predictions.

Previously, Peñarol had shown some irregularities that prevented him from joining the top in the Apertura 2022 tournament. At that time, Peñarol finished in fifth place in the standings after earning 26 points as a result of seven wins, five draws and three losses. at the tournament. Likewise, he converted only ten goals in his favor and conceded six, demonstrating an accentuated defensive strength, but a worrying lack of effectiveness for Larriera.

Peñarol's last matches in the Uruguayan tournament were as follows: they defeated Montevideo City Torque 1-0, defeated Santiago Wanderers 1-0, 1-0 Plaza Colonia, the same result against Boston River, tied goalless against River Plate and fell on the last day against Cerro Largo.

As we mentioned before, Peñarol's main objective is to qualify non-stop for the next Copa Libertadores, although so far it remains outside of said desire. In the general table, Peñarol is fifth with 26 points and two points behind Boston River and Deportivo Maldonado, teams that occupy the last places in the Copa Libertadores classification, with 28 points. It is clear that Peñarol must win as soon as possible to climb positions and earn their place among the first four teams.

Last Liverpool matches

Liverpool de Montevideo gave one of the big hits in sports betting during the first half of the year. Jorge Bava's team managed to prevail over historical teams like Nacional, Peñarol and Danubio.

The Apertura 2022 tournament was a pleasant joy for Liverpool fans who still celebrate what their team achieved after finishing the tournament as the undisputed leader. At that time, Liverpool dominated with 32 units in 15 games played after ten wins, two draws and three losses in the season. Likewise, Liverpool converted 21 goals in favor and only received eight goals, showing that it was the most successful team and with the fewest goals conceded.

Liverpool's last matches in the 2022 Opening Tournament were as follows: they defeated Montevideo City Torque 2-0, drew goalless against Wanderers, defeated Plaza Colonia 1-0, Boston River 3-2, away, defeated 2-1 to River Plate and Cerro Largo and beat Fénix 1-0, on the last day.

Already in the intermediate tournament, Liverpool fell 1-0 against Santiago Wonderers in a game that left many points to be reviewed by the technical director. Indeed, Liverpool has not yet managed to add three points and remains bottom of Zone 1.

On the other hand, Liverpool leads the general table with 32 points after collecting ten wins, two draws and four losses with 21 goals scored and nine conceded. Until now, Liverpool would be achieving the goal of qualifying for the next edition of the Copa Libertadores, another of the main goals for Bava and company.

Background between both

Peñarol and Liverpool played 36 matches in the Uruguayan tournament with 19 Manyas wins, nine draws and 8 wins for Liverpool. Likewise, at the Champion of the Century Stadium, they met 19 times with 13 local wins for Peñarol, 3 draws and the same number of away wins for Liverpool.

One thing to keep in mind when making Uruguay League predictions is that the last match between the two at the Campeón del Siglo Stadium was Peñarol's 2-1 local victory against Liverpool, as part of the eighth round of the tournament. Opening 2022.

Previously, Liverpool and Peñarol played exciting clashes considering that by history they are two teams that always go out to look for the rival goal. Indeed, in the Closing 2021 Peñarol also won 1-0 at the Campeón del Siglo Stadium, while to find Liverpool's last away win you have to go back to the Clausura 2011-2012 tournament when the visiting team defeated 1-0 Penarol.

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Pablo Ceppelini was Peñarol's top scorer in the Apertura 2022 tournament and is the Manyas' main weapon of attack to open the scoring considering that he scored 5 goals. Also, Laquintana, Ramos and Bentancourt scored a goal each.

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Alan Medina is the favorite of the Uruguay League forecasts considering that he scored 5 goals in the 2022 Opening Tournament. Likewise, Gonzalo Carneiro scored four screams and Thiago Vecino three goals in the last tournament so they can unbalance at any time.

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