Atlético Nacional visits this Sunday, from 4:00 in the afternoon to Jaguares in Montería, for date 17 in League II-2021. With 12 wins, the Antioquenos are not satisfied and also want to take over the reclassification, for this meeting they traveled with the best of their squad, looking for more points that allow them to continue at the top. The Cordovan team will look for its first victory against the purslane at home, if it wants to continue in the fight for qualification.
With respect to the previous game, Nacional presented several new features in its list of summoned: Baldomero Perlaza and Jarlan Barrera overcame their physical discomfort and were included in the list of 19 summoned. Emmanuel Olivera is suspended due to suspension, the Argentine defender reached the fifth yellow card against América de Cali, he will be replaced in the call by Cristian Castro Devenish. Aldair Quintana is another casualty of the team, the player presented a bacterial pharyngotonsillitis and his return would be for the next day against Bucaramanga. In his place would be Kevin Mier. Tomás Ángel was not summoned by technical decision.
Yerson Candelo is one of the players with the best level in the team so far this year, the winger who also plays as a right winger analyzed the moment of the Antioquia team and what comes in this championship shot. “Jaguares is a great team, it will be a highly contested game. We will hope to make a difference and get a win to continue at the top. As for the weather, it is for both teams and we must do damage in situations that arise.”
In addition, the Valle del Cauca expressed that “no team in the world manages to achieve 100 percent of its attack. There are a series of movements that we manage to synchronize, per game we are scoring an average of two goals, we hope to continue with that attacking cohesion to achieve games with bulky markers. “
Regarding a possible call to the Colombian National Team and that this does not allow him to play the first leg of the Cup against Pereira, Candelo indicated that “I will be where I belong, the National Team cannot be told no and the other is that, if there is any special request, it is a managerial issue. I am focused on Atlético Nacional, if the call for the Colombian National Team arrives, hope to contribute in the best way. “
Data between Atlético Nacional and Jaguares de Córdoba
For the Colombian League, Atlético Nacional and Jaguares de Córdoba have met 14 times, with a balance of 11 victories for the purslane, one for the ‘felines’ and two draws. The Antioqueños scored 24 goals and received nine. In Montería, they have played six games, of which Nacional won four and the remaining two ended tied.
Jaguares de Córdoba has never defeated Atlético Nacional at home in Primera A (two draws and four defeats), scoring only three goals and receiving 10 in those six commitments.
Jaguares de Córdoba accumulates three games without losing at home in Liga II-2021 (two wins, one draw) and seeks to link four without defeat at home for the first time in this tournament.
Atlético Nacional lost only in one of their last eight away appearances in Liga II-2021 (six wins, one draw). The team scored 20 goals and conceded eight in this interval.
Jaguares de Córdoba have scored a goal in 43.1 percent of their shots on goal in the tournament (22 goals in 51 attempts on goal), the best percentage of the tournament.
Atlético Nacional is the team that has scored the most goals in this League II-2021 (six). It is also the only team that has not conceded a goal in this way.
National Athletic: Kevin Mier; Yerson Candelo, Felipe Aguilar, Geisson Perea, Danovis Banguero; Bryan Rovira, Sebastián Gómez, Yeison Guzmán (Jarlan Barrera); Andrés Andrade, Dorlan Pabón, Jefferson Duque.
D.T.: Alejandro Restrepo.
Time: 4:00 pm
Referee: Edilson Ariza (Santander).
VAR: Andrés Rojas (Bogotá).
T.V.: WIN Sports +.
Juan Camilo Alvarez Serrano
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