Godoy Cruz vs Rosario Prediction: Team to Win, Form, News and more

Here is our prediction for the upcoming Argentine Primera Division match between Godoy Cruz and Rosario on Wednesday, June 12th 2024.

 
6:30am on Wednesday 12th June 2024
By
Jake Skudder

Godoy Cruz and Rosario Central are set to clash in an intriguing Argentine Primera Division match at Estadio Feliciano Gambarte.

As both teams aim to secure crucial points, here’s a detailed look at the prediction, team form, news, and lineups.

Match Preview

Godoy Cruz enters matchday five still in search of their first victory in the second phase of the season.

With only two points from their first three matches, they are clinging to a Copa Sudamericana spot thanks to a superior goal difference over Lanus. Their last domestic match saw them draw 1-1 with Estudiantes after failing to maintain an early lead.

Rosario Central has shown resilience in recent matches, managing to claim points in three consecutive league fixtures.

They currently sit 21st in the overall table, eight points behind Godoy Cruz. A victory on Wednesday would be their first consecutive away win in the Primera Division this season.

Godoy Cruz: Team News and Form

Recent Form

Domestic Form: WLLLDD

Overall Form: LLLDWD

Godoy Cruz has struggled to find the back of the net recently, having scored the joint-fewest goals in the second phase of the campaign.

Their last home victory against Rosario Central was in 2021 with a 2-1 scoreline.

Team News

Out: Braian Salvareschi (broken foot), Facundo Altamira (muscle injury)

Key Players: Vicente Poggi, who scored against Estudiantes, and Nahuel Ulariaga, are the primary goal threats.

Possible Lineup

Petroli; Arce, Barrios, Rasmussen, Guillen; Fernandez, Leyes, Poggi; Pino, Ulariaga, Cejas

Rosario Central: Team News and Form

Recent Form

Domestic Form: LDLDWD

Overall Form: LWDWLD

Rosario Central has shown a knack for late goals, with three of their last four league goals coming in the second half.

However, they have not won an away match at Godoy Cruz since the 2020 Copa Maradona.

Team News

Out: Francis Mac Allister (ACL), Agustin Sandez (physical discomfort)

Key Players: Marco Ruben, who recently scored his first goal of the second phase, and Facundo Mallo.

Possible Lineup

Broun; Coronel, Mallo, Komar, F. Rodriguez; Cerrudo, Ibarra, Martinez, Lovera; Copetti, Modica

Prediction

Given their home advantage and Rosario’s defensive vulnerabilities, Godoy Cruz might edge this contest.

Despite their poor start, Godoy Cruz’s ability to secure home victories could be decisive.

Our Prediction: Godoy Cruz 2-1 Rosario Central

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