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Defensa y Justicia vs Coquimbo Unido Predictions & Tips - Defensa to reach Copa Sudamericana final

  • Defensa y Justicia vs Coquimbo Unido predictions for Saturday’s Copa Sudamericana match
  • Semi-final second leg is being played at 11.30pm GMT in Buenos Aires
  • Denfensa dominated the first leg that ended 0-0 in Paraguay
  • I am backing Defensa to win their 4th consecutive home match
  • Full match preview, stats and betting tips
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Defensa dominated Coquimbo in the Copa Sudamericana semifinal first leg (Getty Images)
Mat Marshall 15 Jan 2021
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Defensa y Justicia vs Coquimbo Unido Predictions


Defensa y Justicia have a firm advantage in the Copa Sudamericana semi-final second leg against Coquimbo Unido. After securing a 0-0 draw in the rescheduled first leg in Paraguay, the Argentine club should be too strong at home and progress to the final.

  • Defensa y Justicia have won their last 3 home matches (all competitions).
  • Defensa y Justicia have won 5 of their last 8 matches (all competitions).
  • Coquimbo Unido have lost to nil in 4 of their last 6 matches (all competitions).
  • Coquimbo Unido have failed to score in 5 of their last 6 matches (all competitions).

Head to Head


The first match played between Coquimbo Unido and Defensa y Justicia was in the first leg on Tuesday. 

The match was postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak in the Defensa squad and moved from Chile to Paraguay. Defensa had 63% possession and 8-2 shots in a 0-0 draw.

Defensa y Justicia Form


Defensa y Justicia have won five of their last eight matches in all competitions. They advanced past Bahia in the Copa Sudamericana quarter-finals after a 3-2 win in Brazil and 1-0 win in Argentina.

Hernán Crespo’s side recorded two straight home wins to end 2020. Defensa beat Estudiantes 2-1 in the Copa de la Superliga and Rosario Central 2-1 in the Liga Profesional Argentina.

Defensa y Justicia lost 3-0 against group leaders Rosario Central away from home. 

Defensa then planned to take on Coquimbo Unido in Chile in the Copa Sudamericana semi-final first leg. After three players tested positive for COVID-19, the match was moved to Paraguay that ended in a 0-0 draw in a match they dominated.

They have a home match against Aldosivi on Thursday in which Crespo is expected to play a second string side and keep his stars fresh to take on Coquimbo.

Defensa y Justicia Injuries & Team News


The players that tested positive for COVID-19 were revealed as wingers Washington Camacho, Francisco Pizzini and left back Rafael Delgado.

Crespo started with a back three formation in Paraguay but he could switch to back four for the second leg.

Coquimbo Unido Form


Coquimbo Unido are in the relegation play-off position in the Chilean Primera Division. They have lost four of their last six matches in all competitions without scoring a goal.

Juan José Ribera’s side got past Junior in the Copa Sudamericana quarter-finals. Coquimbo won 2-1 in Colombia before a 1-0 loss in the second leg at home to advance on away goals.

Coquimbo Unido returned to the Primera Division with two home defeats, 3-0 against O'Higgins and 1-0 against Deportivo Antofagasta. They won 1-0 at Huachipato with Lautaro Palacios scoring the winner.

Coquimbo’s Copa Sudamericana semi-final first leg against Defensa was moved to Paraguay after a COVID-19 outbreak in the opposition squad. They lost home advantage with the match moved to Paraguay that ended in a 0-0 draw.

Coquimbo Unido Injuries & Team News


Coquimbo Unido centre back Raúl Osorio lasted 9 minutes against Huachipato but started in the first leg and should start again in Argentina.

Defensa y Justicia vs Coquimbo Unido Tips

What is the Defensa y Justicia vs Coquimbo Unido best bet?

Defensa y Justicia have won their last 3 home matches and Coquimbo Unido have failed to score in 5 of their last 6 matches. Defensa y Justicia to win is the best bet.

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Verdict

Coquimbo Unido are on a poor run of form and really struggling to score. Despite having two days rest, Defensa y Justicia manager Hernan Crespo will rotate and his side should be too strong in Argentina.

Best Bet: Defensa Win To Nil To Win To Nil @140.00 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: Defensa Win 2-0 Correct Score @600.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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