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Universidad Catolica vs Velez Sarsfield Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Universidad looking to keep it tight in the Copa Sudamericana

  • Universidad Catolica host Velez Sarsfield in the Copa Sudamericana
  • Match is being played in Chile at 12:30am GMT on Wednesday
  • Universidad are undefeated in 10 of their last 11 home matches
  • The Chilean club beat Velez 2-1 in Argentina in the first leg
  • Velez Sarsfield are undefeated in 10 of their last 12 matches
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Universidad Catolica beat Velez Sarsfield 2-1 in Argentine (Getty Images)

Universidad Catolica host Velez Sarsfield in the Copa Sudamericana quarterfinal second leg on Wednesday. The Chilean club will be looking to keep it tight with a draw required to progress.

Universidad Catolica Form


Universidad Catolica are sitting top of the Primera División after 20 matches played. They have the best attack in the competition with 49 goals scored.

Ariel Holan’ side beat Deportivo Antofagasta 5-3 at home in their last league match. José Pedro Fuenzalida bagged a brace with Valber Huerta, Juan Fuentes and Fernando Zampedri on target.

Universidad got past River Plate in the Copa Sudamericana Round of 16. Goals to Fernando Zampedri and Luciano Aued secured a 2-1 win in Argentina before a 1-0 defeat in Chile.

Universidad Catolica’s last match was a 2-1 win against Velez Sarsfield in the quarter-final first leg. Zampedri and Edson Puch established a 2-1 lead before they conceded in the 90th minute.

Universidad Catolica Team News


Universidad Catolica goalkeeper Cristopher Toselli is injured and striker Fernando Zampedri is out after testing positive for corona virus after the trip to Buenos Aires.

Velez Sarsfield Form


Velez Sarsfield have been hard to beat since the season resumed in October. They are undefeated in 10 of their last 12 matches in all competitions.

Mauricio Pellegrino’s side failed to reach the Championship Round in the Liga Profesional Argentina. Velez lost one of their six group games but three draws meant they missed out on goal difference.

Velez got past Deportivo Cali in the Copa Sudamericana Round of 16. A 2-0 home win was followed with a 5-1 win in Colombia, Lucas Janson and Cristian Tarragona bagging braces and Luis Abram on target.

Velez Sarsfield lost 2-1 at home against Universidad Catolica in the quarter-final first leg. Juan Martín Lucero scored in the 90th minute to give them a boost before the second leg.

Velez Sarsfield won 2-1 at home against Racing Club in their last match. Tarragona equalised in the 88th minute and Janson scored the winner in the 90th minute.

Velez Sarsfield Team News


Velez Sarsfield manager Mauricio Pellegrino has a full strength side available.

Universidad Catolica vs Velez Sarsfield Head to Head


Universidad Catolica have a 2-1 advantage against Velez Sarsfield with 2 draws in 5 matches. 

Universidad won 2-1 in the quarter-final 1st leg in Argentina, Fernando Zampedri and Edson Puch establishing a 2-0 lead before Velez hit back in the 90th minute.

Universidad Catolica vs Velez Sarsfield Odds


Universidad Catolica are 2.30 favourites at Unibet with Velez Sarsfield available at 2.70. A draw can be backed at 3.40.

Universidad Catolica vs Velez Sarsfield Match Up


Universidad Catolica can advance to the semi-finals with a draw. After going undefeated in 10 of their last 11 home matches in all competitions, the Chilean club will be confident of progressing.

Universidad Catolica vs Velez Sarsfield Stats


  • Universidad Catolica are undefeated in 5 of their last 6 matches (Copa Sudamericana).
  • Universidad Catolica are undefeated in 10 of their last 11 home matches (all competitions).
  • Universidad Catolica are undefeated in 4 of their last 5 matches against Velez Sarsfield (all competitions).
  • Velez Sarsfield are undefeated in 10 of their last 12 matches (all competitions).
  • Velez Sarsfield have drawn 3 of their last 5 away matches (all competitions).
  • Velez Sarsfield have seen under 2.5 goals in 6 of their last 9 matches (Copa Sudamericana).

Universidad Catolica vs Velez Sarsfield FAQ

What is the Universidad Catolica vs Velez Sarsfield best bet?

Universidad Catolica will be looking to keep it tight and Velez Sarsfield have seen under 2.5 goals in 6 of their last 9 Copa Sudamericana matches. Under 2.5 goals is the best bet.

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Where is Universidad Catolica vs Velez Sarsfield being played?

Universidad Catolica vs Velez Sarsfield is being played at the Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo in Santiago de Chile, Chile.

When is Universidad Catolica vs Velez Sarsfield being played?

Universidad Catolica vs Velez Sarsfield is being played at 12:30 GMT on Wednesday 16 December 2020. The match is taking place at the Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo in Santiago de Chile.

What competition are Universidad Catolica vs Velez Sarsfield playing in?

Universidad Catolica vs Velez Sarsfield are playing in the Copa Sudamericana.

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Verdict

Universidad Catolica will be looking to keep it tight in Chile with a draw likely.

Best Bet: Under 2.5 Goals Total Goals @-104.17 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Draw Full Time Result @240.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units

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