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Football betting preview: Antofagasta vs Unión Española

Both teams are enjoying a good season so far and games like this could be decisive. Here's the preview for Antofagasta - Unión Española!

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Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

It's quite the trip for Unión Española when visiting Antofagasta as the cities are 1300 kilometers apart.

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Antofagasta form and stats

1 victory, 3 draws and 1 defeat. That’s what Antofagasta have to build on here at Estadio Regional Calvo y Bascuñán in the Primera Division. Three draws from their last three home games means a steady supply of points here at Estadio Regional Calvo y Bascuñán, but a victory now would be sweet for Antofagasta.

Antofagasta manager H. Almandoz and his team return home after a 0-0 draw away versus Everton (placed 12th) in the Primera Division. The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 2-2 versus Audax Italiano.

Antofagasta has scored 7 league goals at home this season, in 5 matches. Antofagasta's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 7 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Unión Española form and stats

Playing away, Unión Española have won 3 games, drawn 0 and suffered 1 defeat in the Primera Division this season. Unión Española have won three away matches in a row now and will not be intimidated by being the visitors in this fixture.

Impressive finishing from C. Palacios (2) secured the home win 2-1 against Santiago Wanderers in their previous game. Ahead of that match was the victory versus Univ. Concepción at their stadium, the result 3-2.

Española are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 7 times in 4 away games so far. As opposed to that, Española have seen the ball go into their own net 4 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

Head-to-head totals (for the last ten meetings): Antofagasta won zero games, seven matches ended with a draw and Unión Española has three wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: four / six

Top Goalscorers

Unión EspañolaC. Palacios Ferreira
C. Palacios Ferreira
5 goals
AntofagastaE. Bello Gil
E. Bello Gil
4 goals
Unión EspañolaM. Dávila Carvajal
M. Dávila Carvajal
4 goals

Antofagasta missing players

Unión Española missing players

Competition: Chile Primera Division
Competition: Thu 17.September
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Regional Calvo y Bascuñán (21178 seats)
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Universidad Católica 10 8 1 1 23 9 4 3 0 1 10 5 6 5 1 0 13 4 14 25
2 Unión Española 10 6 2 2 20 14 6 3 2 1 13 10 4 3 0 1 7 4 6 20
3 Unión La Calera 10 6 2 2 14 10 5 3 2 0 8 4 5 3 0 2 6 6 4 20
4 Universidad Chile 10 5 4 1 20 10 5 2 3 0 10 3 5 3 1 1 10 7 10 19
5 Antofagasta 9 4 4 1 15 9 5 1 3 1 7 7 4 3 1 0 8 2 6 16
6 Audax Italiano 10 4 4 2 17 13 5 3 1 1 9 5 5 1 3 1 8 8 4 16
7 Palestino 10 4 4 2 10 10 5 2 3 0 6 4 5 2 1 2 4 6 0 16
8 Curicó Unido 10 5 1 4 7 14 5 4 0 1 4 2 5 1 1 3 3 12 -7 16
9 Huachipato 10 4 2 4 13 14 5 3 1 1 7 6 5 1 1 3 6 8 -1 14
10 Cobresal 10 3 4 3 15 14 5 2 2 1 8 4 5 1 2 2 7 10 1 13
11 Deportes Iquique 10 3 2 5 11 16 5 2 1 2 4 8 5 1 1 3 7 8 -5 11
12 Everton 9 2 4 3 6 8 4 2 1 1 3 2 5 0 3 2 3 6 -2 10
13 Santiago Wanderers 10 3 1 6 14 19 5 1 1 3 7 10 5 2 0 3 7 9 -5 10
14 Colo-Colo 10 2 2 6 12 15 5 1 1 3 7 8 5 1 1 3 5 7 -3 8
15 Univ. Concepción 10 1 5 4 13 17 5 1 1 3 7 10 5 0 4 1 6 7 -4 8
16 O'Higgins 10 2 2 6 10 15 5 1 0 4 6 10 5 1 2 2 4 5 -5 8
17 Coquimbo Unido 10 2 2 6 7 16 5 2 1 2 4 6 5 0 1 4 3 10 -9 8
18 La Serena 10 1 2 7 9 13 5 1 1 3 6 6 5 0 1 4 3 7 -4 5

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Universidad Católica 10 8 1 1 23 9 4 3 0 1 10 5 6 5 1 0 13 4 14 25
2 Unión Española 10 6 2 2 20 14 6 3 2 1 13 10 4 3 0 1 7 4 6 20
3 Unión La Calera 10 6 2 2 14 10 5 3 2 0 8 4 5 3 0 2 6 6 4 20
4 Universidad Chile 10 5 4 1 20 10 5 2 3 0 10 3 5 3 1 1 10 7 10 19
5 Antofagasta 9 4 4 1 15 9 5 1 3 1 7 7 4 3 1 0 8 2 6 16
6 Audax Italiano 10 4 4 2 17 13 5 3 1 1 9 5 5 1 3 1 8 8 4 16
7 Palestino 10 4 4 2 10 10 5 2 3 0 6 4 5 2 1 2 4 6 0 16
8 Curicó Unido 10 5 1 4 7 14 5 4 0 1 4 2 5 1 1 3 3 12 -7 16
9 Huachipato 10 4 2 4 13 14 5 3 1 1 7 6 5 1 1 3 6 8 -1 14
10 Cobresal 10 3 4 3 15 14 5 2 2 1 8 4 5 1 2 2 7 10 1 13
11 Deportes Iquique 10 3 2 5 11 16 5 2 1 2 4 8 5 1 1 3 7 8 -5 11
12 Everton 9 2 4 3 6 8 4 2 1 1 3 2 5 0 3 2 3 6 -2 10
13 Santiago Wanderers 10 3 1 6 14 19 5 1 1 3 7 10 5 2 0 3 7 9 -5 10
14 Colo-Colo 10 2 2 6 12 15 5 1 1 3 7 8 5 1 1 3 5 7 -3 8
15 Univ. Concepción 10 1 5 4 13 17 5 1 1 3 7 10 5 0 4 1 6 7 -4 8
16 O'Higgins 10 2 2 6 10 15 5 1 0 4 6 10 5 1 2 2 4 5 -5 8
17 Coquimbo Unido 10 2 2 6 7 16 5 2 1 2 4 6 5 0 1 4 3 10 -9 8
18 La Serena 10 1 2 7 9 13 5 1 1 3 6 6 5 0 1 4 3 7 -4 5

Antofagasta Unión Española
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
10 5 2 Played P 2 4 10
4 1 0 Won W 1 3 6
5 3 1 Drew D 0 0 2
1 1 1 Lost L 1 1 2
15 7 4 Scored S 1 7 20
9 7 5 Conceded C 1 4 14
80% 80% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
60% 80% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 50% 80%
50% 60% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 50% 60%
40% 40% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 50% 40%
10% 20% 50% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 25% 30%
50% 80% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 70%
50% 20% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 25% 20%
20% 20% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 25% 10%
 
5 6 6.5 Corners for (avg) C F 3.5 5 5.7
4.7 3.4 3 Corners against (avg) C A 5 3.8 3
1.9 1.4 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.5 2.5 2.4
1 1 1 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
125 82 34 Total Shots T S 29 54 153
46 27 12 Shots on Target S O 12 24 66
33% 26% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 8% 29% 30%
Key stats in Primera Division this season:
  • Antofagasta have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Unión Española haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Unión Española is in the best form (5-1-0)

Bookie Antofagasta Draw Unión Española

Read more about Primera Division

The Chilean Primera División is the top level league of the football pyramid in Chile. It is also known as the Campeonato AFP PlanVital, a sponsorship name. The league has 16 teams playing a season from February to December, split into Apertura (“opening”) and Clausura (“closing”) tournaments.