ROSARIO. Newell’s Old Boys and Banfield didn’t manage to score any goal on Monday..
F. Belluschi didn’t score a decisive penalty (90′). That would have allowed Newell’s Old Boys to win the match.
The match was played at the Estadio Marcelo Alberto Bielsa stadium in Rosario on Monday and it started at 9:30 pm local time. The referee was Mauro Vigliano assisted by Alejo Castany and Juan Manuel González. The 4th official was Mariano González. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 22.5 degrees Celsius or 72.54 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 71%.
- 53 Ball Possession 47
- 8 Total 8
- 3 On Target 0
- 5 Off Target 8
- 2 Shots blocked 1
- 115 Attack 102
- 73 Dangerous attack 57
- 95 Ball safe 93
- 1 Penalties 0
- 2 Corners 4
- 1 Off Sides 2
- 12 Total 18
- 2 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 4
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Newell’s Old Boys was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Banfield that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Newell’s Old Boys was putting more pressure with 73 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 3 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough Newell’s Old Boys to win the match.
Newell’s Old Boys shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target. Regarding the opposition, Banfield shot 8 times, 0 on target, 8 off target.
Newell’s Old Boys received 2 yellow cards (F. Escobar and J. Giani). Regarding the opposition, Banfield received 2 yellow cards (F. Quinteros and L. Flores).
After this encounter, Newell’s Old Boys will have 28 points like Platense to go up in the 19th place. Regarding the opposition, Banfield will have 26 points like Central Cordoba SdE to go up in the 21st place.
In the next match in the Superliga, Newell’s Old Boys will play away against San Lorenzo on the 11th of December with a 1-1 head to head.
Banfield will host Arsenal de Sarandi on the 11th of December with a 3-2 head to head record in favor of Banfield (0 draws).
Newell’s Old Boys – Formation
Newell’s Old Boys started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Adrián Blas Taffarel decided to play with the following team: Alan Aguerre, Franco Escobar , Diego Calcaterra , José Canale , Mariano Bittolo , Julián Fernández , Jerónimo Cacciabue , Francisco González , Pablo Pérez , Maxi Rodríguez and Juan Garro .
The home team had on the bench: Ramiro Sordo, Nazareno Funez , W. Barlasina, M. Comba, T. Jacob, M. Leyendeker, Justo Giani , J. Sforza, M. Campagnaro, Nicolás Castro , Z. Mansilla and Fernando Belluschi .
Newell’s Old Boys made 5 changes: M. Rodriguez for N. Funez (58′), F. Gonzalez for R. Sordo (69′), J. Garro for J. Giani (69′), J. Cacciabue for N. Castro (79′) and P. Perez for F. Belluschi (79′).
Best player: Mariano Bittolo
The most impressive player for Newell’s Old Boys was Mariano Bittolo.
His rating iswith 38 passes (68% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 10 duels out of 14. He performed 2 crosses.
Banfield – Formation
Banfield started with a 4-2-2-2 line-up (4-2-2-2).
Diego Omar Dabove played with: Facundo Cambeses, Leonardo Flores , Alexis Maldonado , Alexis Sosa , Franco Quinteros , Nicolás Domingo , Giuliano Galoppo , Juan Álvarez , Agustín Urzi , Ramiro Enrique and Juan Manuel Cruz .
The following players were sitting on the bench: G. Miceli, J. Soñora, A. Amaya, Nicolás Linares, F. Altamirano, G. Tanco, Julián Eseiza, Luciano Pons, G. Canto, M. González, Jesús Dátolo and L. Ríos.
Banfield made 4 changes: A. Urzi for J. Datolo (68′), R. Enrique for L. Pons (78′), J. M. Cruz for J. Eseiza (84′) and N. Domingo for N. Linares (85′).
Best player: Franco Quinteros
The player that probably impressed the most for Banfield was Franco Quinteros.
His rating iswith 28 passes (57% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 17. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Superliga.