Valez worked very well in the pre-season preparation, which they confirmed by winning friendlies games against Defensor, Nacional and Colon. The hosts in full aquad will host Gimnasia, which is struggling not only with the organizational crisis, but also with the personnel. In principle, they did not play any pre-season matches, additionally they lost some important players, there are a lot of newcomers in the squad,won’t play Today : Rey, Soldano, Sosa, Cardozo, Aleman, Piris, Colazo.
Defensa in the argentinian league goes to the full stake today. The previous game with the last team in the league was wasted and ended in a draw. Today they cannot make the same mistakes. In that game, they dominated the whole match, but they missed the goal. Today, the opponent should help them, he is struggling with squad problems, and qualitatively also lags behind the hosts. 5 basic visitors cannot play, in the previous game their lack was visible and they lost 4: 2: Vega, Galeano, Arganaraz, Andueza, Maciel.
Arsenal, is the last team in the Argentine league table. They are during disastrous 3-game losing series. Squad shortages for the home team are also crucial: Andrada, Baez, Gariglio, Ortiz, Sepulveda. Last game was lost with 23rd into table Rosario 4:0 after really poor competition. Highflying Defensa is definitely not a good team to break. The guests are climbing the table, last win over Old Boys 2-0, previously a draw with the leader of the table.