Sporting Cristal vs Huracan Predictions and Betting Tips

Sporting Cristal will host Huracan at the Estadio Alberto Gallardo on Thursday (March 16) in the second leg of the third qualifying round of the Copa Libertadores.

The hosts have had mixed results in the Liga 1 Apertura this season and will now turn their attention to continental football. Last week, Sporting were held to a goalless draw in the first leg.

They were second best for most of the game but were saved by a strong performance from their Peruvian goalkeeper Renato Solis. Sporting have appeared in the group stages of the Copa Libertadores 36 times and will look to add to that record with a win at home.

Huracan, meanwhile, are struggling in Argentina’s top flight but are in contention for the Copa Libertadores. They were by far the better side in the first leg, attempting 23 shots, but couldn’t find the back of the net and now have to do their best in hostile territory.

Sporting Cristal vs Huracan head to head and key numbers

  • There have been three matches between “Crystal” and “Huracan”. Both sides have won once and the other match ended in a draw.
  • The hosts are one of three teams in Peru’s top flight yet to taste defeat in the league this season.
  • Only five of the Huracan’s 12 points in the league have come on the road.
  • The Globo have conceded eight league goals this season, the second-best of any team in the Pro League for the best half.
  • Los Cerveseros have scored nine league goals this season. Only Sport Huancayo (10) and league leaders Deportivo Garcillaso (14) have scored more.
  • The Huracan have kept just two clean sheets in their last eight away games in various competitions.

Sporting Cristal vs Huracan Prediction

Sporting are on a three-match unbeaten run and have lost just one of their last seven games in various competitions. They are unbeaten at home this year.

Meanwhile, Huracan’s latest result ended their ten-match unbeaten run. They are the stronger side here and should come out on top.

PredictionSporting Cristal 0-1 Huracan

Sporting Cristal vs Huracan Betting Tips

Hint 1 – Result: Huracan

Tip 2 – Goals – Over 2.5/Under 2.5 (There have been under 2.5 goals in 7 of the last eight away games).

Tip 3: Both teams will score. No (both teams have scored in just two of their last six home games).

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