Sports Mole previews Sunday’s Argentina Primera Division clash between Huracan and Atletico Tucuman, including predictions, team news and possible line-ups.
I want to get home wins in a row for the first time since February. Huracan welcome Atlético Tucuman Sunday at the Estadio Tomas Adolfo Duco.
The visitors, on the other hand, are unbeaten in seven games in all competitions and will try to keep the juggernaut running.
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Huracan failed to secure two of two wins on Wednesday as they drew 1-1 away against a stubborn Defensa Justicia side.
In an end-to-end affair at Norberto Tomaghello Stadium, Carlo Rotondi broke the goal in the 17th minute, but the guests responded six minutes later than Franco Cristaldo scored to force part of the loot.
Before, Diego DaboveThe Madrid men ended their three-game losing streak on 11 June when they edged out Rosario Central 2-0 thanks to a Cristaldo goal in the first half and a Lauraro Blanco own goal in the 54th minute.
Huracan go into the weekend unbeaten in their last five home games and have recorded four wins and a draw since losing 3-0 to Boca Juniors last October.
While they’ll be looking to continue that good run, next up is a challenge from an opposing side who are unbeaten in each of the last three meetings between the teams since 2019.
Atletico Tucuman, on the other hand, clinched their first win of the season last time out as they beat Lanus 2-1 at the Estadio Monumental Jose Fierro.
Twenty years old Luke Varaldo scored in the 34th minute to give the visitors the lead in the first half Ramiro Carrera scored twice in the second period to turn the game upside down.
Earlier, Atletico Tucuman held Colon de Santa 1-1 in their season opener on June 4 before an uneventful goalless draw at River Plate eight days later.
Luke PusineriArgentino’s men have gone unbeaten in their last seven games in all competitions, winning three and drawing four since losing 4-2 to Argentinos Juniors on 21 April.
Huracan form of Argentine Primera Division:
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Form of Argentina Primera Division of Atletico Tucumán:
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Caesar Ibanez is doubtful for Huracan after the 23-year-old defender was substituted off injured mid-game against Defensa Justicia last time out.
With his goal in the aforementioned game, Cristaldo has now scored in two straight games and the 25-year-old will be one to watch.
In the meantime, Pusineri cannot use the services of Marcelo Ortizwho will sit out his third straight game after suffering an injury in the season opener against Colon.
Atlético Tucuman will also be content with the absence Ramiro Cristobalwho sustained a muscle injury in a duel with Newell’s Old Boys in March.
Argentine defender Augustine Lagos continues his long road to full fitness after the 20-year-old defender tore his cruciate ligament in August 2021.
Huracan possible starting line-up:
Chaves; Soto, Galvan, Merola, Ibanez; Cristaldo, Fattori, Hezze; Garre, Coccaro, Cabral
Atletico Tucuman possible starting line-up:
Lamp; Garay, Bianchi, Capasso, Orihuela; Rius, Acosta, Pereyra, Carrera; Lotti, Menendez
We say: Huracan – Atlético Tucuman 1:1
While Huracan will look to return to winning ways, they will be hampered by an opposing side who are unbeaten in seven straight games in all competitions. However, Atletico Tucuman have failed to win any of their last 13 away games and we expect that trend to continue as the spoils are shared in this game.
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