Colo-Colo vs Fortaleza : 05/26/22 12:00 AM
Tip Colo-Colo – Fortaleza
A big battle is expected when Chilean side Colo Colo plays host to Fortaleza from Brazil in Group F of the Copa Libertadores. Top spot is already secured by River Plate and these two, both on seven points, will battle for second place, which is currently occupied by Fortaleza, by virtue of a better goal difference. Both these teams are coming from winless outings and will be looking to bounce back. For Colo Colo it has been two games without a win, the most recent a 1-1 draw with O’Higgins. Their last outing in the Copa Libertadores ended in a 4-0 loss to River Plate, and it remains the only time they’ve failed to score in their last 15 matches across all competitions. In Copa Libertadores action, Colo Colo have no win in their last three matches while both sides have scored in four of the five games.
Fortaleza go into this game with two wins in their last five matches but their most recent game ended in a 1-0 loss at home to Fluminense. That was a second loss in three matches and they will hope to bounce back here. The loss to Fluminense also passes as the only time in the last six matches that they’ve failed to score. The Brazilians are heading to this game unbeaten in their last three matches in Copa Libertadores. In their last outing in this competition, they thumped Alianza Lima 2-0, their first clean sheet this season in the competition and the second time they scored twice. Fortaleza have failed to score once in their last five Libertadores matches – in a game against group leaders River Plate, which they lost 2-0. In three of their five matches in this competition, both sides have scored.
Key points Colo-Colo – Fortaleza
Colo Colo have failed to score once in the last 15 matches.
Both sides have scored in four of Colo Colo’s last five Libertadores matches.
Both teams have scored in three of Fortaleza’s last five Libertadores matches.
Colo Colo have no clean sheet in their last five Copa Libertadores matches.
Fortaleza have one clean sheet in five Copa Libertadores matches.
ConclusionCOLO-COLO – FORTALEZA
This game will be a battle for second place and it is expected to be tough. A draw will be enough for Fortaleza but hosts Colo Colo will give them a run for their money, looking to take advantage of playing at home. These two sides have good scoring runs but have struggled a bit in defence, which makes both sides scoring here a good pick.