Tip Deportivo Lara – Ucv FC
Lara entertains Universidad Central at the Estadio Metropolitano de Futbol de Lara for this match in the Venezuela Primera Division. The home team are in 15th position with 17 points while the visitors are in 16th position with 15 points. Only the 16th placed team in the league gets relegated and this match will go a long way to settling who gets relegated. Lara drew their last match which was the third consecutive match without a win. They have only won one of their last nine matches with three draws and five losses. Lara have only previously played Universidad Central once and that match ended in a goalless draw. They have struggled in front of goal this season and have only scored 13 goals in their 17 matches at an average of under a goal per match. Lara have lost four of their last five home matches with one win.
Universidad Central come into this match on the back of a 1-0 win over Caracas in their last match. It was their second win in their last four matches which has given them hope of surviving the drop. This match will be vital in deciding who will remain in the Primera Division. A win for Lara will see them move five points clear of Universidad Central while a win for the visitors will see them move off the foot of the table. The reason that Universidad Central find themselves at the bottom of the table is their dismal goals tally for the season. They have only scored ten goals and have failed to score in an incredible 11 matches this season.
Key points Deportivo Lara – Ucv FC
In three of Lara’s last four matches there have been over 2.5 goals.
They have only kept two clean sheets in their last ten matches.
Only once in Lara’s last four home matches has both teams scored.
In three of Universidad Central last four matches there have been over 2.5 goals.
They have only won one away match this season.