Preview: Boca Juniors vs. Estudiantes de La Plata

Scheduled Encounter

Boca Juniors are set to face Estudiantes de La Plata in the Argentine National Cup on November 23. This anticipated match is slated for a start time of 00:10 UTC.

Team Overview

Known alternatively as Boca or Boca Jrs, Boca Juniors are preparing to square off against Estudiantes de La Plata, also known as Estudiantes, Estudiantes L.P., Estudiantes La Plata, or Estudiantes LP. Their last encounter was 7 months prior during the Liga Profesional Round 2, which saw Estudiantes de La Plata emerging victorious with a scoreline of 0-1. Boca Juniors are entering the match with high spirits, having recently defeated Newells Old Boys in the Liga Profesional Round 2 on November 13.

On the other side, Estudiantes de La Plata is also riding a wave of positive momentum, having achieved three consecutive victories against CA Central Cordoba, Defensa y Justicia, and Sarmiento.

Recent Performance

Boca Juniors’ recent match resulted in a win against Newells Old Boys. Estudiantes de La Plata, on their part, are experiencing a series of victories, having triumphed over CA Central Cordoba, Defensa y Justicia, and Sarmiento in their last three games. In their past 20 matches, Boca Juniors have secured 9 wins, suffered 7 losses, and drew 4 times, whereas Estudiantes de La Plata have bagged 11 wins, faced 5 losses, and ended 4 matches in draws.

In their latest 6 games, Boca Juniors have claimed victory thrice (1-0 against Newells Old Boys on November 13, 2-1 against Union Santa Fe on October 21, and a 1-1 result against Talleres Cordoba on October 16), lost twice (1-2 to Fluminense on November 5 and 2-1 to Racing on October 25), and drawn once (1-1 against San Lorenzo on November 9).

Similarly, Estudiantes de La Plata have notched up 4 wins (0-1 against CA Central Cordoba on November 11, 2-1 against Defensa y Justicia on November 6, 2-1 against Sarmiento on October 24, and 0-2 against Huracan on October 14) and experienced 2 losses (2-1 against Platense on October 19 and 0-1 against Godoy Cruz on October 8) in their last 6 outings.

Head-to-head Record

Since August 2018, Boca Juniors and Estudiantes de La Plata have clashed 6 times. Each team has recorded 3 victories. Their most recent face-off was on April 16, 2023, in the Liga Profesional, Round 2 in Argentina, where Estudiantes de La Plata secured a 0-1 win. In these encounters, both teams have scored an equal number of goals, tallying 5 each.

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