Gimnasia La Plata are playing Velez Sarsfield at the Liga Profesional, Round 2 of Argentina on September 13.
Gimnasia La Plata (also known as Gimnasia, Gimnasia L.P. or Gimnasia LP) and Velez Sarsfield (commonly referred to as Vélez or VÉLEZ SARSFIELD) meet again 7 months after the Liga Profesional Round 2 match which Velez Sarsfield won 3-1. Gimnasia La Plata are on a poor run of form as they’re approaching this clash after defeats from Colon and Talleres Cordoba failing to register a single victory in their past 9 games. The coach and the players will probably put extra effort in the defense as they have been conceding goals for 8 consecutive matches now.
Velez Sarsfield are preparing for the match after a loss against Independiente in Liga Profesional Round 2 on August 28. They’re going to need to sort out the problems in the back first to improve the results as they have been conceding goals for 4 consecutive away matches now.
Gimnasia La Plata are on a losing streak – they have lost to Colon and Talleres Cordoba in their previous 2 matches while Velez Sarsfield have lost to Independiente in their previous match. Overall, Gimnasia La Plata have won 4 of their last 19 matches, losing 8 and drawing 7, while Velez Sarsfield have won 4 of their last 20 matches, losing 9 and drawing 7.
Gimnasia La Plata have lost 4 times (2-0 against Colon on 26th of August, 0-3 against Talleres Cordoba on 20th of August, 1-3 against Boca Juniors on 17th of July and 2-0 against Tucuman on 12th of July) and drew twice (1-1 against Platense on 31st of July and 2-2 against Talleres Cordoba on 25th of July) in their most recent 6 matches.
Velez Sarsfield have won once (1-0 against Barracas Central on 20th of August), lost 3 times (2-1 against Independiente on 28th of August, 1-0 against Huracan on 31st of July and 2-2 against San Martin SJ on 21st of July) and drew twice (0-0 against Union Santa Fe on 25th of July and 1-1 against Sarmiento on 15th of July) in their most recent 6 matches.
Head to Head:
Gimnasia La Plata and Velez Sarsfield have met 6 times since November 2020. Gimnasia La Plata have won once, 3 matches ended in a draw while Velez Sarsfield have won twice. The most recent match between them took place on January 31, 2023 at the Liga Profesional, Round 2 of Argentina where Velez Sarsfield won 3-1. Gimnasia La Plata have scored 5 goals in these 6 head-to-head matches in total while Velez Sarsfield have scored 11.