Anticipated Matchup in Argentina’s National Cup
On November 24 UTC, Defensa y Justicia is set to face San Lorenzo in a highly anticipated National cup match in Argentina. This encounter comes after their previous meeting in the Liga Profesional Round 2, where San Lorenzo emerged victorious with a 0-1 scoreline.
Defensa y Justicia Seeking Redemption Amidst Struggles
Known also as Defensa or U DEFENSA Y JUSTICIA, the team is experiencing a challenging phase. Ahead of this crucial match, they have suffered consecutive losses, including a defeat by San Lorenzo and a recent setback against Estudiantes de La Plata. Their last five games haven’t seen a single victory, indicating a rough patch in their campaign. The team’s defense, having conceded goals in their last three matches, is an area of focus, with both coach and players likely to emphasize strengthening this aspect.
San Lorenzo’s Positive Momentum
In contrast, San Lorenzo approaches this match with a positive outlook, buoyed by their recent 0-1 win against Defensa y Justicia in the Liga Profesional Round 2. This victory is part of a four-match unbeaten streak, setting a confident tone for the upcoming cup clash.
Analyzing Recent Performances
Defensa y Justicia’s recent form is a concern, with losses to San Lorenzo and Estudiantes de La Plata marking their recent outings. San Lorenzo, conversely, secured a win against Defensa in their last encounter. Looking at the broader picture, Defensa y Justicia have managed 8 wins, 7 draws, and 5 losses in their last 20 matches. San Lorenzo’s record is slightly different, with 7 wins, 8 draws, and 5 losses in their last 20 games.
In their last six matches, Defensa y Justicia won against Chaco For Ever, lost to San Lorenzo, Estudiantes de La Plata, and Belgrano Cordoba, and drew with Racing and Union Santa Fe. San Lorenzo, meanwhile, recorded victories over Defensa y Justicia and San Martin SJ, a loss to Godoy Cruz, and draws against Boca Juniors, Sarmiento, and Platense.
Historical Head-to-Head Overview
The historical encounters between Defensa y Justicia and San Lorenzo have been evenly matched since March 2021. Out of six meetings, both teams have secured two wins each, with two matches ending in draws. Their last confrontation on November 13, 2023, in the Liga Profesional, Round 2, saw San Lorenzo winning 0-1. Across these encounters, Defensa y Justicia scored a total of 7 goals, while San Lorenzo has netted 6.