Junior FC vs Oriente Petrolero – Colombia’s Junior FC will face Bolivia’s Oriente Petrolero in Round 5 of the Copa Sudamericana Group H on Wednesday at Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez.
Colombia is still in second place in Group H with 7 points. They won twice, drew once, and lost once each. Junior FC’s three-game unbeaten run in the Copa Sudamericana came to an end when they were defeated 1-2 by Fluminense in their last group match.
Junior FC is currently in 5th place in Primera A – Apertura, with 32 points from 20 games. They enter this match after a 4-2 loss against Jaguares de Cordoba in their previous league match, which was their second consecutive defeat.
Oriente Petrolero, on the other hand, sits at the bottom of the group, having failed to earn a point after four games. They lost all four games they played, allowing 11 goals while scoring only twice. The visitors were defeated by Union Santa Fe 0-2 in their previous group match.
After 15 games, Oriente Petrolero leads the Bolivian Division Profesional Apertura with 22 points. With a 4-point lead, they presently hold the last slot in the quarter-final playoffs.
The visitors were defeated 1-2 by Santa Cruz in their last league match after failing to stop a goal-scoring shot in the 95th minute.
Junior FC vs Oriente Petrolero – Betting Analysis
They met five times, with Junior FC winning each occasion, and over 2.5 goals were scored in each of their five home games, with both teams contributing.
Junior FC won the rematch by a score of 3-1. Junior FC only lost one of their 13 home games, which were played in various venues.
They won 11 of them. They’ve even won their last five head-to-head games in a row, preserving a fantastic record. Oriente Petrolero, on the other hand, has lost all four games in the Copa Sudamericana, allowing a total of 11 goals.
In their last seven away league matches in various competitions, they have only won once. We believe Junior FC will win this upcoming match against these poor visitors, based on their h2h domination and home form.