- Who: CA Talleres de Cordoba and Colon de Santa Fe
- Where: Estadio Malvinas Argentinas in Mendoza, Argentina
- When: Wednesday, August 30, 2023
- Time: 1:00 p.m.
The 13th edition of the Copa Argentina, the Copa Argentina AXION Energy 2023. began in January with 64 teams starting the tournament. Twenty-eight of those teams are members of the Primera Division. The other 36 teams involved in the Copa Argentina come from the following leagues: Primera Nacional (15), Primera B (5), Primera C (4), Primera D (2), and Federal A (10). Club Atletico Patronato, who defeated Talleres by a score of 1-0, won the 2022 Copa Argentina. The win was the first Copa Argentina victory for the club. Talleres have never won the event, but they were also the runner-up in 2020, giving them back-to-back trips to the final. There was no event in 2021 because of the pandemic.
With Patronato bowing out in the Round of 32 after a 2-1 loss to Argentinos Juniors, a new champion will be crowned in 2023. Talleres are still in the running. They meet Colon de Santa Fe in the Round of 16 on August 30. Colon has never made it to the final of the Copa Argentina. Boca Juniors is the winningest team in the history of Copa Argentina, taking home four of the 12 titles. Their last win came in 2020. River Plate, who have three titles, are the only club to win the Copa Argentina in back-to-back years, with victories in 2016, and 2017. The team won its third title in 2019.
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CA Talleres de Cordoba vs. Colon de Santa Fe betting picks
|CA Talleres de Cordoba||-105||-106||-104|
|Colon de Santa Fe||+290||+291||+300|
CA Talleres de Cordoba vs. Colon de Santa Fe betting breakdown
Talleres enter the Round of 16 coming off two shutout wins. In the opening round of the 2023 Copa Argentina they downed Chacarita Juniors 2-0, and followed that with a 1-0 triumph over River Plate. As for Colon, their two previous opponents also failed to score against them. The club defeated Club Atletico Colegiales in the opening round and dispatched Club Atletico Lanus by the same score in the Round of 32. Colon bowed out in the Round of 32 in 2022.
Talleres are the No. 2 team in the 2023 Argentine LPF Standings with 14 wins, eight draws, and five losses. The team has the second highest goal differential in the league at plus 19 with 42 goals for and 23 against. Talleres have not lost a game since they fell to Lanus 2-1 on June 24. Michael Santos, who has been with the team since 2021, leads the club and is tied for the league lead in goals with 13. He is the top scorer in the league with 18 points.
Colon has not had a good season in the LPF, with four wins, 13 draws, and 10 losses. The club’s goal differential is one of the worst in the league at minus 13, with 20 goals for and 33 against. On a positive note, Colon come into Wednesday’s game with victories in their past three outings, so the team has some momentum. Ramon Abila leads Colon in goals with six on the LPF season.
CA Talleres de Cordoba vs. Colon de Santa Fe head-to-head
Talleres and Colon have played four times since 2022. Talleres have won two of those games and the other two ended in draws. Overall, Talleres has won six times and Colon has won twice. Three fixtures between Talleres and Colon have ended in a draw.
Since 2022, Talleres have outscored Colon in the series 7-3 with Colon only scoring in two of the four games and Talleres scoring two goals in three of the four games and a single goal in the remaining matchup. Colon has struggled against Talleres on Talleres’ home field, where this game will be played, going winless in six games.
Best Bets for CA Talleres de Cordoba vs. Colon de Santa
Colon has played well as of late, but the team seems to be playing a bit over its head. While that has helped the club move to the Round of 16 in the 2023 Copa Argentina, it will take an enormous effort and a lot of luck for them to get by Talleres on Wednesday. The betting pick is for Talleres to beat Colon and move one step closer to a third straight appearance in the Copa Argentina final.
Best CA Talleres de Cordoba vs. Colon de Santa bet: Talleres to defeat Colon
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