Venezuela Primera Division round-up: Deportivo La Guaira, Táchira and Caracas enjoy important wins

✨ Phil Foden vs. #ManUnited yesterday:

◾️ 3 goals
◾️ 6 shots/4 on target
◾️ 0.99 expected goals
◾️ 0.87 expected assists
◾️ 22 pressured touches
◾️ 7 carries
◾️ 23/25 completed passes
◾️ 2 through balls

Foden’s xG was higher than Haaland’s. ⤵️

#MCIMUN | #MCFC

🔥 Erling Haaland has outscored his xG by almost 100% so far this season:

🔹 14 goals
🔹 7.221 xG
🔹 6.779 goals over expected

After 8 games, his xG is higher than Romelu Lukaku had throughout the entire 2021/22 season.

#MCIMUN | #MCFC

🌪️ These 10 running backs have picked up the most rushing yards over expected in the #NFL so far, according to @NextGenStats.

⚡️ No surprise to see #Giants’ @saquon topping the list. Also check out #Jets’ rookie Bryce Hall making an appearance.

#TogetherBlue #TakeFlight

#LUFC have been one of the most intense teams in the @premierleague so far this season. But they’re also technically strong.

Players with successful most passes between the lines:

🔹 Marc Roca: 35
🔹 Adams: 22
🔹 Kristensen: 18
🔹 Harrison: 17
🔹 Struijk: 16

#LEEAVL

The #NFL has come to the UK! 🇬🇧

🔥 The first of three London games sees the most aggressive QB in the league – @Saints’ Jameis Winston – take on the @Vikings.

⚡️ Will Cousins, Jefferson, Cook & co. have too much for the Saints defense?

#MINvsNO #Vikings #Saints

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La Guaira extend lead

Two goals in a span of five minutes gave Deportivo La Guaira their third straight victory and the comfort of a four-point lead at the top of ‘Group Central’ in the Venezuelan Primera Division, following a 2-0 win against Academia Puerto Cabello.

Angelo Peña after 65 minutes and José Miguel Reyes just four minutes later, scored for Deportivo La Guaira to extend their lead to four points after second-placed Gran Valencia were beaten 1-0 by Carabobo.

It was the third game running that Gran Valencia failed to win.

Matches

Academia de Puerto Cabello 0-2 Deportivo La Guaira

Aragua 1-0 Gran Valencia

Carabobo 2-0 Lara


UCV hammer Monagas

Universidad Central de Venezuela continued their revival in ‘Group Oriental’ with a 3-0 rout over Monagas. (UCV).

After sitting bottom of the table, UCV changed manager and have gone on a run of three wins in their last five. This result was by far their most impressive and means they climb off the bottom of the table.

Daniel Mosquera was the man of the match after scored a brace and registering an assist.


Caracas sitting pretty

Caracas are now five points clear of Monagas after they beat bottom-of-the-table LALA 2-0, following two goals in the last 20 minutes.

A header from Leonardo Flores finally broke the deadlock in the 70th minute, before Osei Bonus added a second to give the group leaders their third consecutive win.


Matches

LALA 0-2 Caracas

UCV 3-0 Monagas

Mineros 1-2  Atlético Venezuela


Táchira find a way to win

Deportivo Táchira recovered from dropping points last week to beat Zulia go four-points clear at the top of the table, having played a game more.

Anthony Uribe, who returned to Venezuela after playing in Argentina and Colombia, scored his first goal for Táchira. A header from Pérez Greco doubled their lead., Yanowsky Reyes scored his ninth goal of the season for Zulia, but it did not prevent them losing their sixth game of the group stages.


Matches

Zulia FC 1-2 Táchira

Hermanos Colmenarez 1-1 Estudiantes de Mérida

Zamora 5-0 Trujillanos

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✨ Phil Foden vs. #ManUnited yesterday:

◾️ 3 goals
◾️ 6 shots/4 on target
◾️ 0.99 expected goals
◾️ 0.87 expected assists
◾️ 22 pressured touches
◾️ 7 carries
◾️ 23/25 completed passes
◾️ 2 through balls

Foden’s xG was higher than Haaland’s. ⤵️

#MCIMUN | #MCFC

🔥 Erling Haaland has outscored his xG by almost 100% so far this season:

🔹 14 goals
🔹 7.221 xG
🔹 6.779 goals over expected

After 8 games, his xG is higher than Romelu Lukaku had throughout the entire 2021/22 season.

#MCIMUN | #MCFC

🌪️ These 10 running backs have picked up the most rushing yards over expected in the #NFL so far, according to @NextGenStats.

⚡️ No surprise to see #Giants’ @saquon topping the list. Also check out #Jets’ rookie Bryce Hall making an appearance.

#TogetherBlue #TakeFlight

#LUFC have been one of the most intense teams in the @premierleague so far this season. But they’re also technically strong.

Players with successful most passes between the lines:

🔹 Marc Roca: 35
🔹 Adams: 22
🔹 Kristensen: 18
🔹 Harrison: 17
🔹 Struijk: 16

#LEEAVL

The #NFL has come to the UK! 🇬🇧

🔥 The first of three London games sees the most aggressive QB in the league – @Saints’ Jameis Winston – take on the @Vikings.

⚡️ Will Cousins, Jefferson, Cook & co. have too much for the Saints defense?

#MINvsNO #Vikings #Saints

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