Preview: Millonarios vs Once Caldas (Apertura 2024)

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Millonarios will be looking to break their streak of two consecutive defeats and secure a win to regain their spot in the qualifying zone as they face Once Caldas de Manizales. The match will bring an old acquaintance to Bogotá, Dayro Moreno, who is just three goals away from becoming the top scorer in the history of the FPC. The game will kick off at 8:15 pm this Tuesday, with live coverage available on WIN TV and audio through the multi-transmission of Mundo Millos across all our platforms.

Gamero’s team enters this duel on the back of two back-to-back losses, first at home against Águilas Doradas and more recently against Patriotas in Tunja. As a result, Millonarios has dropped out of the top eight and currently sits outside the classification zone (you can review the Apertura standings here). Once Caldas, on the other hand, has just suffered a defeat in the coffee classic against Pereira. They come into the game with two points less than Millonarios and also with two consecutive defeats. You can find a comprehensive analysis of the rival here.

The history between Millonarios and Once Caldas in the league shows a total of 211 games, with 89 victories for the blue side, 55 for the albos, and 67 draws. In these encounters, Millonarios has scored 311 goals against Once Caldas’ 258. The Ambassador has a five-game unbeaten streak at home against Once Caldas, spanning four years, with three consecutive wins.

Tonight’s match will mark the 8th game played by Millonarios on February 27 in official tournaments. Throughout history, Millonarios has recorded 3 wins, 2 draws, and 2 losses on this date. The most recent precedent was a 0-2 defeat against Corinthians in the 2013 Conmebol Libertadores, while the last victory on this date was in 1994 against América at Pascual Guerrero.

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