Cartagines vs Alajuelense will be played on Wednesday, May 20 at 5 am in the 16th round of the Clausura, Costa Rica.
Cartagines ranks 5th out of 12, tied for points -22- with the 4th place holder, Jicaracal, who goes to the playoffs.
In the Apertura (Costa Rica tour – the two halves of the season are counted separately), Cartagines finished 5th, at the limit below the playoff spots.
Cartagines has three victories in the last four stages, 3-1 at Santos de Guápiles, 2-1 at La U Universitarios and 3-2 at Municipal Greece.
Alajuelense ranks 2nd in the standings; with 29 points, he is four behind the leader and three behind Herediano.
The guests come after the clearest victory of this season, 6-1 with the red lantern La U Universitarios.
Alajuelense won the Apertura, but lost the title final to Herediano, 0-1 away and 2-1 at home.
Out of seven trips to the Clausura, Alajuelense won only two – the rest, three draws and two defeats.
Football Prediction of the Day CS Cartaginés vs LD Alajuelense
Cartagines lost last time two rounds, 1-3 to leader Deportivo Saprissa.
The home team is after four stages over and GG.
Cartagines play next round in 8th place, Pérez Zeledón.
At home, Cartagines has four victories in the last five matches.
With nine goals, Marcel Hernández is the second scorer in the league.
Alajuelense has only won one of the last five, 1-0 at Santos de Guápiles; just as well, he lost once again, with the same score, to Limón.
The next stage plays at home with the 7th place, San Carlos.
The last two meetings with the Carthaginians ended identically, 1-1 in the Clausura round and the Apertura return.
In the Apertura tour, Alajuelense won 4-0 – for 11 matches they did not give up with Cartaginés, most of them tied (six).
Jonathan Moya scored four times last season in 6-1 with La U Universitarios.
Bet Tips: Draw or victory Alajuelense