Real Esteli vs Marathon Prediction: Betting Lines, Odds & Picks (09/30/2021)

This preview looks at the second leg of the CONCACAF League R16 game between Real Esteli and Marathon. This fixture sees Marathon holding a 2-0 lead from the first leg.

Real Esteli vs Marathon Top Free Betting Picks

Real Esteli come into this match aiming to overturn a two-goal deficit following the 2-0 loss against Marathon in the first leg. During the weekend, the Nicaraguan team reinforced their bid to comeback by claiming a 2-1 win over Deportivo Ocotal. Marathon suffered a first defeat in four matches following a 2-1 loss against Vida.

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Real Esteli victory

Real Esteli might have suffered a defeat in the first leg game against Marathon, but home games have been a huge strength for the team. The team has only suffered one defeat – against MLS outfit Columbus Crew – in the last 12 games at home. Marathon might have a decisive lead from the first leg, but the club’s away form is not very convincing.

Total goals over 2.5

Marathon do not score a lot of goals when it comes to games outside their domestic league. This should help Real Esteli mount a comeback and the team do tend to score a lot of goals at home. In fact, the last five matches at home have seen Real Esteli come up with 16 goals. At the same time, they end up conceding goals at home and this should not come as a surprise when they are trailing by a significant margin.

Goals from both teams

Real Esteli have kept three clean sheets in the last five matches at home, but they may struggle to do the same this time around. Real Esteli have to attack from the word go to have any chance of coming back into the tie. This should offer Marathon opportunities to score.

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Real Esteli vs Marathon: CONCACAF League Match Preview

Real Esteli

Real Esteli come into this game with a sharp reminder that their home form is quite strong compared with most other CONCACAF league opponents. Marathon have reasons to be worried despite possessing a 2-0 lead. The hosts are unbeaten in the last 12 matches at Estadio Independencia.


Marathon will be increasingly confident about progressing to the quarter-finals of the CONCACAF league provided that they do the basics right against Real Esteli. The 2-0 lead from the first leg gives visitors the comfort of being able to afford some mistakes.

Questions about Real Esteli vs Marathon

Real Esteli vs Marathon Prediction

Where is the match scheduled? Estadio Independencia

When does this match start? September 30, 2021 at 03:30 GMT

Which team is the favorite to win? Marathon

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