EST vs DIR Dream11 Match Prediction: Real Esteli will be taking on Diriangen in what shall be an intriguing contest in the Nicargua League. This will be the 17th fixture for both clubs and they’re both evenly poised with 31 points on board. However, it’s Real Esteli that has a superior goal difference that puts them at third, while, Dirigangen is a spot blow at fourth. A win for either side will be pivotal in the grand scheme of things as they’re five points behind table toppers Managua who have 36 points on board.
Date- Thursday, April 16
Kick-Off- 5:30 AM (IST)
Venue- Estadio Independencia, Esteli
Real Esteli are on the back of a win away from home to Chinandega. As a result of the recent victory, Real Esteli are back on the second spot especially since Diriangen ended up drawing to Municipal Jalapa. Edgar Castillo was the figure who gave the lead even though an equalizer was struck soon enough. But two goals from Brandon Ayerdis and Taufic Gurach in the final 20 minutes got Real Esteli maximum points. With the upcoming game being a home fixture, Esteli could be without Castillo after he was taken off at half-time versus Chinadega.
Diriangen dropped points yet again while being on the road as this time it was a draw to Municipal Jalapa. This was their fourth away game in succession in which Diriangen dropped points. Neither side were able to score a goal as Diriangen dropped off from the top two region. The upcoming fixture will once again be a stern test in order to have a claim in the title race. They will have to bring an end to their poor run of form away from home in order to bag a vital win.
EST (Expected Playing 11)- H Maradiaga; F Paz, J Casco, C Gutierrez, L Lopez, B Ayerdis, J Barrera, M Lopez, O Acevedo, F Tavano, E Castillo
DIR (Expected Playing 11)- R Espinoza; E Tellez, B Montiel, B Laureiro, J Zapata, J Coronel, T Lopez, M Fletes, D Zuniga, A Acuna, G Rodriguez
L Acuna has been one of the standouts in midfield for Real Esteli. Acuna has scored four goals from the last 15 appearances for his side and can prove to be a real asset.
D Zuniga can pose a threat in the advanced role for Diriangen. Zuniga has bagged eight goals from the last 32 appearances for his side. Having Zuniga in the Dream11 Match Prediction side could earn the user a decent amount of points.
T Gurach can be vital up top for Real Esteli. The centre-forward has five goals from the last 16 games for his side. Gurach’s inclusion in the today match prediction side could earn the user some valuable points.
B Laureiro in midfield can be pivotal for Diriangen. Laureiro has four goals from the last 16 appearances and is known for his ability to distribute the ball with precision.
Real Esteli have impressed at home lately by going six games unbeaten, whereas, Diriangen are yet to win an away fixture since the last four games. That being said, the hosts Real Esteli will be the favourites heading in.
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