River Plate – Boca Juniors: Preview & Prediction
Saturday, at 21:00, Argentina and the world of football will stop the time of a meeting already legendary: Superclasico
River Plate -Boca Juniors, counting for the final return of Copa Libertadores 2018. Authors a great draw on the field of Boca Juniors in the first leg (2-2), Marcelo Gallardo and his men have taken a considerable advantage, and will of course advance on their lawn stadium Monumental. Winners of the Trophy in 2015, the six players still present in the ranks of Banda Roja will give everything to glean a second Latin American crown in four years, equivalent to the Champions League on the continent.
Rather successful in recent times against their rivals forever, the River Plate players are counting well and continue their momentum, to capsize the 66,000 fans present in the neighborhood neighborhood Nuñez of Buenos Aires. For its part, Boca Juniors has not of course abdicated, but will have to do very hard to reverse the situation. Not really in the odor of holiness on the side of the Monumental, Carlos Tevez and company know that the task they will have to realize promises to be gigantic, and should propose an opposition of all times, true to the catchy mentality of the Argentines. A match that will not be missed under any pretext.
A draw can be enough for River Plate to become champion (0-0 and 1-1 win the Banda Roja).
River Plate have lost only one of their last 24 games at Monumental (Grêmio, in Copa Libertadores).
Marcelo Gallardo’s men have not lost to the Argentineans at home since November 26, 2017. Almost a year!
Boca Juniors has not won any of the last 4 Superclasicos against River.
River Plate will have the advantage of the experience: 6 players winners of the Trophy in 2015 still fill the ranks of the team.
No team has managed to recover an unfavorable situation in the final of the Libertadores, since 5 years.
Although Boca Juniors will not give up until the last second of the game, it would be surprising to see River Plate collapse on its lawn. The men of Marcelo Gallardo showed talent and maturity in the first leg, and can rely on a public of madness to push them to victory. As in the last four games between the two teams, River will not bow to win the title of Latin American champion.
River Plate – Boca Juniors: Betting Tips
Boca Juniors – Win Odds: 2.90
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70