River Plate 3/4 to beat Flamengo in Thursdays Copa Libertadores showdown
Competition: Copa Libertadores
Market: River Plate to beat Flamengo
Odds: 3/4 @ Bet365
With both River Plate and Flamengo confirming their spots in the Last 16 of this years Copa Libertadores, Flamengo will travel to Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti on Wednesday.
For the hosts on Thursday, although River Plate endured a difficult start to their Argentina Superliga season, The White and Reds have bounced back in emphatic fashion. After 27 domestic games this season, River Plate have won 13, drawn six and lost eight, scoring 39 and conceding 26 in return. With a points tally of 45, River Plate currently sit eighth in the Argentina Superliga table and are now just three points adrift of breaking into the Top Four. As for their recent form, after confirming their spot in the last 16 of this years Copa Libertadores, River Plate are now unbeaten in their last 16 matches in all competitions, winning 13 of those outings. Even more impressive for the hosts, The White and Reds have now kept a clean sheet in nine of their last 10.
As for the visitors, Flamengo have enjoyed an impressive start to the new season in Brazil’s Serie A and like their hosts, The Red and Blacks have also secured their spot in the knockout stages. After just six domestic games this season, Flamengo have won three, drawn two and lost one, scoring 12 and conceding six in return, Flamengo currently hold the best-attacking stats in Brazil and will need their attacking force if they intend to upset River Plate on Thursday. With a points tally of 11, Flamengo are now two points adrift of Atlético Mineiro in top spot and hold just a single point buffer over slipping down to seventh. As for their recent form, Flamengo have now won just one of their last four matches in all competitions, drawing two and losing one.
Bet: River Plate to beat Flamengo in Thursdays Copa Libertadores showdown 3/4 @ Bet365>>