Athletico Paranaense host America de Cali today at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba for their second leg match of Round 16 for the Conmebol Copa Sudamericana 2021. Here, find out everything there’s to know about this soccer match, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
The hosts came to this match from a loss on Saturday against Ceara in the Serie A Brasileirao. On the other hand, America de Cali just played their first match in the Torneo Clausura in Colombia. They won 3-1 over Junior.
In the first leg, Paranaense won 1-0 in Cali. Now, the Colombian side, coached by Juan Carlos Osorio, will try to turn things around. However, it won’t be an easy task for America, as they don’t have a good record in Brazil.
Athletico Paranaense vs America de Cali: Match Information
Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
Time: 8:30 PM (ET).
Location: Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, Brazil.
Athletico Paranaense vs America de Cali: Time by State in the US
ET: 8:30 PM
CT: 7:30 PM
MT: 6:30 PM
PT: 5:30 PM
Athletico Paranaense vs America de Cali: Storylines
These two teams have met each other four times in Copa Libertadores, with two wins for the Colombians, one for the Brazilians and one draw. In Copa Sudamericana, their first match took place last week in the first leg of this tie.
At the Hernan Ramirez Villegas Stadium, Paranaense claimed the victory 1-0 over the hosts. Nikão’s goal in the first half was enough for the Brazilian side. Now, on home soil, Paranaense will want to expand the advantage.
America de Cali don’t have a good history in Brazil, where they haven't won since 1993, when they defeated Flamengo (1-3). Their last visit to Brazil ended up in a 1-0 defeat against Cerro Porteño.
How to watch or live stream Athletico Paranaense vs America de Cali in the US
The game between Athletico Paranaense and America de Cali, to be played this Tuesday, July 20, at Arena da Baixada for Copa Sudamericana 2021 will be broadcasted in the US by beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español.
Athletico Paranaense vs America de Cali: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers in the US haven't made their prediction for this match. However, Caliente put Athletico Paranaense as the favorites to win at home after the victory in the first leg. The Brazilian side has odds of -125, while America de Cali, who don't have a good record in Brazil, have odds of +375. A tie would result in a +235 payout.