Atletico Mineiro host Boca Juniors today, July 20, at the Mineirão Stadium in Belo Horizonte for the second leg of their Conmebol Copa Libertadores 2021 Round of 16 series. After drawing 0-0 last Tuesday, these teams can’t fail this time to reach the quarterfinals. Here, find out everything there’s to know about this match, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
With the goalless draw against Boca Juniors, Atletico Mineiro ended up a four-game losing streak. Then, in the Brasileirão Série A, Cuca’s team bounced back to claim a 2-1 victory over Corinthians. Now, they want to keep the momentum going in the continental clash.
On the other hand, Boca started their domestic league campaign with another draw (1-1) against Union de Santa Fe. Miguel Angel Russo’s side will try to get a win in Brazil to keep in the continental competition.
Atletico Mineiro vs Boca Juniors: Match Information
Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
Time: 6:15 PM (ET).
Location: Mineirão Stadium, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Atletico Mineiro vs Boca Juniors: Time by State in the US
ET: 6:15 PM
CT: 5:15 PM
MT: 4:15 PM
PT: 3:15 PM
Atletico Mineiro vs Boca Juniors: Storylines
Before last week’s match, the last time Atletico Mineiro and Boca Juniors faced each other in Copa Libertadores was in 1978, when they faced each other in the semifinals. Boca won both matches, 2-1 in Brazil and 3-1 on home soil, and ended up winning that tournament
Boca Juniors want to end a strike of three matches without win across all competitions, as they lost once and drew twice. Nevertheless, it won’t be an easy endeavor. Their last encounter in La Bombonera was tough for both sides, and almost no chances for either side.
Atletico Mineiro now will have the advantage of playing on home soil. Also, as the team has finally won in their domestic league, is ready to receive their rivals and try to reach the quarterfinals.
How to watch or live stream Atletico Mineiro vs Boca Juniors in the US
The game between Atletico Mineiro and Boca Juniors, to be played this Tuesday, July 20, at Estadio Mineirao for Copa Libertadores 2021 will be broadcasted in the US by beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español.
Atletico Mineiro vs Boca Juniors: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers in the US have already made their predictions for this match. According to FanDuel, Atletico Mineiro are the favorite with odds of -115, while Boca Juniors have +320. A tie would end up in a +220 payout.
*Odds by FanDuel