Boca Juniors and Defensa y Justicia face off at La Bombonera in the eigth round of the Argentine Copa de la Liga Profesional 2021. The Xeneize haven't won at home in this tournament so far. Defensa, on the other hand, couldn't grab a win on the road up to now. Take a look at the match preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch the game in the US.
Miguel Angel Russo's team will return to La Bombonera after tying with Independiente last weekend. Boca have been struggling to keep a winning streak, especially because they couldn't claim a victory on their venue yet.
Meanwhile, Defensa y Justicia are doing a good campaign up to now. The current champions of the Conmebol Sudamericana were very strong at home so far, but they failed to repeat such form on the road.
Boca Juniors vs Defensa y Justicia: Match Information
Date: Saturday, March 3, 2021
Time: 5:30 PM (ET)
Location: La Bombonera, Buenos Aires
Boca Juniors vs Defensa y Justicia: Time by State in the US
ET: 5:30 PM
CT: 4:30 PM
MT: 3:30 PM
PT: 2:30 PM
Boca Juniors vs Defensa y Justicia: Storylines and Head-to-Head
Boca Juniors will be back at La Bombonera hoping to make themselves stronger at home. The Xeneize have suffered without their fans, but it's time they turn things around if they want to fight for the championship. Moreover, Boca need to recover by grabbing the win, as they couldn't do it in the last two rounds.
This upcoming game probably won't be an easy job for Defensa y Justicia. They will face a powerful side that feels desperate to win on their ground, and they couldn't get good results on the road either. Can one of the two teams put their negative streaks to an end?
Both have faced each other seven times. Boca Juniors won five games, while Defensa y Justicia claimed the triumph once, and they've drawn only one game.
Boca Juniors vs Defensa y Justicia: Copa de la Liga Profesional 2021 Standings
Boca Juniors currently are sitting at the sixth position of Group B with ten points. Defensa y Justicia are fourth right now, only one point above Boca.
How to watch or live stream Boca Juniors vs Defensa y Justicia in the US
The Round 8 of the Argentine Copa de la Liga Profesional 2021 to be played between Boca Juniors and Defensa y Justicia at La Bombonera will be broadcasted in the US by Fanatiz and Paramount+.
Boca Juniors vs Defensa y Justicia: Predictions and Odds
Bookmakers have placed their bets ahead of this clash. DraftKings has given odds of -150 to a triumph of Boca Juniors, while Defensa y Justica have odds of +350 to win the game. A tie would result in a +275 payout.
|Defensa y Justicia||+350|
* Odds via DraftKings.