Boca Juniors and Lanús face each other today at La Bombonera Stadium in a match for the 12th round of the Argentine Copa de la Liga Profesional 2021. The Xeneizes will try to extend their winning streak, while the visitors need a victory to get into the top four places in the table. Here you will find everything there is to know about this game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch or live stream it in the US.
The team coached by Miguel Angel Russo claimed a convincing 2-0 win over Santos of Brazil on Wednesday in a match for the second round of the Copa Libertadores 2021. It was the team's fourth victory in a row, taking both the international and domestic tournaments into account.
Meanwhile, Lanús suffered a 2-1 home defeat to Gremio of Brazil on Thursday in a game for the Copa Sudamericana 2021. It was the second straight loss for El Granate, who were also beaten 2-1 by Argentine League Group B leaders Vélez Sarsfield last Sunday.
Boca Juniors vs Lanús: Match Information
Date: Sunday, May 2, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM (ET)
Location: La Bombonera, Buenos Aires City
Boca Juniors vs Lanús: Time by State in the US
ET: 9:00 AM
CT: 8:00 AM
MT: 7:00 AM
PT: 6:00 AM
Boca Juniors vs Lanús: Storylines
It seems that the Xeneizes have finally found their best form this season. With former LA Galaxy winger Cristian Pavón recovered and winning a place in the first team, Boca are ready to fight for every title they compete this year. In the Argentine Copa de la Liga Profesional 2021, the team accumulates two straight wins, including last week's 2-0 away victory over Huracán.
Lanús' loss to Vélez last Sunday was Luis Zubeldía's side's third defeat in a row in the Primera División. However, the team is only one win away from getting into the group of the Top 4 and fight for a place in the second phase of the domestic league.
Sunday's game will be the 130th meeting between Boca and Lanús in the Argentine First Division (professional era). The Xeneizes have the advantage with 70 victories, while El Granate have 22. The other 37 matches finished in a draw.
How to watch or live stream Boca Juniors vs Lanús in the US
The Boca Juniors vs Lanús match for the 12th round of the Argentine Copa de la Liga Profesional 2021 to be played today at La Bombonera will be broadcast in the US by Fanatiz, TyC Sports Internacional, Paramount+.
Boca Juniors vs Lanús: Predictions and Odds
Coach Miguel Angel Russo won't take any risks and will put the best possible team on the field to win the game. Taking that into account, oddsmakers predict a victory for the home side at La Bombonera. According to DraftKings, Boca have odds of -150, while it gives Lanús odds of +400. A tie would result in a +245 payout.
* Odds via DraftKings