The Copa Libertadores 2021 continues its course and Flamengo host Unión La Calera at the iconic Maracana stadium today in matchday 2 of Group G. The Brazilian side is hoping to improve last year's finish and to pursue the trophy, while the Chilean team is enjoying the experience of being involved in this tournament. Here, check out the match preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch this soccer game in the US.
Flamengo will be back at home looking to record a second consecutive win. Last week, the Mengao picked up three important points over Vélez Sarsfield in an eventful match in Argentina. With another victory, they would be making their way to hold onto the first two spots.
On the other hand, Unión La Calera are taking part in the prestigious Libertadores for the first time in the club's history after finishing second in the last Chilean tournament. Luca Marcogiuseppe's boys did a remarkable job in the opening match, although they couldn't grab a triumph.
Flamengo vs Unión La Calera: Match Information
Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Time: 6:15 PM (ET)
Location: Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Flamengo vs Unión La Calera: Time by State in the US
ET: 6:15 PM
CT: 5:15 PM
MT: 4:15 PM
PT: 3:15 PM
Flamengo vs Unión La Calera: Storylines
Flamengo began their campaign with a great victory against Vélez thanks to a beautiful goal from Giorgian De Arrascaeta ten minutes before to the final whistle. Rogério Ceni's team overcame a two-goal deficit in the second half to earn three important points.
After such a triumph, the Mengao expect to continue like this to secure one of the two Round-of-16 spots that are on the line in this stage. Beating their upcoming opponents could give them a boost for it.
The modest Unión La Calera, who are enjoying their first time in South America's greatest competition, impressed in their first game against Liga de Quito. They played offensive soccer and dominated throughout the game but were unable to capitalize on their chances to claim the win, and they drew 2-2.
Flamengo vs Unión La Calera: 2021 Copa Libertadores Standings
Flamengo are currently first in Group G with three points for their win over Vélez in the opening round. Unión La Calera are tied with Liga de Quito with one point each.
How to watch or live stream Flamengo vs Unión La Calera in the US
The 2021 Copa Libertadores game to be played between Flamengo and Unión La Calera for the second matchday of Group G will be broadcast in the US by Fanatiz, beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS CONNECT.
Flamengo vs Unión La Calera: Predictions and Odds
Oddsmakers in the US are to reveal the odds yet. However, Caliente has placed their bets and the hosts seem favorites. Flamengo were given odds of -750, while Unión La Calera have +2000, and a tie would result in a +700 payout.
|Unión La Calera||+2000|
* Odds via Caliente.