Nacional host River Plate in the second leg of the 2020 Copa Libertadores quarter-finals at Gran Parque Central today. The Argentine side clinched a 2-0 win in the first match of the series and will now try to keep their advantage and move on to the next round of the prestigious South American competition. Here you will find everything there is to know about this exciting game, such as the match preview, information, storylines, predictions, and how to watch or live stream it in the US.
Nacional left a very poor image last week against River, not even trying to attack and waiting for River to play while they looked for the counter-attack that never arrived. They conceded two goals and now will try to overturn that result playing at home.
River were just great in the first game of the series, showing all their quality against Nacional and making it clear that they’re still one of the best teams in the Copa Libertadores. El Millonario will try to confirm their qualification to the semi-finals and eliminate the Uruguayan rivals as visitors.
Nacional vs River Plate: Match Information
Date: Thursday, 17 December, 2020
Time: 7:30 PM ET
Location: Gran Parque Central, Montevideo
Nacional vs River Plate: Time By State In The U.S.
ET: 7:30 PM
CT: 6:30 PM
MT: 5:30 PM
PT: 4:30 PM
Nacional vs River Plate: Head-To-Head
With their victory last week, River have won three games against Nacional, tying one and losing one against El Bolso.
Nacional vs River Plate: Top Scorers
River Plate: Julián Álvarez (5)
Nacional: Gonzalo Bergessio (2)
Nacional vs River Plate: Storylines
Nacional come from losing a very important game against their archrivals, Peñarol, and now will try to show a different face against River Plate to try to beat them although the job will be extremely hard to carry out.
River Plate have lost one game in their last 10 matches (seven wins and two draws) and they’ll try to continue their good moment when they face a hurt Nacional team that is urged to win this game. They tied with Argentinos Juniors over the weekend and now it’s time to close the year with a victory over a big rival.
How to watch or live stream online Nacional vs River Plate in the U.S.
Fanatiz USA, beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN SPORTS en Español will broadcast this game in the United States. A duel between two giants teams that will surely draw a lot of attention.
Nacional vs River Plate: Predictions
Even though Nacional will probably try to score a goal from the first minute of the game, River’s advantage is really big. They will hold onto it and will leave the arena with the victory and the qualification to the next round of the tournament.
* Odds to be published soon