Palmeiras host River Plate today at Allianz Parque to confirm their first-leg 3-0 victory over the Argentine giants. This game will define the first finalist of the 2020 Copa Libertadores. 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.
Palmeiras are having a very sweet moment right now and they will try to continue that when they face River, one rival that couldn’t stand a chance against them last week, as Palmeiras dominated them with a 3-0 victory at Estadio Libertadores de América.
River, on the other hand, are going through a very complex moment right now after losing two big games in the past couple of days. Now they’ll try to turn things around against the hardest rival of all, but this team haven’t surrendered yet.
Palmeiras vs River Plate: Match Information
Date: Tuesday, 12 January, 2020
Time: 8:30 PM ET
Location: Allianz Parque, Sao Paulo
Palmeiras vs River Plate: Time By State In The U.S.
ET: 8:30 PM
CT: 7:30 PM
MT: 6:30 PM
PT: 5:30 PM
Palmeiras vs River Plate: Starting Lineups
Palmeiras probable starting lineup: Weverton; Marcos Rocha, Gustavo Gómez, Alan Empereur; Gabriel Menino, Patrick de Paula, Daniel, Matías Viña; Rony, Luiz Adriano and Gustavo Scarpa.
River Plate probable starting lineup: Franco Armani; Gonzalo Montiel, Robert Rojas, Paulo Díaz or Javier Pinola, Fabrizio Angileri; Bruno Zuculini or Julián Álvarez, Enzo Pérez, Nicolás De la Cruz, Ignacio Fernández; Rafael Santos Borré and Matías Suárez.
Palmeiras vs River Plate: Copa Libertadores Top Scorers
Palmeiras: Luiz Adriano (5)
River Plate: Rafael Borré (6)
Palmeiras vs River Plate: Storylines And Head-To-Head
Palmeiras have only lost one game of their prior 15, winning 10 and drawing four games over that span. They will try to continue their good streak with a win over River, whom they dominated last week with a smart strategy.
River come from losing 2-0 against Independiente over the weekend for the Argentine league, a couple of days after they lost to Palmeiras at home. They know they need to play a perfect game today if they want to keep their hopes alive.
This will be their fourth match in this competition. Palmeiras have won two games and River one.
How to watch or live stream online Palmeiras vs River Plate in the U.S.
Fanatiz USA, beIN SPORTS en Español, beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS CONNECT will broadcast this exciting game in the United States this Tuesday.
Palmeiras vs River Plate: Predictions and Odds
It will be very hard to see Palmeiras giving up a 3-0 advantage but this tournament is one of the most exciting in the world. Anything can happen and River aren’t strangers at demolishing rivals as visitors.
Although Palmeiras play at home and have a big advantage over the Argentine side, oddsmakers suggest that today's game will be very tight, and put the visitors as the favorites to take the win in the 90 minutes. According to Caliente, the Brazilian team has odds of +190, while it gives River odds of +137. A tie would result in a +235 payout.
* Odds via Caliente