River Plate receive Nacional today at Estadio Libertadores de América at 7:30 PM ET trying to start their 2020 Copa Libertadores quarter-finals series with a victory. The Argentine side want to reach the South American tournament final for a third year in a row, while Nacional will try to get a good result away to define the series at home. 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.
River are going through a sweet moment right now and they’ll try to keep things that way when they receive another historical South American team in Nacional. Los Millonarios are ready to get their revenge after losing the Libertadores final last year and Nacional are another obstacle in their way.
Nacional will try to start things well when they face River, one of the best teams in this competition for the past five years. The Uruguayan side struggled in the prior round and now they know they need to bring their A-game if they want to defeat the all-powerful River.
River Plate vs Nacional: Match Information
Date: Thursday, 10 December, 2020
Time: 7:30 PM ET
Location: Estadio Libertadores de América, Buenos Aires
River Plate vs Nacional: Time By State In The U.S.
ET: 7:30 PM
CT: 6:30 PM
MT: 5:30 PM
PT: 4:30 PM
River Plate vs Nacional: Head-To-Head
These two teams have clashed four times in Copa Libertadores. This game will be the fifth encounter between them, with River having a little advantage over the Uruguayan giants. In four matches, River have won two games, Nacional won one and tied one.
River Plate vs Nacional: Top Scorers
River Plate: Julián Alvarez (5)
Nacional: Gonzalo Bergessio (2)
River Plate vs Nacional: Storylines
River eliminated Athletico Paranaense in the Round of 16 with a 1-0 victory over the Brazilian side at home last week. The Argentine side want to win this competition for the second time in three years and a victory against Nacional will put them closer to that goal.
Nacional struggled against Independiente del Valle last week, at home, beating them in a penalty shootout to beat the current Copa Sudamericana champions. They need to show a different face in Argentina if they want to advance to the semi-finals of the tournament.
How to watch or live stream online River Plate vs Nacional in the U.S.
Fanatiz USA, beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS CONNECT will broadcast this game in the United States. River and Nacional are two of the most traditional and popular teams in South America and whenever they face each other, a lot of people are watching.
River Plate vs Nacional: Predictions
Contrary to most teams in the last-16 round, River won their game at home against Paranaense. They are likely to keep things like that this Thursday at Estadio Libertadores de América. River have a big chance to win this game and drift away from Nacional quickly.