Santos and Boca Juniors square off today in the second semi-finals of the 2020 Copa Libertadores. Brazilians and Argentines tied in the first game of the series at La Bombonera Stadium last week and this match is expected to have more emotions. The winner of the series will play for the trophy against Palmeiras, who eliminated last year's finalist River Plate on Tuesday with a 3-2 overall victory. 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.
Santos are having a very good moment right now and they’re inspired after beating Sao Paulo over the weekend. They’ll try to take advantage of their home stadium and beat Boca, who haven’t played well as visitors lately.
Boca are struggling to win in recent games and this game will be a very good opportunity for them to get things back on track after a couple of bad results. The Xeneize will try to surprise Santos at home and return to a Copa Libertadores final after nine years.
Santos vs Boca Juniors: Match Information
Date: Wednesday, 13 January, 2021
Time: 5:15 PM ET
Location: Vila Belmiro, Sao Paulo
Santos vs Boca Juniors: Time By State In The U.S.
ET: 5:15 PM
CT: 4:15 PM
MT: 3:15 PM
PT: 2:15 PM
Santos vs Boca Juniors: Copa Libertadores Top Scorers
Santos: Kaio Jorge (5)
Boca Juniors: Eduardo Salvio (6)
Santos vs Boca Juniors: Storylines and Head-To-Head
Santos earned a huge win over the weekend after beating Sao Paulo, the leader of the Brazilian Serie A. Now Cuca’s side will try to keep their momentum and extend it against a big team that will try to ruin their plans.
Boca have been tying a lot of games in recent times, including the prior one against Santos, at home. The couldn’t unlock the game and now will have to define everything at Vila Belmiro, where Santos demolished Gremio in the prior round.
This will be the sixth encounter between these two sides in this competition. Boca have won two and Santos have won two, too. The last game was the first tie between these two teams.
How to watch or live stream online Santos vs Boca Juniors in the U.S.
Fanatiz USA, beIN SPORTS en Español, beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS CONNECT will broadcast this exciting game in the United States.
Santos vs Boca Juniors: Predictions and Odds
This game is hard to predict for plenty of people. We are in front of two giant teams in South America, who know how to play this tournament and have won it already. It looks like Santos could have the advantage but this competition has shown over and over that having home court advantage doesn't meant anything.
However, oddsmakers put the visitors as slight favorites to win the match in the 90 minutes and reach the Copa Libertadores Final. According to Caliente, Santos have odds of +210, while it gives Boca Juniors odds of +145. A tie would result in a +200 payout.
* Odds via Caliente