Internacional will host Gremio today at the Beira Rio Stadium for the Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores 2020 to play a new edition of the Grenal, Brazil's most intense soccer derby. It will be the second meeting between these two arch rivals in this edition of the prestigious South American competition, with the last encounter finishing in a scoreless draw with eight players sent off. Check out everything there is to know about this exciting derby, such as the match preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch it.
Inter lead the Group E standings with 7 points after two victories and one draw. A win against their bitter rivals would put them in good position to face the rest of the group stage. However, it won't be a easy game for either team.
Gremio suffered a disappointing 2-0 away defeat against Universidad Católica in their last Copa Libertadores game. However, they are still in second place in Group E with 4 points, thanks to one win, one draw and one loss.
Internacional vs Gremio: Match Information
Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Time: 8:30 PM (ET)
Location: Beira Rio Stadium, Porto Alegre
Internacional vs Gremio Storylines
The Grenal is considered Brazil's most intense soccer derby. Every time they face each other, the players play as if it were a championship final. And Wednesday's match will be no exception. In their last meeting in March, also for this edition of the Copa Libertadores, eight players were sent off, four from each team. The match finished in a scoreless draw.
Internacional lost their last two games in the Brazilian First Division tournament, but clinched a 4-3 victory over América de Cali in one of the most entertaining Copa Libertadores games last week. Gremio, on the other hand, accumulate four games without defeats in the Brazilian league (1W-3D), but lost to Universidad Católica 2-0 in the South American competition.
How to watch or live stream Grenal Derby between Internacional and Gremio in the U.S.
The Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores 2020 Group E game between Internacional and Gremio to be played on Wednesday, September 23, at the Beira Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre will be broadcasted in the United States by Fanatiz, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN SPORTS en Español.
Internacional vs Gremio Predictions and Odds
There is no doubt that the next Grenal Derby will be as intense as any other. Oddsmakers put Internacional as the big favorites to take the 3 points on Wednesday. According to FanDuel, Inter have odds of +125, while Gremio have odds of +210. A tie would result in a +200 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel