LDU Quito and Gremio meet today, July 13, at the Estadio Rodrigo Paz Delgado for the first leg of the Round of 16 of Copa Sudamericana 2021. Here, check out everything there’s to know about this soccer match such as the preview, information, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
LDU Quito is playing the Sudamericana after finishing third in the Group G of Copa Libertadores. The team won two of their six matches, and it wasn’t enough to reach the knockout stage of the Libertadores. After those results, Pablo Repetto left his charge as manager, and he was replaced by Pablo Marini.
On the other hand, Gremio was the first of their group with 16 points thanks to their five victories and one draw. However, their bad results in their local league caused the exit of Thiago Nunes as head coach. Luis Felipe Scolari took his place this week.
LDU Quito vs Gremio: Match Information
Date: Tuesday, July 13, 2021.
Time: 06:15 PM (ET).
Location: Estadio Rodrigo Paz Delgado, Quito, Ecuador.
LDU Quito vs Gremio: Time by State in the US
ET: 06:15 PM
CT: 05:15 PM
MT: 04:15 PM
PT: 03:15 PM
LDU Quito vs Gremio: Storylines
The last time that these teams met was in the group stage of Copa Libertadores 2016. That day, Gremio won 3-2 in a dramatic match. In fact, LDU Quito and Gremio have faced each other four times, with three victories for the Brazilian team and only one for LDU Quito.
This time, both teams arrive into the match with a new manager. Also, Gremio is traveling without some important players such as Rafinha, Ferreira, Victor Bosbin, Brenno and Matheus Henrique. The last two are part of Brazil’s squad for the Olympic Games.
On the other hand, LDU Quito has been working with Marini for two weeks now. However, they haven’t play a competitive match since June, when they lost against Barcelona SC in the Supercopa of Ecuador.
How to watch or live stream LDU Quito vs Gremio in the US
The game between LDU Quito and Gremio, to be played this Tuesday, July 13, at Estadio Rodrigo Paz Delgado for the Copa Sudamericana 2021 will be broadcasted in the US by beIN SPORTS XTRA, beIN SPORTS CONNECT.
LDU Quito vs Gremio: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers in the US haven’t made their predictions for this match yet. However, LDU Quito is favorite, not only because they're the hosts, but also because Gremio have only one week to train with Scolari.