After the 1-1 draw in Brazil in the first leg, Racing Club host Sao Paulo today, July 20, at the Estadio Presidente Peron in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires, for their second leg of the Conmebol Copa Libertadores 2021 Round of 16 tie. Here, check out everything there’s to know about this match such as: the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
Racing Club reached the Round of 16 of the Copa Libertadores after winning four of their six games, including a win over Sao Paulo in Morumbi. That’s why La Academia is confident for this match.
On the other side, Sao Paulo didn’t have the best start in the domestic season, with 11 points and only two victories in the 12 opening games. However, Hernan Crespo’s men will try to raise their level and defeat Racing for the first time in this tournament.
Racing Club vs Sao Paulo: Match Information
Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
Time: 8:30 PM (ET).
Location: Estadio Presidente Perón, Avellaneda, Argentina.
Racing Club vs Sao Paulo: Time by State in the US
ET: 8:30 PM
CT: 7:30 PM
MT: 6:30 PM
PT: 5:30 PM
Racing Club vs Sao Paulo: Storylines
Sao Paulo and Racing will meet again in this edition, after the Argentinian side took four points from their two group stage matches in May. They won 0-1 in Morumbi with a goal from Joaquin Novillo and drew 0-0 in Avellaneda, before drawing again 1-1 in their last match.
Racing has shown to be the better team so far. And they can certainly take confidence from the first leg match, as they were able to compete as visitors. Now, on home soil they will try to book their ticket to the quarterfinals.
Sao Paulo hasn't won a Libertadores match in Argentina since they lifted the trophy 16 years ago. Now, they have to break that negative streak if they want to get into the last eight of Copa Libertadores.
How to watch or live stream Racing Club vs Sao Paulo in the US
The game between Racing Club and Sao Paulo, to be played this Tuesday, July 20, at Presidente Perón Stadium for Copa Libertadores 2021 will be broadcasted in the US by beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español.
Racing Club vs Sao Paulo: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers in the US have already made their predictions for this match. According to FanDuel, Racing Club are the favorites with odds of -160, while Sao Paulo have +165. In case of a tie, the payout would be +200.
*Odds by FanDuel