Racing Club host Sporting Cristal at El Cilindro in the 2021 Copa Libertadores Group Stage today, April 29, 2021, at 6:00 PM (ET). Here, you will find everything there is to know about this Group E Matchday 2 soccer match, such as predictions, odds, storylines, and how to watch the game. The Argentine team is one of the favorites in Group E to advance to the next round, but it must win every time it plays at home to avoid taking risks.
This will be their third overall meeting. At the moment, there is no better side in head-to-head games, with both Racing Club and Sporting Cristal triumphing in one match each, while no game has ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on March 17, 2015, and it ended in a 2-0 victory for the Argentine side at the Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores. It promises to be a more exciting clash as they meet for the first time since then, at the 2021 Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores.
Racing Club vs Sporting Cristal: Match Information
Date: Thursday, April 29, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Presidente Perón (El Cilindro), Avellaneda
Racing Club vs Sporting Cristal: Times by State in the US
ET: 6:00 PM
CT: 5:00 PM
MT: 4:00 PM
PT: 3:00 PM
Racing Club vs Sporting Cristal: Storylines
In Matchday 1, Racing Club have drawn 1-1 against Rentistas of Uruguay. Thus they sit in second place of Group E with one point. Meanwhile, Sporting Cristal lost to Sao Paulo of Brazil in the opening game, positioning them last in Group E with no points.
The Argentine squad will face Sao Paulo at home on Thursday, May 5. On the other side, Sporting will come against Rentistas at home on the same day in Matchday 2, on Thursday, May 5.
These opponents don't have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to March 10, 2015, and it ended in a 2-1 win for Sporting Cristal. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see who gets to go home with a win in Matchday 2.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Racing Club vs Sporting Cristal in the U.S.
The 2021 Copa Libertadores Matchday 2 game between Racing Club and Sporting Cristal, to be played on Thursday, at the Estadio Presidente Perón in Avellaneda, will be broadcasted on Fanatiz, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN SPORTS en Español, beIN SPORTS in the United States.
Racing Club vs Sporting Cristal: Predictions And Odds
All odds are in favor of Racing Club. FanDuel see them as the absolute favorites and thus, they have given them -225 odds to win this match. The away side Sporting Cristal have +600 odds to upset the Copa de la Liga Profesional club, while a tie would result in a +333 payout.
* Odds via Caliente