River Plate and Argentinos Juniors meet today, July 14th, at the Monumental Stadium in Buenos Aires City in a duel between Argentine teams for the first leg of the 2021 Copa Conmebol Libertadores Round of 16. The team coached by Marcelo Gallardo is the great favorite to clinch the win over 'El Bicho', but shouldn't underestimate its rival. Here you will find everything there is to know about this soccer game for the South American tournament, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
The Millonarios advanced to the knockout stage of the South American tournament after finishing second in Group D, behind Fluminense of Brazil, while the team coached by Gabriel Milito got its spot in the playoffs after winning the Group F.
It will be the first game for both teams this new season, and a thrilling warm up before the start of the Argentine Copa de la Liga Profesional tournament this weekend. River and Argentinos will out all their energy on this upcoming game for the Copa Libertadores 2021, looking to take a good result to play the second leg with the lead in the series.
River Plate vs Argentinos Juniors: Match Information
Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Time: 8:30 PM (ET)
Location: Monumental Stadium, Buenos Aires City
River Plate vs Argentinos Juniors: Time by State in the US
ET: 8:30 PM
CT: 7:30 PM
MT: 6:30 PM
PT: 5:30 PM
River Plate vs Argentinos Juniors: Storylines
This will be the 130th meeting between these two Argentine teams, including all competitions. River Plate have won 69 times, while Argentinos have clinched 26 victories. The other 34 games have finished in a draw.
How to watch or live stream River Plate vs Argentinos Juniors in the US
The first leg match of the 2021 Copa Libertadores Round of 16 between River Plate and Argentinos Juniors to be played on Wednesday at the Monumental Stadium in Buenos Aires City will be broadcasted in the US by beIN SPORTS en Español, beIN SPORTS CONNECT.
River Plate vs Argentinos Juniors: Predictions and Odds
According to oddsmakers, the home side is the big favorite to take the win at the Monumental Stadium and the lead in the series. FanDuel gives River Plate odds of -250, while Argentinos Juniors have odds of +600. A tie would result in a +330 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel