River Plate and Arsenal de Sarandí return to action in Argentine soccer for the eighth round of the Copa de la Liga Profesional 2021. The Millonario will visit the bottom-placed of the group seeking for a win after tying last weekend. Here, take a look at the match preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch the game in the US.
Marcelo Gallardo's team have tied with Racing Club at the Monumental stadium in the last round. They are fighting to be among the top-four of the group, but they had ups and downs so far.
The hosts, on the other hand, are doing a poor campaign after seven rounds. Arsenal de Sarandí are the only team of Group A that haven't won up to now, while they just managed to get one point. Their next challenge doesn't seem promising either.
Arsenal vs River Plate: Match Information
Date: Saturday, March 3, 2021
Time: 8 PM (ET)
Location: Julio Humberto Grondona stadium, Sarandí, Buenos Aires
Arsenal vs River Plate: Time by State in the US
ET: 8 PM
CT: 7 PM
MT: 6 PM
PT: 5 PM
Arsenal vs River Plate: Storylines and Head-to-Head
River Plate will visit Arsenal trying to pick up the three points, after failing to do so last weekend against Racing. The Millonario is always a serious contender, but they struggle to find consistency. To keep pushing for a good result in the tournament, Gallardo's side has to claim the victory in this game.
Meanwhile, Arsenal are having a poor performance in the Copa de la Liga. They have lost six of the seven games played, and remain winless so far. Can Arsenal change their fortunes against arguably the most powerful team in the country?
These two have faced each other 28 times. River Plate won 13 of those games, while Arsenal claimed the victory on 5. Moreover, they've drawn in ten matches.
Arsenal vs River Plate: Copa de la Liga Profesional 2021 Standings
Both are going through very different situations in the local competition. Arsenal are at the bottom of Group A with only one point, while River Plate sit at the fifth place with eleven points.
How to watch or live stream Arsenal vs River Plate in the US
The game to be played between Arsenal de Sarandí and River Plate for Round 8 of the Argentine Copa de la Liga Profesional 2021 will be broadcasted in the US by Fanatiz, TyC Sports Internacional, and Paramount+.
Arsenal vs River Plate: Predictions and Odds
Oddsmakers have made their predictions and the visitors are the clear favorites for this clash. DraftKings has given odds of -335 to a River Plate victory, while an Arsenal triumph would result in a +750 payout. A tie has odds of +400.
|Arsenal de Sarandí||+750|
* Odds via DraftKings.