River Plate will come against Colon at the Estadio Monumental in Buenos Aires, in the first match of the new 2021 Argentine Liga Profesional season today, July 18, 2021, at 5:00 PM (ET). Here, you will find everything there is to know about this interesting Argentine League match, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch or live stream the game in the US.
This will be their 35th overall meeting. No surprises here as River Plate are by far the favorites in head-to-head clashes, having celebrated a victory on 16 occasions so far; Colon have grabbed a triumph seven times, and a great number of even 11 games have ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on April 11, 2021, and it ended in a thrilling 3-2 home win for River at the Estadio Monumental in Buenos Aires in the 2021 Copa de la Liga Profesional. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as they meet for the first time in the new 2021 Argentine Liga Profesional season.
River Plate vs Colon: Match Information
Date: Sunday, July 18, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
River Plate vs Colon: Times by State in the US
ET: 5:00 PM
CT: 4:00 PM
MT: 3:00 PM
PT: 2:00 PM
River Plate vs Colon: Storylines
River Plate have grabbed only two victories in their last five MLS fixtures. They also have two draws and a loss (DWWDL). Meanwhile, Colon are in much better form, in fact, they have been unbeaten since the beginning of the new Major Soccer League season. In contrast to their opponents, they have three triumphs, a draw, and two draws in their last five games (WWDDW).
The Loons currently sit in seventh place on the Western Conference table with 15 points in 12 regular-season matches so far. On the other hand, the Sounders are placed six positions above them, on top of the Western Conference table with 29 points won in 13 regular-season games.
These opponents have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to June 21, 2000, and it ended in a 3-1 win for Minnesota at home in the USL First Division. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see if either one of the clubs will grab the three points in Week 13.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free River Plate vs Colon in the U.S.
The 2021 Argentine Liga Profesional Round 1 game between River Plate and Colon, to be played today, at the Estadio Monumental in Buenos Aires, will be broadcasted on TyC Sports Internacional, Paramount+, PrendeTV in the United States.
River Plate vs Colon: Predictions And Odds
The odds are in favor of River Plate. FanDuel see them as the firm favorites to claim their first win in the new season and they have given them -170 odds. The away side Colon, meanwhile, have +475 to cause an upset this weekend, while a tie would result in a +300 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel