Sao Paulo will host River Plate today at the Morumbí Stadium in a Group D match of the Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores 2020. It will be one of the most exciting matchups of the week and, probably, the most interesting game since the resumption of the South American competition. Check out everything there is to know about this match: preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch it.
Sao Paulo will try to return to victory after two straight draws in the Brazilian First Division tournament, and will host a River team that have not played an official game since their outstanding 8-0 win over Binacional for the South American competition, on March 11.
Sao Paulo vs River Plate: Match Information
Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM (ET)
Location: Cícero Pompeu de Toledo Stadium (Morumbí Stadium), Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo vs River Plate Storylines
Sao Paulo started their Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores 2020 campaign with a disappointing 2-1 loss to Binacional in Peru, but then recovered with a 3-0 win over LDU Quito at home. They accumulate three Brazilian league games without defeats, with one win and the already mentioned draws.
River also began their Copa Libertadores campaign with a unexpected 3-0 loss to LDU Quito in Ecuador, but then showed a outstanding performance in their 8-0 victory over Binacional at the Monumental Stadium in Buenos Aires. However, the next game against Sao Paulo will be a big challenge for Marcelo Gallardo's team, as it will be their first official match in six months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
How to watch or live stream online Sao Paulo vs River Plate in the U.S.
The Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores 2020 Group D match between Sao Paulo and River Plate to be played on Thursday 17 at the Morumbí stadium will be broadcasted in the United States by Fanatiz, beIN SPORTS en Español, beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS CONNECT.
Sao Paulo vs River Plate Predictions and Odds
There is no doubt that oddsmakers took recent competition into account for this game. According to FanDuel, Sao Paulo are the favorites to clinch the victory. The Brazilian team has odds of -105, while River have odds of +270. A tie would result in a +210 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel