Vélez Sarsfield and Barcelona SC clash today, July 14, at 6:15 PM (ET) at the José Amalfitani Stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the first leg match of the 2021 Copa Libertadores round of 16. Check out how to watch this can't-miss soccer game in the US, the match preview, all the information, storylines, predictions, and odds.
First-leg matchups are always key in any competition. Most teams struggle to win away from their home, especially in Argentina. That's why Barcelona SC will need to be at its finest if they want to move forward.
The Ecuadorian side is coming off a near-perfect group stage and has been one of the most surprising teams of the season thus far, but you can be sure that Vélez Sarsfield will put up a huge fight at home.
Vélez vs Barcelona SC: Match Information
Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Time: 6:15 PM ET
Location: José Amalfitani Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Vélez vs Barcelona SC: Time By State In The U.S.
ET: 6:15 PM
CT: 5:15 PM
MT: 4:15 PM
PT: 3:15 PM
Vélez vs Barcelona SC: Storylines And Head-To-Head
This will be the first time that these two teams meet for the Copa Libertadores. Barcelona SC enter this game after leading its group ahead of continental giants such as Boca Juniors and Santos, while Vélez finished in second place behind Flamengo.
Vélez vs Barcelona SC: Leading Scorers
Vélez: Lucas Janson (3)
Barcelona SC: Damian Diaz (5)
How To Watch Or Live Stream Free Vélez vs Barcelona SC In The U.S.
The 2021 Copa Libertadores game between Vélez and Barcelona SC to be played on July 14 at the José Amalfitani Stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina will be broadcasted in the US by beIN Sports.
Vélez vs Barcelona SC: Predictions And Odds
Unsurprisingly, oddsmakers believe that Vélez should be heavily favored ahead of this game. Right now, they have odds of +100 while Barcelona SC have odds of +270 A tie, on the other hand, would result in a +248 payout.
* Odds via FanDUel