Copa Libertadores---Match Time：13/1/2021 08:30 Wednesday GMT + 8
Analysis of Palmeiras
The home team comes to this 2nd leg match with an advantage of 3 goals, after the (0‑3) away win in the 1st leg. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in away matches, with 22 goals scored and 14 conceded; against 12 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses at their stadium, with 38 goals scored and 7 conceded. In their last match, for the Serie A, they got an away win against Sport Recife by (0‑1). In the last 5 CONMEBOL Libertadores home matches Palmeiras has a record of 5 wins.
In this competition, they have a sequence of 5 wins in the last home matches and they haven't lost any of the last 11 matches. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that likes to score first. They have opened up the score in 10 of the last 11 matches for the CONMEBOL Libertadores, they have reached half‑time in front in 9 of those 10 matches and have held on to the lead until the end of the 90' in 9 of them.
Palmeiras comes to this match with a gigantic advantage, spectacularly built in the first leg match in Argentina. The São Paulo team will not need to take risks to build the scoreboard, as they can lose by up to two goals difference that they still qualify for the next round. The River Plate will have to come out heavy on the offense and naturally spaces will appear for the team to kill the match for good.
Analysis of River Plate
After the home loss in the 1st leg, the away team comes to this 2nd leg with a disadvantage of 3 goals and the hard task of having to come back from a negative result in an away match. This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 10 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss in away matches, with 33 goals scored and 14 conceded; against 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses at their stadium, with 28 goals scored and 16 conceded. In their last match, for the Liga Profesional Argentina, they got a home loss against Independiente by (0‑2). In the last 5 CONMEBOL Libertadores away matches River Plate has a record of 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss.
In this competition, they haven’t lost any of the last 4 away matches. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 13 of the last 15 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 11 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 4 times and have never been able to turn the score around.
The Argentine team will have to experience an epic day in its history if they want to reach the final of the Copa Libertadores de América. The team suffered a severe blow when they lost 3-0 the first leg match and will have no choice but to go all over the Brazilian team. Their defensive system will be fiercely tested once again, as the team will yield spaces in a desperate attempt to seek the goals.
Playing at home, the Palmeiras team wants a good result, and knows that for that they will have to present a good football. Visitors want to surprise, so they have to go full throttle in the field. This will likely be an hectic match with great chances of goals. We will bet that there will be more than 2.5 goals in the match.
Palmeiras VS River Plate Picks
Picks: River Plate wins
O/U Picks: Over 2.5