Junior vs River Plate Predictions and Tips

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Match preview and best betting tip:

Junior will have an important game ahead, so he will have to go up. Visitors don’t want to neglect themselves, to get at least one point. It is usually a truncated game with a lot of study. We will bet that there will be no more than 2.5 goals in the duel.

Betting tip

Less than 2.5 goals

Odd 1.85


Junior Barranquilla and River Plate face each other at the Roberto Meléndez Metropolitan Stadium, in a match for this stage of the Copa Libertadores de América (Group Phase). Home advantage can play an important role in this match, as Junior Barranquilla presents significant differences between home and away results.

Junior Team Analysis

After 2 draws and 1 loss, the home team is currently in 3rd position, with 2 points won. In the last match, they tied (1‑1) at home against Fluminense, after losing (2‑1) away to River Plate in the previous match. This is a stronger team when they play in their stadium, since in the last 30 games they have registered 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 8 victories, 5 draws and 2 defeats in his stadium. In the last 4 home matches of the Copa Libertadores de América, Junior Barranquilla won 2 and tied 2.

For this competition, they did not lose any of the last 4 matches at their stadium. The defensive solidity has not been his strong point, since he has conceded goals in 6 of the last 7 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he has scored at least one goal in each of the last 7 games of this competition. . There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 20 home matches for all competitions: they have conceded 5 of their 13 goals between minutes (31 ‘- 45’).

Junior Barranquilla faces a challenge that promises to be complicated and needs to defeat a strong opponent. Playing as a local team, the team can invest in strong marking in the middle of the field and possession of the ball to control the game, seeking to advance through agility in the touch of the ball to infiltrate the rival defense and be able to score the goal. winning goal. In addition, the team needs an intense and dedicated marking, after all the rival knows how to play and must also look for the attack.

River Plate analysis

The visiting team is currently in 2nd position, with 5 points won, after 1 victory and 2 draws. In the penultimate match, they beat Junior at home by (2‑1). In the last match, they drew (0‑0) against Santa Fe. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, they present similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches they have registered 8 victories. 5 draws and 2 losses as a visitor, with a total of 35 goals. they scored and 12 conceded. At home, they had 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses, with a total of 26 goals scored and 15 conceded. In their last match, for the Argentine Super League, they beat Aldosivi at home by (4‑1). In the last 10 away games, River Plate won 5, drew 4 and lost 1. Defensive solidity has not been its strong point, since it has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but its attack has scored regularly , and who has done it. scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he has never managed to turn the scoreboard in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Away from home, River Plate needs to overcome a direct rival in the fight for qualification in the round of 16, so victory is essential. The Argentine team needs a creative and organized midfield that can touch the ball with agility to reach the opposing club’s area in a position to make the cross or shoot towards the goal. On the defensive side, a lot of dedication and intense marking to suppress any opponent’s counterattack.

Betting tip

Less than 2.5 goals

Odd 1.85

1.8 1.81 1.8

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