Tuesday’s Copa Libertadores schedule will see Santos against Boca Juniors.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Santos v Boca Juniors - as well as up-to-date odds.
Santos fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 5-0 Copa Libertadores triumph vs The Strongest.
An interesting characteristic of recent Santos games is seeing a zero in the scoreline.
From their prior 6 matches before this one, in 5 of them a wager on BTTS would have been a losing one. That trend won’t necessarily be sustained into this game, though.
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Patronato in Copa de la Liga Profesional action, Boca Juniors and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The trend of at least one team not scoring a goal in games involving Boca Juniors has been fairly consistent of late. Checking on their last six meetings shows that it has happened 6 times. In those clashes, their opponents have hit a goal total of 2 while Los Xeneizes have scored 6.
Team News: Santos
Raniel (Unknown Injury), Jobson (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Sandry (Ruptured knee ligament) will be missing for Santos manager Marcelo Fernandes.
Team News: Boca Juniors
Boca Jrs manager Miguel Russo has to currently contend with reduced team options. Mauro Zárate (Calf Problems), Edwin Cardona (Corona virus), Marcos Rojo (Torn muscle bundle), Diego González (Ankle Injury), Esteban Andrada (Corona virus) and Eduardo Salvio (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) miss out here.
We’re envisaging that Santos might have a difficult job to be putting a goal past this Boca Juniors team who we think will manage to score & go ahead.
We’re therefore predicting a very competitive encounter with a 0-1 win for Boca Juniors at the conclusion of the game.
We’re expecting it to be that close.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Urbano Caldeira (16,068)
Captain: Alison Lopes Ferreira
Chairman: Andrés Rueda
Manager: Marcelo Fernandes
Competitions: Copa do Brasil (Third Round), Copa Libertadores (Group C)