Monday’s Copa de la Liga Profesional action sees River Plate facing off with Colón.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the River Plate v Colón match are shown here - plus the latest betting odds.
River Plate enter this fixture following on from a 0-0 Copa de la Liga Profesional tied result vs Arsenal de Sarandí.
Their most recent results show that much solidity has been shown by the River Plate backline. Los Millonarios have been stingy, seeing the number of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their past 6 matches standing at 3. Such a pattern might not be sustained into this next game, of course.
Last time out, Colón drew 0-0 in the Copa de la Liga Profesional match with Argentinos Juniors.
A sequence of hard-working displays from the Colón defensive unit has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 2 from their previous 6 outings overall. Over that same time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 10.
Team News: River Plate
Jorge Moreira (Corona virus) and Javier Pinola (Forearm Fracture) will not be taking part for River Plate boss Marcelo Gallardo.
Team News: Colón
Out of a mainly available group, there is only a single fitness problem for the Colón gaffer Eduardo Domínguez to be concerned about. Luis Miguel Rodríguez (Corona virus) misses out for this game.
In this match, Colón will likely be able to score a goal against this River Plate side, however it might not quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re predicting both teams to score in a 2-1 advantage for River Plate after 90 minutes. Let’s wait and see how it plays out.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti (70,074)
Captain: Leonardo Ponzio
Chairman: Rodolfo D’Onofrio
Manager: Marcelo Gallardo
Competitions: Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Copa de la Liga Profesional (Group A), Copa de la Superliga (Zone B), Superliga position 2
🔑 Key Man: Rafael Borré
Regularly deployed in the Striker position, Rafael Borré was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. Having played his first senior match for Villarreal in the 2016 - 2017 season, the dangerous Forward has struck 12 league goals in the Superliga 2019 - 2020 season so far in 20 appearances.