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The Superliga tie at Estadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti on Friday sees home team River Plate fighting it out with Racing Club.
View all of the River Plate v Racing Club predictions, poll and stats below (inc. the best betting odds).
River Plate, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 0-1 Superliga triumph against Platense.
In that match, River Plate managed 57% possession and 18 attempts at goal with 6 on target. The only player to score for River Plate was Julián Álvarez (10'). For their opponents, Platense had 10 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
River Plate have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, hitting the target in one hundred percent of their last 6 games.
They have totted up the amount of 15 during that period while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 2.
A look at their previous results shows us that River Plate:
- have not lost a league tie with Racing Club in their previous 3 games.
- are undefeated in their last 10 home league matches. A very good run at home.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against Colón in Superliga action, Racing Club and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, Racing Club managed 67% possession and 20 shots on goal with 8 of them on target. For their opponents, Colón got 10 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Leonardo Burián (2' Own goal), Cristian Ferreira (22') and Lucas Beltrán (53') scored for Colón.
The stats tell the story, and Racing Club have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 8 goals overall. At the back, Racing Club have been far from perfect. It will be interesting to see whether or not that trend can be sustained into this next match.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head meetings stretching back to 08/04/2018 shows that these encounters have not been kind to Racing Club. They have not been able to get themselves any victories whatsoever while River Plate have just been stronger than them, getting wins in 67 per cent of those matches played.
A sum of 14 goals were scored between them in this period, with 13 for Los Millonarios and 1 netted by La Academia. The average goals per game has been 2.33.
Team News: River Plate
The River Plate boss Marcelo Gallardo has zero fitness worries at all before this match owing to a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Racing Club
With a fully injury-free group to pick from, the Racing Club manager Fernando Gago has no fitness concerns to report before this match.
In our opinion, River Plate should really score at least once when they come up against Racing Club, who could well struggle to score themselves.
We’re predicting a fairly comfortable 2-0 victory for River Plate at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 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), Superliga position 1
⭐ Star Man: Braian Romero
Typically playing in the Left Wing position, Braian Romero was born in San Isidro, Argentina. Having made a first senior appearance for Colón in the 2015 season, the skilful Forward has managed to score 7 league goals in the Superliga 2021 campaign so far in a total of 18 appearances.