Estadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti
In the upcoming fixture of Argentina Primera División, River Plate will square off against Godoy Cruz at Estadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti in Buenos Aires. The home side head here after a victory (3-0) over Racing Cordoba for the Cup, and after an outstanding victory (0-2) against Lanus for round 6. The visitors come from a surprising victory (2-0) over Racing Club.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
River Plate (WWLWW)
Going into this matchup, River Plate will be carrying the winning momentum from victories in Primera División and in the Cup. The victory over Lanus was extremely important for River to stay close to the top places. River plate entered the game strongly and scored the 0-1 practically in the first shot on goal, in the 25th minute of the game. The first half was closed, with few goal scoring opportunities, with River having a small advantage in ball possession. Lanus started strong in the second half, creating some goal opportunities, even having a goal disallowed. However, it was River who made it 0-2, in an excellent shot by Beltran in the 88th minute, which sealed the final result. Fernando Gago's team showed in this game that they are evolving well, with a good offensive and defensive game and a lot of passion. Despite all this, River is currently facing a wave of injuries. The question remains whether River will be able to maintain its winning streak despite all the casualties it has.
Godoy Cruz (WLLLW)
Godoy Cruz had an amazing victory last round against Racing Club. They came from a series of bad results, with 3 consecutive defeats, so this victory is an important step towards their aspirations in the league. Godoy Cruz started really strong, scoring in the first minute of the game. Racing had more ball possession, yet Godoy Cruz always created the best chances on goal. At half-time, the result could have been more dilated, if it weren't for the good performance of Racing's goalkeeper. Again, at the beginning of the second half, at minute 57, Godoy Cruz scored their second goal, with a free kick by Rodriguez. Godoy Cruz had one of the best performances of this season and they will try to carry their momentum into their next game. If they do so, they will be a dangerous team against River Plate.
Expert Betting Tips
In the last 5 games between these 2 teams, River Plate recorded 3 victories and Godoy Cruz 2. Yet, the last 2 games were won by Godoy Cruz. In 4 of the 5 matches, at least 2 goals were scored.
The home side is favorite, as they are title contenders and they are coming in with a good momentum, but if Godoy Cruz manages to maintain the performance of the previous game, it could cause a surprise. Due to the history of both teams goals are expected.