Group B Matchday 2 of 6
Sport Club Internacional vs Metropolitanos FC
Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil
In the upcoming fixture of Copa Libertadores, Matchday 2, Club Internacional will be up against Metropolitanos at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre. With the Brazilian side hosting the Venezuelan team in Porto Alegre, the upcoming matchup could turn in a one-sided encounter. Metropolitanos and Internacional will be playing each other for the very first time at the continental stage, making the contest even more special for the competing oppositions. Internacional will be missing out on Luiz Adriano, Gabriel Mercado, Mario Fernandes, and Charles Aranguiz due to injuries. The odds are likely to favor the home side scoring and winning; however, in Football, teams cannot just underestimate the opposition till the very last minute of play. Continue reading to find out more about the upcoming outing.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Sport Club Internacional - Coming off a Draw Against Fortaleza (DWDLD)
Going in the matchup, Internacional hasn’t achieved much success lately. However, the upcoming Libertadores matchup is likely to extract the best out of them. Going in the matchup, Internacional is coming off a draw against Fortaleza (1-1) in the opening match of Brazil Serie A. Wanderson scored the opening goal for Internacional with an assist made by Alan Patrick in the 54th minute of play. Internacional has also registered a win against CSA (2-1) in Brazil’s local tournament, Copa do Brasil, which makes them home favorites against Metropolitanos. After securing a draw in the opening Libertadores match against Medellin, the Brazilian side will be looking to maximize and secure three important win points. In the last five matches played, Internacional has been just defeated once, and that too against Caxias on penalties. However, Medellin has scored 5 goals in the last 5 played, averaging 1.00 goals per game.
Expected Opening Lineup for Internacional
Keiller; Fabricio Bustos, Vitão, Gabriel Mercado, Thauan Lara; Baralhas, Carlos de Pena, Maurício, Alan Patrick, Wanderson; Luiz Adriano.
Metropolitanos FC - Looking to Get of the Mark in Libertadores (WWLWL)
Going in the matchup, Metropolitanos is coming off a win against Estudiantes Merida (0-2) in the Venezuelan Primera Division. However, against Nacional, Metropolitanos missed out after scoring the opening goal. In the last Libertadores outing, Charlis Ortiz, Laszo, and Flores looked on point and will be looking to carry the same match form forward. Charlis Ortiz was spot-on in the match against Meridia and will be positive in making an impact against Internacional. In the last five matches played, Metropolitanos has scored 6 goals, averaging 1.2 goals per game.
Expected Opening Lineup for Metropolitanos FC
Giancarlo Schiavone; Jefre Vargas, Andrés Ferro, Néstor Cova, Edwin Lazso; Carlos Cermeño, Christian Camarillo, Jhon Marchán, Darwin Gómez; Charlis Ortiz, Freddy Vargas.
Expert Betting Tips
Though Metropolitanos’ striking average in the last five is slightly better compared to Internacional’s, the upcoming matchup is likely to favor the home team. With Internacional dominating and playing competitive gameplay at home despite injuries, the match is likely to end in their favor. The match total is expected to be under 2.5 goals, and the final scoreline to be 2-0.
- Both Teams to Score - No for 1.50
- Total Under 2.5 for 2.4
- Correct Score 2-0 for 5.75