Stadium: Norberto "Tito" Tomaghello.
Florencio Varela, Argentina.
In the eighth round of the Copa de la Liga Profesional, the club Defensa y Justicia will face River Plate. The teams - leaders meet with bookmakers on the side of Rivera, they believe that the factor of the field will not play a crucial role in this pairing.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Defensa y Justicia
The last time Defensa y Justicia lost was on February 11, against Newell's Old Boys, 0:1. Since then, the hosts has played seven official matches - five wins with two ties. Defensa has drawn with Arsenal and Racing, beaten San Lorenzo, Himnasia, Banfield and Sacachispas. Due to excellent statistics in recent matches, the home team moved up to second place in the Group A standings, only one point behind Racing. Defensa's home stats are eighth in the group, with just one win, two draws and a 6-5 goal difference.
In the previous round, River Plate failed at home to Boca Juniors, leaving their fans very puzzled. Moreover, before the Argentine Clasico Rivera had a six-match unbeaten streak of five wins and a draw with Racing. Despite excellent statistics, River Plate occupies the fourth position in Group A, with 13 points, two points behind Racing, the leader. On the road the Los Millonarios have the fifth statistic, gaining two wins, one loss, and a goal difference of 3:1. Rivera's away stats are mostly under.
Expert Betting Tips
Both teams were in good shape before the international break, as evidenced by the statistics of the opponents. River Plate has a good defense, however, Defensa y Justicia regularly scores at home. Probably, they will score this time.
After the defeat against Boca Juniors, River Plate will do everything possible to beat their rival, regardless of whether the upcoming meeting will be a home or away one. That said, the match between Defensa and River Plate will be rich in goals.
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