In the first match the team played a draw 2:2, but the second leg will be held on a neutral field due to the unrest of the fans has the advantage of Boca juniors. Can the “river plate” to keep the right score and win the trophy? The answer is in our forecast.
“River plate” has done a very hard road to get to the finals – the team of Marcelo Gallardo was a few seconds of departure from the tournament in the semifinals, but eventually escaped. After the home defeat against Gremio at the “millionaires” were not so much likely to be in the final, but away in the last seconds they scored twice, and knocked out the Brazilians. The first match of the finals for “river plate” was not a cakewalk, twice they battled back and eventually achieved a draw.
Boca juniors in the playoffs had no problems with rivals – “the Genoese” confidently passed the “Libertad”, Corsaro” and “Palmeiras”. In the first match of the finals team Guillermo Schelotto had all the chances to win, but twice allowed the opponents to equalize. However, because of the turmoil match on the “Monumental” play failed, the game was moved to Madrid that gives the “bokeh” is a definite advantage.
Statistics and personal meetings
- The first match ended in a draw 2:2
- “River plate” have conceded in each of their last five matches
- In each of their last seven matches Boca juniors scores
“River plate” very decently looked in the first game of the finals, but the defense team Gallardo made too many mistakes and can be quite happy with a draw, because the opponent had a lot of moments at their gate. The first leg requires “Side juniors” to play actively in attack, the only way the team can take the trophy. “River plate” is extremely unreliable in defence, so the “Genoese” there is a great opportunity to improve and play attacking football, which can bring the team title.