Velez Sarsfield will play at home against River Plate in the 8th round of the Argentine Championship. The match will take place on July 18.
“Fortiki” are currently one of the main outsiders of the new season of the Argentine championship. The team was able to score only 5 points after 7 matches played. The Blue-and-Whites scored 5 goals against their opponents and conceded 8.
In the home championship , Veles Sarsfield has been showing unstable results lately. A few rounds ago, the team was able to beat Rosario Central with a score of 2:0 at the home arena.
After that, the “white-blue” could not determine the strongest with “Defensa and Justicia”, with which they exchanged goals and parted in a draw – 1:1. And in the last two rounds, the team lost twice in a row to such rivals as Atletico Tucuman (0:1) and Colon Santa Fe (2:1).
In the 1/8 of the Libertadores Cup, Velez Sarsfield met with the current rival River Plate and, on aggregate, was able to beat them 1-0 and went on.
The Red-Whites have not gone too far from their rival and are in 17th place in the Argentine Championship standings with 8 points after 7 matches. This team managed to score 9 goals and conceded 8.
In the Professional League of Argentina, River Plate also shows not entirely convincing results, and thus the Red-Whites lost in the last two rounds of the championship to such rivals as Godoy Cruz (0:2) and Atletico Huracan (3:2).
Although before that, the team confidently beat Union Santa Fe in an away match with a score of 1:5 and Lanus at the home stadium with a score of 2:1 for two rounds in a row.
Also, “River Plate” in 1/16 of the Argentine Cup was able to confidently beat “Barracas Central” with a score of 0:3 and went further in the fight for the title.
Forecast and rate
You can bet on the victory of “Veles Sarsfil” in this match for 3.19, 1xbet app android offer to take a draw for 3.16 , and the victory of “River Plate” – for 2.40.
Forecast – Both teams show unstable results in all tournaments, so it is very difficult to predict who will come out the winner of this match. But it is worth noting that the last face-to-face meetings of these teams were unsuccessful and there was no exchange of goals.
Bet – Both teams will not score for 1.85.