Cruzeiro vs Racing Club Preview and Predictions

Cruzeiro vs Racing Club
Copa Libertadores
Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Kick-Off at 01:30 UK
Venue: Estadio Governador Magalhaes Pinto (Belo Horizonte).

Cruzeiro will face Racing Club in the final round of the Copa Libertadores group stage.

The hosts are still not safe on the 2nd spot and they need a point from this one to officially book the ticket for the eight-finals. They haven’t lost in the last four matches in this competition and have tied two wins. Thiago Neves and the lads have been very productive in their group with 13 goals scored so far, while their defending was pretty tight. Cruzeiro allowed one point to their opponents when playing at home pitch and managed to keep the clean sheet in both games.

Racing club have already booked their place in the eight finals as they are six points ahead of Universidad de Chile. Argentinian side haven’t lost in the group stage and they put pretty convincing performances. Eduardo Coudet’s side snatched two draws when playing away from home and both matches ended with 1-1 scoreline.

Cruzeiro vs Racing Club: Head-to-head

These two sides met just once, in the first match of the group phase, and Racing club booked a convincing 4-2 victory.

Cruzeiro vs Racing Club: Prediction

This one is going to be a tight clash but the hosts should be able to win at least a point from this one. since the away side secured the participation in the elimination rounds, they might not be too interested in this clash.

Cruzeiro are performing very well at home pitch, while the visitors are hard to crack when they are playing at away grounds. This one might stay under 2.5 margin although their first match was very productive.

Cruzeiro vs Racing Club: Bet Tips

  • Home win @ 1.95
  • Under 2.5 FT @ 1.75