Defensa y Justicia vs River Plate Prediction & Match Preview

Defensa y Justicia vs River Plate Argentine Primera Division Prediction by LeagueLane

Defensa y Justicia vs River Plate
Argentina – Primera Division
Date: Monday, 6 June 2022
Kick-off at 1:30 UK / 2:30 CET
Venue: Estadio Norberto Tito Tomaghello.

The first round of Primera Division is set to kick-start this Monday as Defensa y Justicia play host to the current Champions River Plate at Estadio Jorge Luis Hirschi.

Defensa y Justicia will be hoping for a better result following a 0-2 Copa Sudamericana losing effort in their last game against Antofagasta. That previous loss made them to settle at the bottom of Group F with just one win from 6 games, miles behind the Play Offs spot.

In Copa de la Liga Profesional, the hosts made a significant run but only to reach at the quarter finals, losing to Boca Juniors by 0-2 margin. Defensa y Justicia finished their last season as the runner-ups gaining 47 points overall. A 7-point gap was all that separated from the winners last season.

On the other hand, the current Argentine champions has won back to back games coming here with the latest being against A. Lima by 8-1 at the Copa Libertadores. River Plate have made it to the Play offs in that competition without losing any fixture, making a strong impact in Group F. They have lost only once from their last 8 games across various competitions.

River Plate finished last season as the Primera Division Champions with 54 points to their name. They have lost only 3 times last season from the 25 matches played. The visitors has a strong offensive and defensive side netting in each of their last 8 matches with 26 goals in total meanwhile conceding just 7 from the same.

Defensa y Justicia vs River Plate Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Their last 5 h2h games saw both teams winning twice each.
  • Four out of their last 5 meetings saw scoring from both sides.
  • They last met a the Copa de la Liga Profesional where River Plate won by 2-1.

Defensa y Justicia vs River Plate Prediction

Defensa y Justicia won only once from their last 7 home games of which they lost 4 of them. They are also currently on a 3-game winless run across various competitions and has been struggling as of recent.

Meanwhile, River Plate have lost only once from their last 8 games across various competitions. They even scored 12 goals from their last 2 games and has been impressive in the attacking side. They are also on a 3-game unbeaten run on road coming here.

By the looks of things, expect a victory for the current champions this Monday.

Defensa y Justicia vs River Plate Betting tips

  • River Plate to win @ 2.00 odds.
  • BTTS @ 1.66 odds.
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