River Plate vs Jorge Wilstermann
Date: Thursday, 21st September 2017
Kick-off at 23:15 UK
Venue: Estadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti (Buenos Aires).
The ties seems to be done and dusted as River Plate falling to a heavy 3-0 defeat in the first leg away at Bolivia. Those who have watched the match or highlights video, certainly know that all the three goals were stunners. But that doesn’t mean that the Argentine defense is not to blame for such a humbling defeat, which was terrible on the night.
The defeat at Bolivia is their second in the space of four matches in the competition. The previous was at home against Colombian outfit Independiente Medellin. The team managed just 1 win during the period.
With the 3-0 win against River, Jorge Wilstermann stretched their unbeaten run to 10 games in all competitions with 7 wins and 3 draws. However, they lost to domestic rivals Sport Boys by a narrow 1-0 margin on the weekend.
Wilstermann has been prolific at home this season and won all their 5 matches with a goal aggregate of 15-5. However, their away credentials is totally opposite.
This is the team’s third appearance at the Copa Libertadores and Wilstermann are yet to win an away game in the competition. They drew 1 and lost 9 with the goal difference 2-23.
River Plate vs Jorge Wilstermann: Head-to-head
This first leg clash ended 3-0 in favour of Jorge Wilstermann is their first meeting with River Plate.
Wilstermann already lost a game in Argentine soil this season, 1-2 against Atletico Tucuman in the group phase.
River Plate vs Jorge Wilstermann: Prediction
The full-time result of this match could go only one way, that is a comfortable River Plate victory. However, it remained to be seen of they have got what it takes to overcome a heavy first leg defeat in the magnitude of 3-0.
River Plate vs Jorge Wilstermann: Bet Tips
HT/FT – River Plate/River Plate for 1.53 with Unibet
Over 3.5 match goals for 2.40 odds with Unibet.