San Lorenzo vs Lanus
Copa Libertadores – Quarter Finals
Date: Wednesday, 13th September 2017
Kick-off at 23:15 UK
Venue: Estadio Pedro Bidegain (Buenos Aires).
It is an Argentine derby at Copa Libertadores when San Lorenzo and Lanus met at the quarter finals of the tournament.
San Lorenzo had to work extremely hard to overcome Emelec in the previous round. Leading from a 1-0 win in the first leg, the Argentine side lost the second leg at home by the same margin before striking lucky in the penalty shootout. The Saints won their previous four games in the tournament prior to that.
Meantime, Lanus edged Bolivian side The Strongest in the round of 16 by a 2-1 aggregate. The away leg saw a 1-1 before the Argentine stood firm to grab a 1-0 win in front of their games.
Lanus are beaten just once in the tournament which came on match-day 1.Since then, they picked 5 wins and 2 draws netting a total of 15 goals.
Both teams are looking for their first win in the just started domestic season. After 2 match-days, the Santo drew both their games, while Lanus suffered back-to-back defeats.
San Lorenzo vs Lanus: Head-to-head
Lanus remained unbeaten in the two league meetings of the 2016 season. They thrashed San Lorenzo 4-0 in the away visit to Estadio Pedro Bidegain. The reverse leg also saw four goals, but the teams ended up sharing the spoils with a 2-2 ft score-line.
To sum up, Lanus have a strong away record against San Lorenzo. They picked up 5 wins and 2 draws and were beaten just once.
San Lorenzo vs Lanus: Prediction
The game could be a cagey affair with damage control being the initial priority for both teams. However, an early goal could completely change the complexion of the games with the teams wanting to avoid defeat at all cost.
San Lorenzo vs Lanus: Bet Tips
Over 2.5 goals for 2.70 at Bet365.
Double Chance – Draw or Lanus at 1.75 odds at Bet365.