Sarmiento Junin vs River Plate Prediction & Match Preview

Sarmiento Junin vs River Plate Argentina Liga Profesional Prediction by LeagueLane

Sarmiento Junin vs River Plate
Argentine Primera Division
Date: Monday, 30 August 2021
Kick-off at 23:00 UK
Venue: Estadio Eva Peron (Junin).

River Plate are decent value to beat Sarmiento Junin on Monday and they really need a win here to keep the title challenge alive.

Marcelo Gallardo’s men struggled to cope between domestic and continental football at the start of the campaign, but they are in damage control mode and things look good with 2 wins and a draw from the latest 3 games.

Meantime, River Plate was knocked out of the Copa Libertadores quarter-finals by Brazilian counterparts Atletico Mineiro after losing 4-0 on aggregate.

On an all, this team has been hot and cold this season, consistency has been hardly there, but now with sole focus on the league, Gallardo has little room for excuse if the team sink further.

Sarmiento Junin, the newly promoted side is doing okay after picking 10 points from 8 matches played so far.

At home, Junin has been on a roll and they look to defend a three match winning streak against River Plate on Monday. The teams that lost here in recent weeks are Tucuman, Rosario Central and Platense.

Sarmiento Junin vs River Plate Head-to-head

  • The teams have met three time in the Primera Division and River Plate are unbeaten with 1win and 2 draws.
  • Both draws happened when the game is played at River Plate, while the solitary fixture at Sarmiento Junin ended 4-1.

Sarmiento Junin vs River Plate Prediction

On paper, River Plate have the players to bag a convincing win here. Sarmiento Junin with all their accolades at home this season are yet to meet a top quality side and Monday will be the first time to do so.

Sarmiento Junin vs River Plate Betting Tips

  • River Plate to win @ 1.70 odd
  • Over 2.5 goals @ 2.10 odd.