Racing host current Copa Libertadores champions Flamengo today at 7:30 PM ET at Estadio Presidente Perón in the first-leg match of the Copa Libertadores round of 16. Here you will find everything there is to know about this exciting soccer game, such as how to watch or live stream it in the US, the match preview, information, storylines, predictions and odds.
Racing were one of the best 2nd placed teams in the group stage, ranking second behind Nacional thanks to one goal. The Argentine side are now taking on a big challenge against Flamengo and they aren’t planning to leave the competition so easily.
Flamengo picked things right where they left them last season and now they’re looking to repeat as champions following a magical 2019 Copa Libertadores. The Brazilian giants have good memories from the last time they faced an Argentine side in an elimination game.
Racing vs Flamengo: Match Information
Date: Tuesday, 24 November, 2020
Time: 7:30 PM ET
Location: Estadio Presidente Perón, Avellaneda, Buenos Aires
Racing vs Flamengo: Time By State In The U.S.
ET: 7:30 PM
CT: 6:30 PM
MT: 5:30 PM
PT: 4:30 PM
Racing vs Flamengo: Head-To-Head
There is only one prior match between these two teams and it’s a good thing for La Academia. It happened in the 1992 Libertadores Supercup when Racing beat Flamengo in the semifinals. They would later lose the Final against another Brazilian side, Cruzeiro.
Racing vs Flamengo: Scoring Leaders In Copa Libertadores History
Racing: Norberto Raffo (14)
Flamengo: Zico (16)
Racing vs Flamengo: Storylines
Racing are having a terrible moment right now and they’re looking to bounce back with a win over probably the hardest rival they could get this round. La Academia have lost four consecutive games and Flamengo will try to make it five.
On the other end, Flamengo are ready to turn things around after a couple of rough weeks. They have won 2 of their last 6 matches, lost 3 matches and 1 match ended in a draw. This next game will be very important for each team.
How to watch or live stream Racing vs Flamengo in the U.S.
Fanatiz, beIN Sports, beIN Sports en español will broadcast this interesting game in the United States. These two teams have gotten used to giving very good games in recent years and this time won’t be the exception.
Racing vs Flamengo: Predictions and odds
Seeing how bad Racing are performing right now, Flamengo, even with their struggles to win games, are considered the favorites to win this encounter. Oddsmakers give them +130 odds, +180 to Racing and +220 to the tie.
* Odds via FanDuel