Boca Juniors host Racing Club at La Bombonera Stadium tonight, trying to overcome the bad result they had in the first game of the series and advance to the 2020 Copa Libertadores semi-finals. The team coached by Sebastián Beccacece clinched a 1-0 home victory in the first leg and will try to keep their advantage to reach the next stage of the prestigious South American competition. Here you will find everything there is to know about this exciting quarter-final first-leg game, such as the match preview, information, storylines, predictions, and how to watch or live stream it in the US.
Boca have had a terrific season in their domestic tournament but they haven’t translated that good moment to the Copa Libertadores. After a terrific group stage, the Argentine side have failed to have the same level in the knockout stages. A penalty shootout saved them from being eliminated in the Round of 16 and now Racing look ready to knock them out of the competition.
Racing, contrary to Boca, have had a bad season in the Copa Diego Maradona. They have played very smart games in the knockout stages, though, eliminating the current holders Flamengo and now will try to do the same against one of the biggest favorites teams in the tournament.
Boca Juniors vs Racing Club: Match Information
Date: Wednesday, 23 December, 2020
Time: 7:30 PM ET
Location: La Bombonera, Buenos Aires
Boca Juniors vs Racing Club: Time By State In The U.S.
ET: 7:30 PM
CT: 6:30 PM
MT: 5:30 PM
PT: 4:30 PM
Boca Juniors vs Racing Club: Top Scorers
Racing Club: Nicolás Reniero (3)
Boca Juniors: Carlos Tevez (3)
Boca Juniors vs Racing Club: Storylines and Head-To-Head
Boca Juniors beat Racing’s archrivals, Independiente, over the weekend, recovering from the defeat they suffered in Avellaneda last Wednesday. They are in a very good position in the domestic tournament but everybody knows this is the cup they want to win.
Racing tied with Estudiante La Plata this Sunday, recording just one point in two games. They are ready to beat Boca this Wednesday and continue their magical run in the 2020 Libertadores by defeating Boca, who aren’t having a good moment in the continental tournament.
With their victory last Wednesday, Racing won their first game against Boca in this competition. The Xeneize keep their advantage, winning three games, tying two and losing one.
How to watch or live stream online Boca Juniors vs Racing Club in the U.S.
Fanatiz USA, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español will broadcast this game in the United States. This is a clash of titans with a lot on the line and nobody would like to miss this incredible game.
Boca Juniors vs Racing Club: Predictions
Knowing how Racing played against Flamengo in the Round of 16, this game presents a big opportunity for them to shock the world again. La Academia have a big chance to make it to the semi-finals but Boca will try to use the home court advantage and overcome the 0-1 result they suffered last week.
However, according to oddsmakers, Boca Juniors are the big favorites to win the game in the 90 minutes. The match will be played at La Bombonera Stadium, but with no fans allowed.