Racing Club and Nacional will resume their Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores 2020 campaigns today when they face each other in a Group F game at the Presidente Perón Stadium, also known as El Cilindro de Avellaneda. The winner will be the only winner of the group. Check out everything there is to know about this exciting matchup: the game preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it.
Both Racing and Nacional hold a perfect record in this edition of the Copa Libertadores. They won their two previous games -back in March- to share the lead of the Group F standings with 6 points each. Estudiantes de Mérida and Alianza Lima are also in the group.
It will be a big challenge for the Argentinean side, which hasn't played an official match since March 16. Meanwhile, Nacional will visit Racing with an impressive 11-game unbeaten run in the Uruguayan First Division tournament.
Racing Club vs Nacional: Match Information
Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Presidente Perón (El Cilindro de Avellaneda), Buenos Aires
Racing Club vs Nacional Storylines
Racing started their Copa Libertadores 2020 campaign with a 2-1 away win over Estudiantes de Mérida and clinched their second straight victory against Alianza Lima (1-0) at home. They haven't played an official match since their 4-3 win over Aldosivi for the Copa Argentina on March 16.
Nacional have been competing since the resumption of the Uruguayan First Division tournament in August. The team has accumulated 11 league matches without defeats, with 6 victories and 5 draws. Nacional also have 6 points in the Group F after beating Alianza Lima 1-0 in Peru and Estudiantes de Mérida 1-0 at home.
How to watch or live stream Racing Club vs Nacional in the U.S.
The Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores 2020 Group F match between Racing Club and Nacional to be played on Thursday 17 at El Cilindro de Avellaneda stadium will be broadcasted in the United States by Fanatiz, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN SPORTS en Español.
Racing Club vs Nacional Predictions and Odds
Although Racing haven't played an official game since March, oddsmakers put the home side as the favorites to clinch a victory on Thursday. FanDuel gives Racing odds of +115, while Nacional have odds of +230. A tie would result in a +210 payout. Oddsmakers also expect a game without many goals, that's why the Over 2.5 Goals pick has odds of +120.
* Odds via FanDuel
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