Posted by Macot (2017-03-15 22:55 CET)
As yesterday, we will start with Copa Libertadores pick. Yesterday we went against Columbian team, but this time we will back it. Of course the main difference is, Atletico Nacional had a tough away game yesterday and they were not expected to win. This time, Medellin are home team and are favourites to win, I expect them to do so.
Independiente Medellin are not one of the top 3 teams in Columbia, but they are still very respectable Club. They have won 6 League titles and also managed one Copa Libertadores semifinals. Their best results in this competition came not so long ago (2013) and their last league title came last year. Also, they are leaders in Colombian league at the moment and playing in great form. They will use their best players tonight.
On the other side, things art River are not so rosy. Their season is rather average and they did not play a single league game this year (in fact they played one 0-0 home draw against average Union). Also, their away results are very poor, this is not River Plate as we know them in the past. Also, last year in Copa Libertadores, they managed to win only one away game of 5 played (in Venezuela). And this is going to be a lot tougher match.
I can not see River making anything on hot Columbian ground, my call is 2-0!
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