River Plate will be looking to maintain their solid form at the Estadio Monumental when they welcome Fluminense in a big Copa Libertadores group game.
Date and kick-off time
Copa Libertadores Group Stage, Thursday, June 8, kick-off 1.30am BST
River Plate 2-1 Fluminense
River Plate to win
One goal winning margin
After four rounds of games in Group D, all four teams still stand a chance of making it through to the knockout stage of the competition.
River Plate may sit bottom of the group for now, however they're just two points away from second-placed The Strongest with just two rounds remaining.
In order for the Argentine giants to successfully navigate their way into the round-of-16, they will need to win against Brazilian outfit Fluminense this midweek.
On one hand, that may seem easier said than done considering Tricolor won the previous head-to-head encounter 5-1 over in Rio de Janeiro.
Then again, Fernando Diniz's men are woefully out of form ahead of their trip to the Argentinian capital.
Fluminense have lost four of their last five outings and have won just once in six. To make matters worse, they've scored just two goals in 540 minutes of competitive football.
River Plate, on the other hand, have won seven of their last 12 matches, losing just twice in the process.
Los Millonarios have endured back-to-back draws, but they're also quite proficient at finding the back of the net, scoring seven goals in five games.
Another factor to bear in mind is River Plate's impressive home form. Enzo Francescoli's men have won nine straight games at the Estadio Monumental.
With that in mind, our recommendation is to back the hosts to pick up a vital win.
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