The Copa Libertadores match between River Plate and The Strongest will be played this Wednesday, April 6, 2016 (3:30 PM Pacific) at the Estadio Monumental in Buenos Aires. Play in Group 1 will resume between the current top two teams in what is presumed to be a close game.
Argentina’s River Plate has had a somewhat slow start in their run to defend their Libertadores title from last year. After 3 games, the team coached by Marcelo Gallardo has sits in second place of the group with 5 points consequence of 1 win and 2 losses. This Wednesday they enter the game as favorites against the The Strongest, even though the Bolivian’s sit in first of the group with 7 points.
The Strongest has had a surprisingly good run after 3 games as they have gathered 7 points with 2 wins and a tie. If they win in their difficult visit to Buenos Aires, the Bolivian team will be close to secure a spot in the knock-out stages. It is good to note that in their previous encouter, the teams tied 1-1 while playing in La Paz.
The River Plate vs The Strongest Copa Libertadores match will be televised on Fox Deportes at 3:30 PM Pacific.