In week 5 of the Copa Libertadores, Peñarol will host Palmeiras at the Estadio Centenario this Wednesday, April 26, 2017 (5:45 PM Pacific). Both teams need points from this game to fight in the contested Group E of the competition.
Peñarol is currently in third place in the Uruguayan Primera Division with 24 points, five points behind of Nacional in first. The ‘carboneros’ are undefeated in their domestic league but have struggled in the Copa Libertadores. The Uruguayan side is currently bottom of Group E with three points, its only win coming in week 2 against the Argentine club, Atletico Tucuman. The game is an important one for Peñarol to remain with hopes of reaching the next stage of the Libertadores.
Palmeiras has been excelling in the Copa Libertadores, currently undefeated in first place of Group E with seven points. The Brazilian side is coming from two consecutive victories in the competition, including a 3-2 victory over Peñarol at home. The lone draw for Palmeiras in the Libertadores came in week 1 of the tournament, tying 1-1 to Atletico Tucuman. The Brazilian club will not have it easy in this match as the hone-field advantage is key in this tournament. But they are the stronger side and will look to obtain the three points from the encounter.
How to Watch Peñarol vs Palmeiras
The Peñarol vs Palmeiras match will be broadcast this Wednesday, April 26 at 5:45 PM Pacific:
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