Boca Juniors vs Corinthians : 05/18/22 02:30 AM
Tip Boca Juniors – Corinthians
Match Day 5 of the Copa Libertadores is here, and Argentine giants Boca Juniors will be up against Brazilian side Corinthians. One point separates these two sides in Group E; Corinthians are top with seven points and Boca Juniors second on six. For Boca Juniors, this is a chance at revenge; their only defeat in the last 11 matches was against Corinthians. In the five matches coming after their 2-0 loss to Corinthians, Boca Juniors haven’t suffered a loss. They’ve just drawn once, and went on to win on post match penalties while keeping clean sheets in those five matches. Each of their last six matches has produced under 2.5 goals and only one of 10 games has seen over 2.5 goals scored. The loss to Corinthians marked the only time in 10 matches that Boca Juniors conceded more than a goal.
Corinthians had to come from behind two times to register a 2-2 draw with Internacional in the Brazilian Serie A. It was the second time in five that they failed to win but are unbeaten in the last six matches, which makes this a big tie. In their last 11 matches, just like Boca Juniors, they’ve lost once. Corinthians have five clean sheets in the last six matches and the recent draw with Internacional was their only game in the last six to produce over 2.5 goals. They’ve failed to score once in those six matches. Away from home, they’ve managed just three wins in the last 10 games while they haven’t been great away from home in this competition. They’ve lost three and drawn once in the last four away matches in the Copa Libertadores.
Key points Boca Juniors – Corinthians
Nine of Boca Juniors’ last 10 games have produced under 2.5 goals.
Boca Juniors have five straight clean sheets ahead of this game.
Corinthians are winless in the last four away matches in Copa Libertadores.
Five of Corinthians’ last six matches have produced under 2.5 goals.
Corinthians have one clean sheet in five away matches in Copa Libertadores.
ConclusionBOCA JUNIORS – CORINTHIANS
When two giants meet, a tactical game is expected and here we have one. These two sides go into this game with impressive runs but their matches haven’t been high scoring. We expect a lot of caution here and looking at the goals that have been coming from their matches, another low scoring game is expected here. Go for under 2.5 goals.