PLM vs RIV Dream11 Prediction: Palmeiras moved within touching distance of their first Copa Libertadores final in just over two decades when, against the odds, they thumped River Plate 3-0 in the first leg of the semi-final last week. Palmeiras were in good form ahead of their first leg Copa Libertadores semi-final clash with River Plate but nobody anticipated that they would be able to leave Argentina with a three-goal lead. River Plate have it all to do to overturn that horror show but despite being unbeaten in all nine matches away from home since their return to action in September, Palmeiras have not suffered defeat in any of their last 11 at home. Let’s take a look at PLM vs RIV Dream11 Team prediction now.
Date: 13th January, Wednday
Time: 6:00 am IST
Match: Palmeiras vs River Plate
Place: Allianz Parque, Sao Paulo
RIV: L-L- D-W-W
Head to Head: (Last 1 Match)
Palmeiras wins: 1
River Plate wins: 0
Palmeiras Team News
Palmeiras, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 0-1 Serie A victory over Sport Recife. In that game, Palmeiras managed 42% possession and 12 shots on goal with 4 on target. The only player to score for Palmeiras was Willian (28′). On the other side, Sport Recife got 10 attempts on goal with 5 on target.
Injury update, unavailability
Wesley (Meniscal Injury), Felipe Melo (Ankle Injury) and Alanzinho (Fractured Leg) are unavailable for Palmeiras gaffer Abel Ferreira.
PLM Playing 11 & Subs (probable)
Weverton; Rocha, Gomez, Empereur; Menino, de Paula, Danilo, Vina; Rony, Scarpa, Adriano
Subs (probable): Vieira, Vega, Barbosa
River Plate Team News
After tasting defeat last time out to Independiente in Copa de la Liga Profesional competition, River Plate and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one. The stats tell the story, and River Plate have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, conceding 11 goals in all. Defensively, Los Millonarios have clearly had some problems.
Injury update, unavailability
Owing to a completely injury-free squad ready to go, River Plate manager Marcelo Gallardo does not have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this clash.
RIV Playing 11 & Subs (probable)
Armani; Montiel, Pinola, Diaz, Casco; Perez, I Fernandez, Zuculini, De La Cruz; Borre, Suarez
Subs (probable): Rollheiser, Ponce, Beltran
Let’s take a look at the PLM vs RIV dream 11 prediction for today’s football match
Defenders: Santos, Rojas, Angileri, Esteves
Midfielders: Zuculini, Lucas Lima, Ignacio Fernendez
Forwards: Raphael Veiga, Santos Borre, Willian
Raphael Veiga: Veiga has 5 goals and a total of 12 shots on goals last season. This results in a goal conversion rate of 27%. He had a total of 12 big chances.
Willian: Willian has 3 goals and a total of 13 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 23.61%. He had a total of 11 big chances.
Santos Borre: Borre has 6 goals and a total of 17 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 35.67%. He had a total of 10 big chances.
Julian Alvarezi: Alvarez has total of 5 goals and a total of 15 shots on goals. He has a goal conversion rate of 25.32%. He had a total of 11 big chances.
Who will win PLM vs RIV Today Match Prediction Football
It is difficult to see how River Plate can undo the damage done in Buenos Aires. Gallego’s men have been in poor form in recent weeks, while Verdao, in comparison, have been flying; they are finalist material for sure. At the end, we predict a 2-0 win for the home side in PLM vs RIV today match prediction.