River Plate vs Deportivo Tachira Prediction: Team to Win, Form, News and more

Here is our prediction for the upcoming Copa Libertadores Group Stage match between River Plate and Deportivo Tachira.

 
7:45am on Thursday 30th May 2024
By
Jake Skudder

The upcoming Copa Libertadores clash between River Plate and Deportivo Tachira promises to be an intriguing contest.

Here’s a comprehensive preview covering predictions, team news, and form ahead of the match.

Match Overview

River Plate will host Deportivo Tachira at Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti on Thursday.

The Argentine giants aim to secure the top spot in their group, while the Venezuelan side seeks to end their campaign on a high note despite being unable to progress to the knockout stages.

Team Form

River Plate

River Plate enters this fixture with strong momentum, having already guaranteed a spot in the knockout stages for the 10th consecutive season.

They have been dominant in the group stages, winning four of their five matches and drawing one.

Their most recent outing saw them claim a 2-0 victory over Club Libertad, which solidified their position.

Recent Form (All Competitions): W D W W W L

Copa Libertadores Form: W W W D W

Deportivo Tachira

Deportivo Tachira, on the other hand, has struggled throughout the group stages.

They have failed to secure a win in their last five matches, managing just one draw and suffering four losses.

Their recent defeat to Nacional sealed their fate, ensuring they exit the tournament early.

Recent Form (All Competitions): L W L L D L

Copa Libertadores Form: L L L D L

Team News

River Plate

River Plate will likely be without Ramiro Funes Mori, who is ill.

Manuel Lanzini and Ignacio Fernandez are also expected to miss out due to a sore foot and a back injury, respectively.

Despite these absences, River Plate's depth is expected to see them through comfortably.

Probable Starting Lineup

Goalkeeper: Franco Armani

Defenders: Sant'Anna, Gonzalez Pirez, Diaz, Casco

Midfielders: Fernandez, Fonseca, Aliendro

Forwards: Echeverri, Borja, Solari

Deportivo Tachira

Tachira will miss Yanniel Hernandez due to suspension after his red card against Nacional.

Coach Eduardo Sarago may introduce some fresh faces in the lineup to bolster their chances.

Probable Starting Lineup

Goalkeeper: Camargo

Defenders: Vivas, Gutierrez, N. Hernandez

Midfielders: Vargas, Chacon, Cova, Saggiomo

Forwards: Uribe, Mendoza, J. Hernandez

Prediction

Given their current form and superior squad depth, River Plate is favoured to win this encounter.

Deportivo Tachira’s lack of solid chance creators and poor defensive record further tilt the scales in River Plate’s favour.

Our Prediction: River Plate 3-0 Deportivo Tachira

For all of the analysis of River Plate vs Tachira as it happens live, check out our Preview and Live Update page for the game.

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