It's game one of two in the Copa Libertadores as Independiente del Valle host Grêmio. This is a 3rd Round fixture played over two legs and nothing will be decided tonight.
It's no vacation for neither Independiente nor Grêmio as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.
It's time to recharge all electronic entertainment devices for Grêmio, who are travelling more than 6500 kilometers to play this game.
Independiente del Valle form and statsThis is not the first game this season in the Copa Libertadores for Independiente, as the manager R. Alves Paiva led his troops to eliminate Union Espanola, and reach the 3rd Round. Last season their Copa Libertadores adventure ended in the 8th finals.
Ever since the LDU Portoviejo game Independiente has been unbeatable here at Estadio de Liga Deportiva Universitaria producing six straight wins.
A disappointing finish for Independiente in their match versus Barcelona as their 2-0 lead was destroyed and replaced with a 2-2 full time score.
The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Independiente del Valle handle that role? We have found eight games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are three wins, three draws and two defeats.
The match schedule is unforgiving for Independiente as they have a new game in only three days, a Liga Pro match thankfully also at home. Universidad Catolica are visiting.
Grêmio form and statsThe traveling awayteam has defeated Ayacucho in order to reach 3rd Round of Copa Libertadores. Grêmio's mission in Copa Libertadores last season failed in the quarter-finals.
Preceding that game, the 2-2 draw paying a visit to Sao Luiz.
We have checked recent matches where Grêmio have had similar odds to win. Win-draw-lose statistics from those five games were one victory, three draws and one defeat.
The visitors will be packing their bags again in only three days as another away game awaits: The Gaucho 1 trip to Caxias.
Head 2 Head
Independiente del Valle missing players
Grêmio missing players
|Independiente del Valle||Grêmio|
|92%||91%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||85%||92%|
|76%||82%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||77%||76%|
|44%||45%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||38%||48%|
|32%||27%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||15%||28%|
|16%||18%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||8%||20%|
|44%||73%||Clean Sheets||C S||23%||28%|
|28%||9%||Failed to Score||F T||31%||20%|
|0||0||Corners for (avg)||C F||0||0|
|0||0||Corners against (avg)||C A||0||0|
|2.7||2.3||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||1.7||2.2|
|2||0||Red cards||R C||1||3|
|12.5||14.8||Shots (avg)||S (||11.7||11.9|
|5.9||6.1||Shots on Target (avg)||S O||3.6||4.5|
|29%||39%||Goal Efficiency||G E||34%||38%|