Gremio vs Palmeiras, Copa Libertadores 2019 – Preview, Prediction, Lineups and Live Stream
Opponents a weekend ago for the 15th round of Brasileirão, Grêmio and Palmeiras will duel on Tuesday, August 20, this time for the quarterfinals of Libertadores. Four Brazilian teams are in the quarter-finals of the Copa Libertadores 2019, yet Brazil’s representatives are all in competition. At the confrontation of the Brazilians in the quarter and semi-final of the South American premier class, yet it will at least make a team in the final. In the quarter-final match between Gremio vs Palmeiras makes a forecast on a champ troublesome.
The two teams met each other at the end of the week. The dress practice before the confrontation in the Copa Libertadores finished with a division of points. The two teams renounced various top performers, which is the reason the draw has small importance.
Gremio vs Palmeiras Team News
Including their last five games in all competitions, Gremio have lost just once and that game went ahead the street against Flamengo (W2, D2, L1). In any case, they are undefeated in their last 11 home trips (W8, D3). Leo Moura, Marcelo Oliveira and Felipe Vizeu are altogether harmed.
Everton ought to be Gremio’s player to watch. ‘Cebolinha’ had been connected with a move to Europe after his outstanding 2019 Copa America run, however it appears he won’t leave the side at any time soon. He has three goals and one assist so far in the Copa Libertadores.
Gremio arrived at the quarterfinals after defeating Libertad Asuncion in the Round of 16, despite the fact that they accomplished that goal with less work than anticipated. The Brazilian side defeated the Paraguayan squad 5-0 on the total score, winning 2-0 at home and 3-0 on the road. Gremio’s present record in the 2019 Copa Libertadores reads W5, D1, L2.
Palmeiras are winless in their last seven away games in all competitions (D4, L3) however then again, they’re undefeated in their last five games in all competitions in spite of winning just once (W1, D4). Willian and Vitor Hugo are out, however, both Luiz Adriano and Gustavo Scarpa are relied upon to play here after receiving rest in the league the earlier end of the week.
Unintentionally, Gustavo Scarpa has been Palmeiras’ best player during the current Copa Libertadores run. The gifted playmaker is the competition’s second-top scorer with five goals and furthermore has one assist to his name.
Palmeiras were huge top choices in their Round of 16
Gremio vs Palmeiras Match Details
Technical Data: Grêmio x Palmeiras
Reason: Copa Libertadores Quarterfinals 2019
Time: 9:30 pm (Brasilia)
Place: Grêmio Arena in Porto Alegre (RS)
TV Channel/Live Stream: Fox sports, Fox Sports GO
Gremio vs Palmeiras Match Prediction
It’s significant that Palmeiras have a reasonable edge in recent games against Gremio, riding a five-game undefeated streak against them and winning every one of the last four meetings. Just one of those four matches included over 2.5 goals so this challenge may be a tight one, yet Palmeiras appear to have the edge to build a lead and make one step nearer to the semi-finals.
A three-time continental champion and exceptionally solidified in Libertadores, Grêmio is conceivably the Brazilian club that realizes best how to play this competition. Amassing extraordinary performances in knockout matches this season – including State and Brazil Cup – Tricolor has slight favoritism against the Paulista rival in this one-way match, for the special moment they live and for opening the tie in their domains, where they usually win.
Gremio vs Palmeiras Probable Lineups
Gremio Probable Lineup: Paulo Victor; Leonardo Gomes, Pedro Geromel, Kannemann and Bruno Cortez; Maicon, Matheus Henry, Jean Pyerre, Everton, Alisson; André.
Palmeiras Probable Lineup: Weverton; Marcos Rocha, Gustavo Gomez, Luan and Diogo Barbosa; Felipe Melo, Bruno Henrique and Gustavo Scarpa; Dudu, Willian and Luiz Adriano.