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Copa Libertadores preview: Wanderers vs Boca Juniors – Visitors chasing fifth consecutive win

Argentine giants Boca Juniors visit Uruguay on Thursday night as they bid to maintain their Copa Libertadores winning streak.

Time: 5:45pm PDT / 8:45pm EDT / 1:45pm BST
Date: Thursday 9th April 2015
Where: Estadio Gran Parque Central, Montevideo, Uruguay

Boca have won four out of four so far in Group 5, while scoring fourteen goals and conceding just twice. Wanderers find themselves in a battle to progress with Chilean side Palestino. They are currently tied on seven points each, though Palestino have played a game more.

The Argentines won the first meeting 2-1 in La Bombonera back in late February, with goals from Juan Komar and Dani Osvaldo proving decisive. Diego Riolfo scored for Wanderers.

Domestically, Boca are currently top of the Argentine Primera Division with six wins and two draws from eight games leaving them with 20 points. Wanderers, meanwhile, are having a nightmare in the Uruguayan top flight; they currently sit twelvth with just eight points from seven games.

You can see the current standings in the image below:

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