LDU Quito and Boca Juniors face at the University Sports League Stadium, in a match for this phase of the Copa Libertadores (Quarter-finals). There is no record of direct confrontations between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last match was played on 01-10-2008 and ended with the score: LDU Quito (1‑1) Boca Juniors. In this match the home factor may be decisive, since the LDU Quito presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.
The home team reaches this stage of the Copa Libertadores (Quarter ‑ finals) after having eliminated Olympia, after a draw away by (1‑1) and a victory by (3‑1) at home in the tie previous. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 matches he has recorded 2 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. In the last match he played, for First A, he won Barcelona at home by (2‑0). In their last 4 home games for the Copa Libertadores, the LDU Quito has 4 victories.
In this competition, he won the last 4 games he played at home. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 6 of the last 8 games, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 7 of the last 8 games for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 11 of the last 27 he played ended with less than 1.5 goals. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 6 home matches for all competitions: they scored 3 of their 8 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
Just for having reached the quarterfinals of the Copa Libertadores, the LDU has a lot to celebrate, but that does not mean that it will give up in the competition. However, you will have a hard task ahead and qualifying yourself will be very complicated. This team from Ecuador needs to get a good result at home, because with an advantage in the eliminator you can have more peace of mind in the second leg. In a game like this, your performance must be perfect, from defense to attack, because only then you have a chance to win. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.
The visiting team reaches this stage of the Copa Libertadores (Quarter-finals) after eliminating Atlético PR, with a victory by (2-0) at home and a victory by (0-1) away in the previous tie. This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 matches it records 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses as a visitor; against 11 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss in his stadium. The team comes to this match after a home victory with Aldosivi by (2‑0). In the last 4 games he played as a visitor to the Copa Libertadores, Boca Juniors won 1, drew 2 and lost 1. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 6 of the last 8 games for this competition.
It is not surprising to see Boca Juniors in the quarterfinals of the Copa Libertadores and it will not be a surprise if you advance in the competition. The Xeneize team is always a favorite in the title and will surely do everything possible to achieve its objectives. The team comes to these games wanting a good result and knows that it can make it happen if it plays well. Therefore, we can expect the visiting team to look for spaces to achieve the desired result. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.