Athletico Paranaense vs Estudiantes: TV channel, live stream, team news & preview

 Athletico Paranaense Estudiantes ida Cuartos de Final Copa Libertadores 2022@AthleticoPR/@EdelpOficial
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The quarter-finals of the Copa Libertadores get underway this week, with Athletico Paranaense set to take on Estudiantes in the first leg of their last-eight encounter.

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In a heavyweight continental encounter, the Brazilian hosts will welcome their Argentine visitors to town for a major encounter at Arena da Baixada - and both will be bent on putting one foot into the final four of this storied tournament.

Ahead of the game, GOAL has the details of how to watch on TV, stream online, team news and more.

Games Athletico Paranaense vs Estudiantes
Date August 4, 2022
Times 8:30pm ET, 5:30pm PT
Stream fubo TV (start with a free trial)

TV channel, live stream & how to watch

In the United States (US), Copa Libertadores matches can be watched live and on-demand with fuboTV (start with a free trial).

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U.S. TV channelOnline stream
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Team news & rosters

PositionAthletico Paranaense roster
Goalkeepers Bento, Paixão, Linck
Defenders Dedé, Khellven, Abner, Hernández, Orejuela, Henrique, Piauí, Pedrinho
Midfielders Fernandes, Bueno, Marlos, Moura, Cittadini, Erick, Cuello, García, Christian

Forward

Cirino, Canobbio, Vitinho, Terans, Rocha, Rômulo, Pablo

Two wins in their past five has checked Athletico's momentum, but they may enter this match as the proverbial favourite through both a stronger domestic record and home advantage.

With a second-leg tie away from their own patch to come however, it will be crucial that they get off to a flying start, particularly with their eye set on making the last four.

Predicted Athletico Paranaense starting XI: Bento; Khellven, Santos, Heleno, Abner; Fernandinho, Erick; Canobbio, Bueno, Cuello; Roque.

PositionEstudiantes roster
Goalkeepers Pourtau, Zozaya, Andújar
Defenders Rogel, Más, Valdez, Noguera, Paz, Núñez, Godoy, Rodríguez, Cacace, Fernandez
Midfielders Morel, Zuqui, Castro, Piñeiro, Flores, Pellegrino, Orosco, Trombini, Lansade
Forwards Díaz, Toledo, Lattanzio, Spetale, Boselli, Zapiola, Palavecino

If a team needed a pickup in form for their run-in to the continental quarter-finals, Estudiantes were one such side - but just a single victory in their last five games has left them looking quite out of shape.

Knockout football has a way of lifting teams from the canvas though, and they'll hope to make the most of this road trip before they host the return leg next week on their own turf.

Predicted Estudiantes starting XI: Andujar; Godoy, Rogel, Lollo, Morel, Mas; Castro, Rodriguez, Zuqui; Diaz, Piatti.

Last five results

Athletico Paranaense resultsEstudiantes results
Athletico-PR 1-0 Sao Paulo (Jul 31)Estudiantes 0-0 Banfield (Jul 30)
Flamengo 0-0 Athletico-PR (Jul 27)Boca Juniors 3-1 Estudiantes (Jul 24)
Botafogo 2-0 Athletico-PR (Jul 23)Estudiantes 3-1 Barracas Central (Jul 20)
Athletico-PR 4-1 Atletico GO (Jul 20)Tigres 2-1 Estudiantes (Jul 17)
Athletico-PR 0-0 Internacional (Jul 16)Belgrano 1-0 Estudiantes (Jul 13)