The campus of River Plate carried out a new training for the duel of the Saturday at the Monumental Stadium against Newell’s Old Boysby the date 13 of the Professional League. Marcelo Gallardo’s team will try to leave the three points at home to continue climbing positions in the table that has them in seventh place, seven units behind the pointer Atlético Tucumán.
Regarding the novelties, it should be mentioned that the Doll did not include Enzo Pérez and Esequiel Barco in the ball works carried out today in the Ezeiza property, and will decide this Thursday if he will summon them for the match against Leprosy. Although captain Enzo Pérez is better and has many chances to play, Barco still suffers from some muscle discomfort, so Gallardo decided not to rule out either of them and try them out tomorrow in tactical training.
Anyway, the millionaire coach tried variants with possible replacements, which are Bruno Zuculini in the center of midfield; and with Nicolás de la Cruz and Matías Suárez himselfwho entered the last game before Independent. Pérez and Barco were injured by a blow in the left knee and a discomfort in the left hamstring, at 25 minutes and 60 minutes, respectively, on Sunday in the win (1-0) against Rojo, and that is why they worked lightly these days.
Although the team is defined by the DT on the day of the game, a possible eleven it will be with Franco Armani; Milton HelmetEmanuel mammanaPaul DiazElijah Gomez; Agustin PalavecinoBruno Zuculini or Enzo PerezNicholas From the cross either Rodrigo Aliender; Pablo SolariLuke Beltran and Essequiel ship or Matthias Suarez.
As for the rest of the players who worked differently, there was Felipe Peña Biafore, with discomfort in one of his knees; Robert Rojas, who is now physically discharged after a fracture and is making progress in the set-up; and David Martínez, with a torn right hamstring.
In this way, the team that worked this morning at the Ezeiza River Camp will continue with the same routine tomorrow. On Friday afternoon, at the Monumental Más, after the standing ball work they will be concentrated.
On the other hand, Gallardo received the news from the leadership that in the next few days the round of 16 matchup of the Argentine Cup against Defense and Justice will be confirmed for Wednesday, August 31, at the Centenario de Chaco stadium.
Thus, in the remainder of August, the Millionaire will have to play 5 games in just three weeks, since after Saturday’s game against Newell’s, he will face Arsenal in Sarandí on Wednesday 17. Then he will receive Central Córdoba from Santiago del Estero, on Sunday 21; on the 28th (or perhaps the 27th) he will visit Tigre in victory; and then he will have the match against Halcón for the Argentine Cup.
Finally, River Plate announced for Thursday, August 18, at noon and with the presence of President Jorge Brito, the press conference where Leonardo Ponzio will communicate the date of his farewell match at the Monumental Más.
With information from Telam.