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He needs to win: the result that complicated River before facing Newell’s

BySkyla Hutton

Sep 14, 2021

Written in SOCCER the

River He lives weeks of greater tranquility after the eliminations suffered in Copa Argentina and in Copa Libertadores against Boca and Atlético Mineiro, respectively. The recent good results, even with several absences due to injuries and calls to the national teams, have allowed the Millionaire to improve his position in the table and consolidate himself in the top positions of the Professional League. However, on his visit to Newell’s this Wednesday, those led by Marcelo Gallardo must obtain a victory to continue on the right path.

This is how the table remained after the victory of Lanús

And it is that, at the beginning of the date, Lanús prevailed as a visitor against Independiente In this way, Luis Zubeldia’s team stretched the advantage over River, but also displaced the millionaire set in a very important table: the qualifying table for the Copa Libertadores 2022. The victory allowed Garnet to jump from seventh place in the general table to second and, for the moment, it leaves Gallardo’s men out of the qualifying zone for the most important South American club tournament.

In the first place of the table is Vélez, who together with Lanús, Talleres and Colón – last champion -, would qualify for the Copa Libertadores 2022. While a draw against Newell’s can overtake River, It will depend on the other results to see whether or not the date can end within the classification zone, since Talleres, Colón and Estudiantes still have to play their matches corresponding to date 11. The good news for Marcelo Gallardo is that he will have many absent players available again in the duels against Sarmiento and Independiente.

Source: (AFA Professional Football League).

The advantage for Núñez’s team is that they have the best goal difference among the 26 teams that make up the Professional League tournament, something that, in such an even table, promises to be a very important detail. Even so, the team led by Marcelo Gallardo knows that they have to go to Rosario, where they will visit Newell’s in search of the three points that allow them to overtake their competitors and, in addition, stretch the good moment that the team is going through after a few weeks in the one that things were not in the best way.

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