River seeks to become champion against Racing: time, TV and formations

The Millionaire prepared a party in Núñez. Marcelo Gallardo’s team will need a draw to be crowned in the Professional League

Tonight River Plate will be able to celebrate its 37th title as Argentine soccer champion by only drawing against Racing at the Monumental, in the commitment corresponding to the twenty-second round of the Professional League.

The classic It will be played at the Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium from 9:30 p.m., with the refereeing by Silvio Trucco and television broadcast by both TNT Sports and Fox Sports Premium. The stage will be complete in its capacity, as millionaire fans quickly exhausted one hundred percent of the capacity.

It will not be broadcast live on unencrypted air or cable channels.

The cast of La Banda is the leader with 49 units and Talleres, which on Tuesday was thrashed in La Plata by Gymnastics, stayed at 40, just like Defense and Justice, therefore with only equaling against the Academy they will get a distance of 10 units on the Cordobeses and the Falcon, remaining nine to be played and he will be champion.

River will not have Enzo Pérez (left elbow dislocation), Milton Casco and Bruno Zuculini (suspended), and would play a historic player like Leonardo Ponzio, who achieved promotion to the first division, won 13 titles and has 349 games played (with 10 goals) and is about to retire.

In Racing, Leonardo Sigali (suspended), Paraguayan Matías Rojas and Chilean Eugenio Mena (torn) are ruled out and, as usual, Gago does not reveal the team, or the players themselves, until a few hours before the game.

In terms of history, River’s supremacy is total in professionalism after 175 games with an advantage of 91 wins against 41 and 43 draws. El Millonario won the last three classics and the last one 6 to 1 in Avellaneda for the 2019/2020 Super League.

Probable formations

River Plate: Franco Armani; Robert Rojas, Paulo Díaz, Javier Pinola or Jonatan Maidana and David Martínez; Santiago Simón, Leonardo Ponzio and Enzo Fernández; Agustín Palavecino; Julián Álvarez and Braian Romero. DT: Marcelo Gallardo.

Racing Club: Gabriel Arias, Iván Pillud, Mauricio Martínez, Nery Domínguez and Fernando Prado; Leonel Miranda, Carlos Alcaraz, Tomás Chancalay and Lisandro López; Enzo Copetti and Javier Correa. DT: Fernando Gago.


Referee; Silvio Trucco.

Stadium: River Plate.

Start time: 21.30

TV: TNT Sports y Fox Sports Premium.

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