Marcelo Gallardo, coach of River.  (Photo: AFP)

River Platewho won all three games he played, visits this afternoon to brazil fortressdirected by the Argentine Juan Pablo Vojvoda, with the aim of obtaining a victory and specify the early classification to the round of 16 of the Libertadores Cup.

The match -corresponding to the fourth date of Group F- is played from 7:00 p.m. at the Governador Plácido Aderaldo Castelo stadium, in the city of Fortaleza, state of Ceará, and is refereed by the Uruguayan Esteban Ostojich. can be seen by Fox Sports.

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The cast directed by Marcelo Gallardo accumulate nine points, while Colo Colo from Chile has six, Fortaleza has three and Alianza Lima has no units. In case of winning, River will go to 12 points and will ensure their qualification to the round of 16although later you will have to define if you finish first or second in your group.

River’s formation is as follows: Armani; Herrera, Diaz, Martinez, Casco; Enzo Perez; Pochettino, Enzo Fernandez, De la Cruz, Barco; and Julian Alvarez.

Marcelo Gallardo, coach of River. (Photo: AFP)

In the match played at the Monumental stadium, last month, Núñez’s team won 2-0 with goals from Enzo Fernández and Nicolás de la Cruz.

The Argentines play in the Brazilian team Silvio Romero and Valentin Depietriboth forwards.


River wants to ensure its classification in Brazil

River comes from thrashing Sarmiento de Junín 7-0 in the Professional League Cup and to play against Fortaleza Gallardo bets on its best men to try to close the classification. The one who misses the duel is Matías Suárez, injured again.

Opposite will be a Fortress that March last in the Brasileirao championship after three games since they lost to Cuiabá (1-0), Inter (2-1) and Corinthians (1-0).

The team led by Argentine coach Juan Pablo Vojvoda will try to find at least one result that will allow Approach the qualification positions for the second round of the Libertadoresknowing that they have the last two away games left in Lima and Santiago de Chile.


Copa Libertadores standings table


Matías Suárez, again injured: he was disaffected and will not be in the clash between River and Fortaleza

Matias Suarez suffered a right soleus strain and was unaffected from the concentrate list for River’s visit to Fortaleza for the fourth date of Group F of the Copa Libertadores.

The front, He had been suffering from various injuries lately., he had achieved a little regularity and had a good level in the last games of a Millionaire team that he will miss him for a key game.

Matías Suárez is injured (Photo: Official River)
Matías Suárez is injured (Photo: Official River)

Marcelo Gallardo did not carry any replacement in his place and will only count on Julian Alvarez and Braian Romero as natural forwards ahead of the Cup duel.

Gallardo summoned all the available players to travel to Brazil and only the injured will be missing: Jonatan Maidana, Juan Fernando Quintero, Felipe Peña and Fabián Londoño.

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