River Plate players stepped onto the Monumental playing field amid an impressive reception from the more than 50 thousand souls who were present at the stadium and unleash a real party. Opposite is Racing Club and a draw will crown Marcelo Gallardo’s team in what will be his first local league in more than seven years as coach of Núñez’s team.
The Doll would thus achieve its 13th title, which is added to the five national cups (three editions of the Argentine Cup and two of the Argentine Super Cup), and seven international titles (including two Libertadores Cups).
The party broke out in the stands with an imposing party favors (REUTERS / Agustin Marcarian)
Some 170 strips and almost 50 thousand balloons were distributed in the San Martín Alta, Centenario Alta and Baja and the Sivori Alta stands. In addition, 13 large stick flags were placed in the Sivori Baja and Centenario Baja. The fireworks and plays of lights also gave all the color to a historic day.
The cast of The band It 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 Academia He will take a distance of 10 units over the Cordobes and the Falcon, with nine remaining to be played and he will be champion.
Tonight against Racing, a rival over whom he exercises a notable paternity and against which he won the Super Cup last March by thrashing him 5-0 in Santiago del Estero, the Millionaire tries to put the finishing touch to a great remarkable campaign in which he has 16 presentations without losses, with 13 wins and three draws.
This is how the Monumental stadium looked for River Plate’s duel against Racing Club (REUTERS / Agustin Marcarian)
This River is not the opulent of previous years, it was shedding figures that made a difference and that led it to win the Copa Libertadores and play the final that it finally lost to Flamengo, in Peru, but Gallardo gave it a performance, a dynamic of its own of his label and featured the appearance of some young figures such as the destabilizing Julián Álvarez, who today is probably the best player in Argentine soccer, plus Benjamín Rollheiser, Santiago Simón, Enzo Fernández and Felipe Peña, among others.
Álvarez, with 16 goals, is the top scorer of the tournament and with his imminent future in European football is the most unbalancing factor in a team that “recast” and replaced the figures in the best way, with superlative individual and collective performance. and winning on all courts.
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