After losing to Vélez Sarsfield and keeping the third clean sheet of the Martn Demichelis era, River Plate deepened their losing streak as statistics show that for the fifth straight game, it was the rival who scored the first goal.
In the 22nd minute, after a good pass from Lautaro Gianetti, Claudio Aquino beat Franco Armani by deflection at the Amalfitani.
However, for the millionaire, this is not a new situation because a week earlier, Central Tents took the lead from Bruno Seplveda in the Monumental, although the locals came back at the end to beat Guapo 5-1.
The time had come at the first date of the League Cup for Argentine Juniors, the one that went 1 to 0 thanks to Marco Di Cesare’s goal and ended up winning 3 to 2.
And in the CONMEBOL Libertadores Round of 16 series, Inter from Porto Alegre In the first leg, Nez opened the scoring thanks to a header from Enner Valencia; a brace from Pablo Solari brought Nez’s team back from home; and in the second leg, with Gabriel Mercado scoring, the Brazilian side made it 2-1, going to penalties.
As reported by the account NumeralRiverthe institution I haven’t had a streak like this since 2007, when Daniel Passarella directed. Botafogo (0-1), Tigre (1-4), Botafogo (4-2), Rosario Central (3-3), and Argentinos (1-4) were the teams that celebrated the first goal of the game on this occasion.
When was the last time the river broke through zero?
On Friday, July 28, Lucas Beltrán put the Millionaire ahead against Racing in the final date of the league tournament. On this day, which was marked by celebrations for the Red Band’s championship win, the hosts emerged victorious 2-1.
River came to this commitment with a few starting disadvantages, against Talleres (0-1) in the Argentine Cup and Rosario Central (3-3) in the league tournament.
Another strike that worries River
Against the Fortin in Liniers, Demichelis’ disciples In January 2018, they completed their eighth game without an unbeaten streak, Franco Armani’s worst record since arriving at the club.
The world champion, who has 248 games at River (145 wins, 55 draws, and 48 losses) and 110 undefeated fences, had seven games between October 2018 and January 2019 in which he scored at least one goal—yes, with that historic final of the Libertadores in the middle—and six between December 2020 and January 2021, according to the journalist and statistician Silvio Maverino.
1. River vs. Estudiantes 3:1 (league tournament)
2. River 0-1 Talleres (Argentinian Cup)
3. River 2-1 Racing 4 (league tournament)
4. River 2-1 Internacional (CONMEBOL Libertadores)
5. Internacional 2-1 River (CONMEBOL Libertadores)
6. Argentina 3-2 River (League Cup)
7th River, Barracas Central 5-1 (League Cup)
8. Vélez 2-0 River (League Cup)