The deluge that happened Tuesday night and this Wednesday was a factor in the run-up to the match against Patronato. That’s why River jumped onto the field with a line-up that predicted a more straight game, with no transfers or extensions, with Juanfer Quintero and Agustin Palavecino filtering or taking out a ball between central defenders. Mid-range shot taking advantage of the wet grass and dirty ball as lead charge.
The game began to be requested by River from the very beginning. The Muneco team quickly retrieved the ball and found a blank in the final meter to injure Patronato. Although at the time Ezequiel Centurion took a barbarian herder from Herrera that could have changed history, since then it was all about the millionaire who turned Faisundo Altamirano into a great man.
The Greatest’s first warning came at 7 minutes, after a good attacking maneuver and a touch from Solari for a single entry from Agustín Palavecino. East Plattens arrived with a bow from the front to define, but Petronato was cut and weak at the hand of the goalkeeper. A few minutes later, the first excitement of the night came: Casco went all the way, played with Casco and it played with Zuculini, who defined the half-turn and set up 1-0.
The goal allowed Gallardo’s team to grow, who began qualifying to widen the gap. Pablo Solari had some conditions to score, but he survived the second fall amid lack of a goal and good intervention from Altamirano. Juanfer Quintero also got a chance with a left footed shot that hit the post.
River took some prominence in the last hour of the first half and paid him dearly for it. Faisundo Sava’s team began to gain confidence and created a dangerous position against Centurion’s goal. By 33 minutes the Jonatán field slid and Marcelo Astigaribia was left in hand with the millionaire goalkeeper to define point blank and set up a 1 to 1. What happened in the process up to that moment was completely fair.
At the beginning of the supplement, the river failed again in the background and paid dearly for it. Pinola tried to play outside and lost. And the man who took advantage of it was Jonathan Herrera, who tackled Centurion’s goal and defined with a perfect cross, unattainable for the millionaire goalkeeper. The team at Facundo Sava turned it around and realized that the people led by Gudiya were ready to slap.
The river was feeling the impact of 1-2 and fell into a series of inaccuracies as a result of a rush going in search of a tie. Even then, Juanfar hit Deepak with a corner kick and after 7 minutes he hit a round nail from another galaxy. L10 del Millonario revived the team of Marcelo Gallardo, who again became the master of the process.
With the Colombian tie, the Muneco team grew again from the sport and especially from the emotional side. He made some changes to freshen up the attack and found good answers in Suarez and Barco. River was a shot away from securing the lead on Palevicino’s legs, but his right hand went right up. He also had a free kick in the legs of Juanfer which managed to get Altamirano into a corner.
In the final minutes, Rivers threw the court at him and he had at least three unbeatable conditions to convert. Barco made a great solo maneuver that went right over the crossbar. Meanwhile, Zuculini almost had two chances down the arc. The last one was at the feet of the field, which defined the fall and fault. He missed the last shot and the classification was decided on the basis of penalties.
By twelve stages, the Paraná team was more dominant, executing four of the five penalties. Bruno Zuculini and Mattias Suarez failed in the Millionaire despite the fact that Ezequiel Centurion blocked Axel Rodriguez’s shot. Thus, Marcelo Gallardo’s team said goodbye to the Argentine Cup with no further goals left for the remainder of 2022.
River Plate (4-2-3-1): 33-Ezekiel Centurion; 15—Andrew Herrera, 4-Jonathan Field, 22—Javier Pinola, 20—Milton Helmet; 24-Enzo Perez, 5-Bruno Zuculini; 16—Pablo Solari, 10-Juan Fernando Quintero, 8-Augustin Palavecino; 18-Luke Beltran. DT: Marcel Gallardo.
alternative: 12-Franco Petroli, 14-Leandro Gonzalez Pirez, 6-David Martinez, 29-Elias Gomez, 32-Tomas Pochettino, 35-Franco Alfonso, 7-Matias Suarez, 21-Esquiel Barco, 9-Miguel Borja and 30-Joa .
Board of Trustees (4-4-2): 20—Fasundo Altamirano; 22—Raul Lozano, 13—Sergio Ojeda, 2-Carlos Quintana, 30—Lucas Kruspzki; 40-Justo Gianni, 6-Tiago Banega, 7-Nicholas Castro, 21-Sebastian Medina; 9-Jonathan Herrera and 19-Marcelo Astigaribia. DT: Fasundo Sava.
alternative: 34. Mathias Mancilla, 4. Lautaro Geminiani, 5. Lionel Moncevic, 27. Juan Guasone, 28. Facundo Cobos, 8. Jonas Acevedo, 32. Franco Lez, 10. Jorge Valdez Chamorro, 11. Mathias Pardo, 16. Juan Barinaga , 40-axle Rodriguez and 89-Alexander Sosa.
Estadio: Moon Market (La Rioja)
Referee: Fernando Espinoza
Assistant: Ezekiel Brelowski and Gabriel Chad
Fourth referee: franco aceta
TV: tyc sports