Newell's Old Boys vs River Plate Match Preview
Roberto Sensini's Leprosos are slowly awakening in this tournament and they even performed Sudamericana, Newell's Old Boys have not lost in the last five matches and will be eager to improve their performance against one of the leaders, as they can join the top fight upon a victory, standing at the 8th position with nine points. Rolando Schiavi is back on the starting eleven and Leonel Vangioni might also recover on time for this match. Watch out for Mauro Formica, Newell's wittiest midfielder.
Miguel Angel Cappa is enthusiastic his team will make it far in this competition. River Plate has finally left the relegation fight behind and now even qualification for the Copa Libertadores is a possibility. River's 4-4-2 formation will keep constant pressure against the local defense, tired after midweek action against Estudiantes. Thanks to Rogelio Funes Mori River has been nearly unstoppable and the Leprosos will have to keep him under close watch to secure the three points. Watch out for Josepmir Ballón, as the Peruvian multiplies the offensive perspectives of the Millonarios.