Boca and Lepra will face each other from 4:45 p.m., for the League Cup, it will be the first home game after losing the final of the Copa Libertadores against Fluminense.
The La Ribera club has just drawn 1-1 with San Lorenzo in the Nuevo Gasómetro, with a goal from Uruguayan Miguel Merentiel for the blue and gold team, in what was the debut of Mariano Herrón in his second interim position against the first team and He was no longer able to advance to the next round in the LPF Cup.
However, Boca must go for the victory against Lepra to add points in the Annual Table, one of the ways left to qualify for the Copa Libertadores 2024 in addition to the Argentine Cup, in which it is in the semifinals. For this match, Herrón will change the scheme to form 4-3-1-2 with Cristian Medina as the hook and has a doubt at the back: Aaron Anselmino or Nicolás Valentini, who had a fever and will wait for him until the last minute.
For its part, the Rosario team comes from losing at home to Sarmiento de Junín 1-0 and in this way the team led by Gabriel Heinze accumulated its third game in a row without achieving a victory: with two defeats and a draw. “My idea is to continue until the end of the tournament, but something can always happen,” the coach declared before the match in response to questions.
The probable formation of Boca vs. Newell’s, for the League Cup
Sergio Rosemary; Luis Advincula, Nicholas Figal, Aaron Anselmino or Nicholas Valentini, Marcelo Saracchi; Paul Fernandez, Jorman Campuzano, Valentine Ship; Christian Medina; Edinson Cavani and Miguel Merentiel.
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