Boca will seek to add three again against Garnet, who is last in Group 4. Before the game, the players will receive the Super League trophy.
For the fourth date of the Professional League Cup, Boca Juniors will receive Lanús this Friday with an alternative formation since their priority is the Copa Libertadores. Despite not having all its starters, Xeneize will seek to recover from the defeat suffered against Talleres, which cut the 16-game undefeated that the team had since the return of Miguel Ángel Russo to the substitute bench.
The match will be played from 7:20 p.m. in La Bombonera and will be refereed by Facundo Tello. It transmits the signal TNT Sports.
Prior to the initial whistle, the Boca squad will receive the trophy for having become champion of the Superliga on March 7, in a coronation that was delayed more than eight months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
After the fall before the “T”, in a match in which the team got out of control at the end and suffered the expulsions of Agustín Obando and Carlos Izquierdoz, the times accelerated and several footballers will be preserved against Lanús.
Russo’s idea is for his “usual eleven” to arrive in top form for the series of the knockout stages of the Libertadores that they will animate with Internacional de Porto Alegre, on Wednesday, November 25 in Brazil, and then on December 2 in La Candy box.
For that reason, the only starters who would be against Garnet would be goalkeeper Esteban Andrada and defender Lisandro López. In addition, players such as Mauro Zárate and Ramón Wanchope Ábila could have minutes, while the Peruvian Carlos Zambrano will be in defense and Diego Pulpo González will make his debut from the beginning.
Lanús, with the experience of having lost the first group game against Boca 2-1 and with just one point, also plans a mixed team because next Wednesday he will play at the height of La Paz, against Bolívar, for the Cup South American.
The technical director Luis Zubeldia will not be able to count on several players due to different injuries: the wingers José Luis Gómez and Nicolás Morgantini; the defenders Guillermo Burdisso and Nicolás Thaller; midfielder Fernando Belluschi and winger Alexandro Bernabei.
The leader of Group 4 is Talleres with 7 points, then Boca is located with 6, while Newell’s has 3 and Lanús 1.
Prior to this meeting, Arsenal will receive Unión de Santa Fe, for the fourth date of Zone 1 of the LPF in which both are escorts for the leader Atlético Tucumán and will seek a victory that helps them qualify for the second phase of the competition .
Arsenal will be local from 17.10, at the Julio Humberto Grondona stadium, in Sarandí, with the arbitration of Hernán Mastrángelo. The Fox Sports Premium signal will broadcast the match.