Avellaneda, Argentina.- Racing will seek to raise its head, after two consecutive defeats, facing the round of 16 of the Liberators cup. In front, you will have the always tough Arsenal, directed by Sergio Rondina, which comes from losing, as a local, against the leader of the area, Athletic Tucuman.
Those led by Sebastián Beccacece they fell 2-0 against Union, in Santa Fe, last weekend. A date before, they had also lost, but at home, 4-1, against Athletic Tucuman, for the first day of the Professional League Cup. In addition, on November 24, they must be measured with Flamengo, for the first leg of the round of 16 of the Liberators cup, also in Avellaneda.
For its part, Arsenal will arrive at this meeting, after having lost, on the hour, against the tucumanos by 2-1. On the first date, they had tied 0-0 with the Tatengue, at the April 15 stadium. After having suffered 19 casualties, the Egg Rondina keep trying to find the team and, for now, the brand new reinforcement, Alan Ruiz, will continue starting as a substitute.
They played 29 games, of which 12 ended in victory for the Academia, another 10 were tied, and the remaining seven favored the burned. The last meeting between the two was played in the last Super League, and ended with a victory for Racing, at home, 2-1, with goals from Darius Cvitanich Y Lisandro Lopez. The so much visitor was marked by the Cordovan Nicolas Gimenez. Those from Sarandí defeated for the last time those today led by Beccacece, in 2014, by 3-1.
Racing: Gabriel Arias; Iván Pillud, Leonardo Sigali, Lucas Orban and Eugenio Mena; Leonel Miranda, Tiago Banega, Walter Montoya and Héctor Fértoli; Benjamín Garré and Lisandro López. DT: Sebastián Beccacece
Arsenal: Maximiliano Gagliardo; Ulises Abreliano, Fabio Pereyra, Mateo Carabajal and Emiliano Papa; Alejo Antilef, Leonel Pico, Jesús Soraire and Nicolás Castro; Lucas Albertengo and Nicolás Miracco. DT: Sergio Rondina
Stadium: President Juan Domingo Perón
Referee: Pablo Echavarría
Time: 18:45 hours
TV: Fox Sports Premium
By Juan Cruz Guevshenian | Twitter: @juancruzguevshe