River Plate coach Martín Demichelis, analyzes rotating the team and giving rest to those who have played the most in recent weeks, ahead of Wednesday’s match against Racing de Córdoba in Santiago del Estero, for the Argentine Cup.
Players Enzo Pérez, Milton Casco, Ignacio Fernández and Enzo Díaz They are at the top for the most minutes on the field so far in the competition in 2023 and have a chance to go to the bank against the Cordovan “Academy”.
Helmet and Perez They came out with discomfort against Lanús and both average 83 minutes on the pitch; Nacho Fernandez He is the one who played the most minutes with about 88 minutes; and Enzo Diaz he completed all 90 minutes of the six straight games he played.
In addition, DT recovered important players such as Nicolas de la Cruz, Paulo Diaz and Emanuel Mammanaand has alternatives in the flyers area with Agustín Palavecino, Rodrigo Aliendro and Santiago Simón.
Thus, a possible team for Wednesday would be with: Franco Armani; Robert Rojas, Jonatan Maidana, Leandro González Pírez or Paulo Díaz and Elías Gómez; Agustín Palavecino, Rodrigo Aliendro, Nicolás de la Cruz and Ezequiel Barco; Miguel Borja and Lucas Beltran.
Besides, Demichelis He will evaluate tomorrow afternoon how Matías Suárez is doing, who played half an hour of soccer on Sunday morning and had no discomfort in his right knee, affected by synovitis since December of last year.
The Cordovan striker will be part of the squad, with the possibility of adding minutes in the second half if he manages to train normally tomorrow afternoon at River Camp before the night trip to Santiago del Estero, on a charter flight.
Who will return in the list of players available to the coach is mammana, who has not participated in a call-up since the first date against Central Córdoba de Santiago del Estero, when he started and then suffered a muscle injury.
With this scenario, the team had a rest and this Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. they will return to work at the Ezeiza stadium to travel to Santiago del Estero at night, returning to Buenos Aires after the game, scheduled for 9:10 p.m. on Wednesday.
After the match against Racing de Córdoba for the 32nd. In the final of the Argentine Cup, which will be refereed by Sebastián Zunino along with Cristian Navarro and Marcelo Bistocco as assistants, the squad will continue training on Thursday to receive Godoy Cruz on Sunday.
In relation to the match against Racing de Córdoba, River fans sold out 75 percent of the seats that the organization gave them and the Madre de Ciudades stadium in Santiago del Estero is expected to be full.
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