Boca goes to Paraguay without Marcos Rojos and without Darío Benedetto, but with a surprise

Boca goes to Paraguay without Marcos Rojos and without Darío Benedetto, but with a surprise

Mouth will face tomorrow, from 9:30 p.m., Sportivo Trinidense, for the fourth date of the Copa Sudamericana and the coach Diego Martinez In the prelude to the trip that will be today, he announced the list with the absences of Marcos Rojo and Darìo Benedetto and the inclusion of the youth player, 18 years old, Iker Zufiaurre.

The defender was ruled out after suffering discomfort in the hamstring of his left leg for which he underwent tests yesterday that showed that suffers from a grade 2 muscle injury (tear), and will have at least 21 days of recovery. That is to say, ‘at least he will be absent for two matches. In his place, the one who would accompany Cristian Lema at the back will be Nicolás Figal.

The second low is that of Benedetto, considered as one of the alternatives in the attack. On this occasion, the Pipe who has not yet resolved his contractual situation at the club, He suffered discomfort in his Achilles heel. . In his place, the big surprise is the inclusion of the 18-year-old attacker, Iker Zufiaurre, who lHe scored a goal against Huracán in the Reserve last week, who signed his first contract in March of this year and debuted in the Sudamericana during the visit to Nacional Potosí when Boca presented a team with a majority of substitutes.

Reappears in the list Mauricio Benitez, another of the youth players who was one of the alternatives in the middle of the field. The midfielder left his muscle injury behind and was already summoned by Martínez for this match in Paraguay.

The one who will miss the trip to Paraguay will be the youth Aaron Anselmino, who has not yet recovered from a muscle injury he had against Trinidense in the 1-0 win at La Bombonera with his goal.

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Coach Diego Martìnez announced the list of players who will travel to Paraguay today to face Sportivo Trinidense, with the absences of Marcos Rojo and Darío Benedetto.


Among the absences, in addition to the two obligatory ones, stands out Javier García and those of Juan Ramírez, Vicente Taborda and Ezequiel Bullaude are repeated. The ex-Godoy Cruz ends his loan and must return to Feyenoord in the middle of the year.

Compared to what happened against Estudiantes, Boca will have only one modification and it will be in the central defense: Nicolas Figal will return to the starting eleven instead Marcos Rojo. The rest will be the same as that measured before Students for the League Cup at the Mario Alberto Kempes Stadium.

If there are no inconveniences, those led by Diego Martínez will form with: Sergio Romero; Luis Advíncula, Cristian Lema, Nicolás Figal and Lautaro Blanco; Cristian Medina, Pol Fernández, Equi Fernández and Kevin Zenon; Miguel Merentiel and Edinson Cavani.

Advíncula renewed

Peruvian defender Luis Advíncula renewed his contract with Boca until December 2026 and he became the third footballer whose contract expired at the end of the year and “Xeneize” managed to extend the contract.

After the contract renewal of Jorge Nicolás Figal and Marcelo Weigandt a month ago, Mouth He announced on his social networks the extension of the link that united the Peruvian side with “Xeneize”. The former Rayo Vallecano of Spain signed a contract until 2026 and the 34-year-old footballer’s idea is to retire with the Boca shirt.


Luis Advìncula and Raùl Alfredo Cascini, member of the Boca Football Council, after the signing of the renewal of the Peruvian player's contract.

Luis Advìncula and Raùl Alfredo Cascini, member of the Boca Football Council, after the signing of the renewal of the Peruvian player’s contract.


The signature of the player trained in Juan Aurich from Peru is the third contract renewal of 11 that Boca must finalize before June so that none of them can sit down to discuss a pre-contract with another club.

With this panorama, the “Xeneize” leadership aims to sit down and renew the ties of the goalkeepers Javier García and Sergio Romero -who has the contract on the table-, the midfielder Guillermo Pol Fernández and the forwards Edinson Cavani and Darío Benedetto who It is difficult for him to continue wearing the Boca shirt.

A separate case is that of defender Nicolás Valentini who did not reach an agreement with the club and was removed from the first team until his continuity was resolved.

With the signing of Advíncula, coach Diego Martínez secures a key piece in the formation of his ideal team. The Peruvian arrived at Boca in 2021 and has played 119 games with 5 goals and 10 assists.

Source: Ambito

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