It seemed like a quiet night River Plate in the stadium Monumental before a Arsenal which seems to be playing its last games in the First Division. The team of Martin Demichelis won comfortably 2-0 with goals from Miguel Borja (3 minutes) and Nicholas De La Cruz (29). But the Sarandí team, with their weapons, got closer to the rival area and complicated a doubtful Franco Armani.
The goalkeeper of River and the Argentine team has not been transmitting the security (along with the defense) that he knew how to generate during his successful career for several dates and he had some serious failures that harmed the team. Millionaire. The first was at 33 minutes, when Adrian Sporle He finished weakly from long distance. It seemed like an action simple resolution for Armanibut the World Cup goalkeeper couldn’t contain the shot, the ball slipped through his hands and Lucas Brochero he pushed for the goal. Fortunately for the locals, the referee Fernando Espinoza The action was canceled due to advanced position.
The champion of the Professional League stayed on the playing field and gave ground to an Arsenal that, without pressure, continued looking for the added goal. That finally arrived at 12 minutes of the complement with a center from the left of Juan Bautista Cejas that unexpectedly got into Armani’s far post.
The ball, which came with spin and had previously touched the head of Nacho Fernández struck in the heart of the area and went into the goal, much to the dismay of the former Atlético Nacional de Medellín goalkeeper. The goalkeeper was left chewing on the ground because it was a play in which he could have prevented the goal. A miscalculation and a late reaction condemned the Octopusthat carries 9 games in a row without being able to hold the undefeated bow.
But just as Armani He had gross failures, he also saved a new fall from his fence at the moment when River fans began to ask the team for more attitude. At 24, the goalkeeper rejected a cross Sporle at the near post and minutes later he covered a one-on-one against Eyebrows.
River ended up winning the game 3 to 1 thanks to the second goal of Borja through a shot from the penalty spot. He Millionaire could have scored the fourth goal, but Enzo Perez He burst the crossbar with a good shot inside the area and a counterattack that Matías Suárez could not take advantage of.
The team led by Demichelis added its second victory in the League Cup, both at home, and reached 6 points. On Thursday, September 21, River will host Atlético Tucumán on the fifth date.
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