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Five Boca-River questions

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Nervy first leg hampers Boca

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River draw on fighting spirit vs. Boca

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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff
1 day ago

Three hurt as armed gang storm coffee bar at River Plate stadium

River said barrabrava (hooligan) fans had carried out the attack on a rival gang.

Three men were injured when a gang of around 100 people, armed with knives and sticks, burst into the coffee bar at Argentine club River Plate's Monumental stadium to attack a rival gang, Reuters has reported.

A statement on the club's official website after the incident on Tuesday said River Plate had been "the victim of an organised attack."

The statement added: "The actions, lasting...

5 days ago

Five questions following the first leg of Boca-River

Juan Forlin was a steady presence at the back to help Boca keep a clean sheet at the Bombonera.
Juan Forlin was a steady presence at the back to help Boca keep a clean sheet at the Bombonera.

BUENOS AIRES -- ESPN analysts answered five questions about what the scoreless draw between Boca Juniors and River Plate in the first leg of the Copa Sudamericana semifinals means.

1) Who benefits most with the 0-0 in the Bombonera?

Nicolás Baier: The team that benefits most with the 0-0 in the Bombonera is Boca. River Plate manager Marcelo Gallardo bragged in the lead up to the match that his teams always score in the Copa, and in the first leg they didn't have a shot on goal. In the Monumental,...

5 days ago

Boca must put fears to the side after nervy first leg

Fernando Gago was left to rue the save made on his stoppage time header that would have won Boca Juniors' first leg Copa Sudamericana semifinal against rivals River Plate.
Fernando Gago was left to rue the save made on his stoppage time header that would have won Boca Juniors' first leg Copa Sudamericana semifinal against rivals River Plate.

Before Thursday night's Boca Juniors-River Plate Copa Sudamericana first-leg semifinal, a goalless draw was an option looked upon favorably. However, the poor quality of play can't allow Boca to enjoy the result. It would be a different story if River goalkeeper Marcelo Barovero had stood out in the 0-0 draw, but he was far from capturing the limelight -- not exactly because he didn't play well, but simply because he wasn't constantly threatened in River's penalty box.

Boca head coach Rodolfo...

5 days ago

River draws on fighting spirit to compensate for drop in form

Leonel Vangioni, left, and River Plate fought and clawed their way to a scoreless draw against Andres Chavez and Boca Juniors in Thursday night's Copa Sudamericana first leg semifinal.
Leonel Vangioni, left, and River Plate fought and clawed their way to a scoreless draw against Andres Chavez and Boca Juniors in Thursday night's Copa Sudamericana first leg semifinal.

BUENOS AIRES -- There comes a time when your legs have no more to give, and you have to use your head. Because when your brain gives orders, your body reluctantly obeys. In sum, you have to adapt to stay alive. It's an equation as obvious as it is inevitable.

Because of the constant string of recent matches, River didn't take the pitch in the first leg of this Copa Sudamericana semifinal Superclásico as heavily favored as they have been in the league. That's why head coach Marcelo Gallardo didn't...

7 days ago

Five keys for Boca versus River in the Superclasico

Boca Juniors and River Plate are set for another chapter in their fierce rivalry in the Copa Sudamericana.

BUENOS AIRES -- Pressure, fatigue, an opponent on the ropes, the weight of history and the virtues of a team with everything on the line in two matches. These are the keys for Boca to come out on top in this series against River Plate.

Pressure

For Boca, after a long period without success, getting this far means there's no better chance to salvage the year, a true "gift from heaven." Out of contention for the league title, Boca was almost eliminated by lowly Capiata in the Copa Sudamericana,...