Argentine football will return this October 30 with a new 24-team tournament, with a new format.
This championship It will have six zones of four teams with six seeds: Boca Juniors, River Plate, Racing Club, Independiente, San Lorenzo and Vélez Sarsfield.
LThen there will be 3 cups of 6 teams from which the members of each group will come. One will have teams from La Plata and Santa Fe (Estudiantes LP, Gimnasia LP, Rosario Central, Newell’s Old Boys, Unión SF and Colón SF). The next one will have other groups from the interior of the country (Atlético Tucumán, Talleres de Córdoba, Godoy Cruz de Mendoza, Patronato de Paraná, Central Córdoba SdE and Aldosivi). The final will contain teams from the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires: (Huracán, Argentinos Juniors, Lanús, Banfield, Defensa y Justicia and Arsenal de Sarandí).
Classics cannot be played in this group stageTherefore, if Hurricane is drawn in the San Lorenzo area, it will be relocated to another group.
These six groups will be resolved with roundtrip matches and will produce the first two classified to the Cup Champion Phase and the remaining two to the Complement Phase.
IsThe phases will have two groups of six teams each with one-way matches, giving priority of locality to the best placed in the previous phase.
The Cup Champion phase will give a place to CONMEBOL Libertadores 2021 to the winner.
The Complement phase will define a winner in a match on a neutral court with the first of each group and that winner He will face the second of the Cup Champion phase for a place in CONMEBOL Sudamericana 2022.
Two weeks separate the long-awaited return of Argentine football and it is already known how this particular tournament will be played.