River Plate receives Nacional from Uruguay for the first leg of the CONMEBOL Libertadores quarterfinals on Thursday from 21: 30 ARG and Marcelo Gallardo’s team started the week with bad news. Matías Suárez withdrew before the end of practice due to discomfort and from the club they reported that he has a intoxication box, too They ruled out having Covid-19.
Javier Gil Navarro reported in SportsCenter that from the Millionaire they informed him that the striker has no fever, no symptoms of Covid-19, it’s just food poisoning. The club’s doctors will monitor the player’s evolution in the coming days and if there are no inconveniences, would arrive without problems to the meeting in front of the Bag.
River closed its participation in the first phase of the Diego Armando Maradona Cup with a 3-1 victory against Godoy Cruz, which allowed him his fifth consecutive victory in the competition and added 15 points in Zone 3.
El Millonario has the Copa Libertadores as its main objective and next Thursday the quarterfinal series will begin in the Libertadores de América against Nacional, team where Gallardo retired and where he began his coaching career.