San Lorenzo made a formal request, thinking about date 11 of the League Cup, to play the classic against River on Saturday and not Sunday. The stalls are based on the fact that the Cyclone must play on Tuesday against Rosario Central as a visitor for the CONMEBOL South American, but the Millionaire arrives the Friday before Brazil’s match against Fluminense for the CONMEBOL Libertadores.
Our correspondent in San Lorenzo, Leandro Alves, reported on SportsCenter AM the intention of Diego Dabove’s team to play against Marcelo Gallardo’s men in the classic on Saturday 24, something that will have repercussions in the coming days.
San Lorenzo play next Saturday (04/17) with Argentines, the Tuesday (04/20) at home against Huachipato for the South American CONMEBOL and wants to play the following Saturday with River, since the Tuesday (04/27) plays as a visitor against Rosario Central by the South American.
For his part, River faces the Friday (04/16) to Central Córdoba in Santiago del Estero, weekday travels to Brazil to play on Thursday (04/22) with Fluminense for CONMEBOL Libertadores, then comes the match against San Lorenzo and then receives on Wednesday (04/28) the winner of the Bolívar and Junior key.
The fixture for the date will be revealed next Friday, but one of the two teams will have two days off between the classic and their international cup match.