Superliga: Tigre prevails over River Plate 2-1

CAPITAL FEDERAL. Tigre beat River Plate to win 2-1.

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CAPITAL FEDERAL. Tigre overcome River Plate to win 2-1. It was Tigre to strike first with an early goal of M. Retegui at the 5′. Then it was a goal in the 58′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, F. Colidio gave the win to Tigre in the 67′ minute with a goal. River Plate was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (70%).​

The match was played at the Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium in Capital Federal on Wednesday and it started at 9:30 pm local time. The referee was Fernando Espinoza who had the assistance of Facundo Rodríguez and Gerardo Carretero. The 4th official was Jorge Baliño.

Match Statistics

River Plate was in firm control of the ball 70% while Tigre was struggling with a 30% ball possession.

River Plate was more aggressive with 110 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 5 were on target. Nevertheless, Tigre was able to find the solution to win this match.​

River Plate shot 17 times, 5 on target, 12 off target. On the other side, Tigre shot 11 times, 6 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

River Plate received 2 yellow cards (N. De La Cruz and P. Diaz). On the opposite side, Tigre received 4 yellow cards (M. Retegui, L. Blondel, B. Luciatti and G. Marinelli).

After this match, River Plate will stay with 29 points to move down in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, Tigre will have 20 points like Aldosivi to move up in the 6th place.

Match Events

  • 5'
    5'

    M. Retegui

  • 13'
    13'

    N. De La Cruz

  • 22'
    22'

    M. Retegui

  • 58'
    58'

    E. Fernandez

  • 62'
    62'

    L. Blondel

  • 63'
    63'

    P. Diaz

  • 67'
    67'

    F. Colidio

  • 68'
    68'

    B. Luciatti

  • 73'
    73'

    B. Romero

    T. Pochettino

  • 74'
    74'

    S. Simon

    E. Barco

  • 75'
    75'

    I. Protti

    F. Colidio

  • 78'
    78'

    G. Marinelli

  • 79'
    79'

    N. Demartini

    A. Castro

  • 83'
    83'

    A. Palavecino

    N. De La Cruz

  • 83'
    83'

    E. Gomez

    M. Casco

  • 84'
    84'

    P. Magnin

    M. Retegui

  • 84'
    84'

    D. Sosa

    I. Fernandez

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River Plate: Formation and Lineups

River Plate started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Marcelo Daniel Gallardo chose to play with the following team: Franco Armani (6.9), Marcelo Herrera (6.9), Paulo Díaz (7.2), David Martínez (6.6), Milton Casco (6.4), Enzo Fernández (7.4), Enzo Pérez (7.0), Nicolás De la Cruz (7.6), Tomás Pochettino (6.8), Julián Álvarez (7.0) and Esequiel Barco (6.8).

Substitutes

River Plate made 4 changes: T. Pochettino for B. Romero (73′), E. Barco for S. Simon (74′), N. De La Cruz for A. Palavecino (83′) and M. Casco for E. Gomez (83′).

Top player: Nicolás De la Cruz

Probably the most impressive player in River Plate was Nicolás De la Cruz.

His rating is (7.6) with 78 passes (93% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 9. He performed 4 crosses.

Tigre: Formation and Lineups

Tigre started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

On the other side, Diego Hernán Martínez played with: Gonzalo Marinelli (6.5), Lucas Blondel (6.2), Victor Cabrera (7.3), Abel Luciatti (6.9), Sebastián Prieto (6.4), Sebastian Prediger (6.7), Alexis Castro (6.5), Ezequiel Fernandez (7.0), Cristian Zabala (7.1), Facundo Colidio (7.5) and Mateo Retegui (7.0).

Substitutes

Tigre made 4 changes: F. Colidio for I. Protti (75′), A. Castro for N. Demartini (79′), M. Retegui for P. Magnin (84′) and I. Fernandez for D. Sosa (84′).

Top player: Facundo Colidio

Probably the most impressive player in Tigre was Facundo Colidio.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 12 passes (75% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 9. He performed 1 cross.

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