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Boca seeks a new victory in its last home game in the League

Boca seeks a new victory in its last home game in the League

Boca Juniors, in tune on all fronts, will look for a new victory when they receive Newell’s Old Boys from Rosario in the last home game of the 2023 Professional Soccer League, valid for the 26th. date.

In results, Boca is going through the best moment of the Jorge Almirón era: six games undefeated (five wins) and just two goals conceded in that streak that covers all competitions.

After securing their leadership in the Copa Libertadores group, with a win over Monagas from Venezuela, Boca had three wins in the next four League dates and last Thursday certified their round pass in the Copa Argentina with a clear victory over Barracas Central.

In La Bombonera, recorded 4-0 against the Venezuelans, Almirón’s team accumulates three successes in a row, a string that he will try to extend against an underperforming opponent as a visitor.

In that condition, the Newell’s of “Gringo” Gabriel Heinze had two wins, five draws and six losses in 13 games. However, for the Copa Sudamericana, they won in their three outings and this allowed them to directly access the round of 16 with first place in their group.

The “Leprosy” has a key ahead against Corinthians from Brazil, on Tuesday, August 1 in Sao Paulo and on August 8 in Rosario.

Boca, for its part, prepares its cross against Nacional de Montevideo by the same instance of the Libertadores. On Wednesday the 2nd he will visit him in the Central Park of Montevideo and on the 9th he will define as a local at La Bombonera.

The “Xeneize” lost two players from its squad in the last hours: the center forward Luis Vázquez, transferred to Anderlecht from Belgium, and the midfielder Alan Varela, with his sale to Porto from Portugal almost closed.

Varela, who no longer played against Barracas, is suspended anyway due to accumulation of yellow cards.

In relation to the Copa Argentina commitment, Almirón will make three changes: Nahuel Valentini for Luis Advíncula, Ezequiel Fernández for Jorman Campuzano and Norberto Briasco for Darío Benedetto.

Newell’s prepares the returns of Cristian Ferreira (possible starter) and Iván Gómez (on the bench), recovered from a blow to the right ankle and a sprained knee, respectively.

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