Boca vs Deportivo Pereira for Copa Libertadores, at what time and how to watch it

Jorge Almirón will try to make his third time the charm this Tuesday when Boca receives Deportivo Pereira at La Bombonera, from Colombia, for the second date of the Copa Libertadores. the match will be played from 9:00 p.m. with Fox Sports television and the Star+ platform.

Boca’s present is very weak and not even the arrival of the new DT could redirect the course for the moment. Almirón lost his two games in charge of the team (0-1 with San Lorenzo and Estudiantes) and stretched the winless streak to four, since Xeneize had just fallen with Colón (1-2) and draw against Monagas in Venezuela (0-0) under the interim leadership of Mariano Herrón.

That point rescued from the city of Maturín It was not so frowned upon in La Boca since things ended up hasty for the porteños due to the expulsions of Roncaglia and Valdez, who will not be this Tuesday against the Colombians. In any case, the casualties are not entirely noticeable since the first one was much whistled in La Bombonera during the defeat against Estudiantes while the second, in addition to being injured, is also one of the defenders most targeted by the fans.

Virtually bound to win, Almirón would again bet on some kids to face Deportivo Pereira, such as the cases of Nicolás Valentini (22 years old) and Valentín Barco (18)who come from playing against Pincha and are able to count their games at the club on the fingers of one hand: the blonde central defender has 5 (one win, four losses) while the red winger has 4 (two draws, two losses). ).

Among those who would reappear in the starting eleven would be Advincula and Figal (by Weigandt and Roncaglia), Pol Fernandez (by Ramírez, torn) in the middle and forward briasco (by Equi Fernández), one of the few who has been making interesting performances in Boca so far this year. The Colombian would also be in the attack Villa despite the fact that the trial against him for gender violence began this Monday. Otherwise, the Uruguayan Merentiel will play.

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How does Deportivo Pereira arrive?

In the other side, Deportivo Pereira comes from a 1-1 draw at home to Colo Colo in his cup debut. The 100% Colombian campus team they dominated the Chileans for a long time but were only able to break the cacique resistance at the end and, thus, equalize the match. In that match, he attempted the astonishing number of 24 shots to the Chilean goal.

La Furia Matecaña, as the team is known, won their first Dimayor League title last year and is debuting in the highest continental club competition. So far in 2023 it has been costing him – he won one of his last nine games – since lost his great figure, the scorer Leonardo Castro -25 goals in 44 games last season- who went to Millonarios de Bogotá. The center-back Thomas Gutiérrez also appears on the squad, trained in River and expressly passing through Barracas Central.

Board returns to the ring

Also from 9:00 p.m., the Board of Paraná will be making history again by visiting Paraguay for the first time. The team that plays in the First National -is 17th out of 19, with two wins in 10 dates- will face Olimpia in Asunción, with Fox Sports 2 and Star+ television. El Patrón debuted with a defeat in the Cup (1-2 against Nacional de Medellín) while the Paraguayans, three-time champions of the tournament (1970, 1990 and 2002), drew 1-1 with Melgar in Peru.

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