Invigorated by his good victory last Monday against Estudiantes, Independent will travel this Thursday to Jujuy to face Atletico Tucuman for the 16th end of the Argentine Cup. The match will be played from 20.05 at the 23 de Agosto de Gimnasia stadium in that province and will be arbitrated by Fernando Echenique and broadcast through TyC Sports.

Independiente agreed to this instance after leaving Central Norte de Salta on penalties, on March 26 at the Mario Kempes stadium in Córdoba. For his part, heThe Tucuman team at the previous phase beat Brown de Adrogué 2-0 and on Sunday, for the Professional League, they tied without goals against Huracán at Parque Patricios.

The coach of the Rojos de Avellaneda, Eduardo Domínguez, will face the game with the best he has available. The Copa Argentina for Independiente is a priority and represents one of the two chances at hand to reach the Copa Libertadores 2023. The only change that there will be regarding the team that beat Estudiantes is the presence of Damián Batallini or Iván Marcone in place of Lucas Romero who suffered an ankle sprain.

At Atletico Tucuman, DT Lucas Pusineri will shoot Manuel Capasso in defense to replace Bruno Bianchi and in midfield it will include Joaquín Pereyra instead of Ramiro Ruiz Rodríguez. The winner of this meeting will face Vélez Sarsfield in the round of 16, who thrashed Cipolletti de Río Negro 5-0 in the last instance.

Finally, in the last few hours, the president of Colón, Joseph Vignattimade a new proposal for Gastón Togni to Independiente. The Avellaneda club wants a charge for the loan and there would be an agreement in principle for the player to join Falcioni’s team.


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