Professional League: A great Sunday with San Lorenzo, Boca in Rosario and the classic River-Independiente

Soccer this Sunday will start early. From 11 in the morning, San Lorenzo will be local against Platense (ESPN Premium) and it will only be the appetizer of a recharged afternoon. TO 3:30 p.m. and broadcast by TNT Sports, Rosario Central will receive Boca at the Gigante de Arroyito and at 4:30 p.m. in Córdoba, Instituto will do the same with Banfield (ESPN Premium). At 6:00 p.m., in La Plata, Estudiantes y Talleres (TNT Sports) will play and at 8:30 p.m., there will be a closing classic: River and Independiente with ESPN Premium television.

After losing on Thursday for the first time at home against Fortaleza from Brazil for the Copa Sudamericana, San Lorenzo He will open the day trying to win again so as not to lose track of the River pointer. The team led by Rubén Insúa escorts him to a difference of six points and a draw and a loss would distance him too much. Platense He also needs to win but for different reasons: he must strengthen his average to be able to maintain the category at the end of the year because in the relegation table he occupies the third from last place (26 out of 28). For now he is saved, but he is on the limit.

In the first show of the afternoon, Boca will try to add three again, but in an always complicated scenario such as the Central stadium. The team now led by Jorge Almirón lost their last three games for the championship (Colón, San Lorenzo and Estudiantes) and their distance from River, which in twelve dates took them sixteen points ahead, almost ruling them out of the fight for the qualification.

On Tuesday they beat Deportivo Pereira of Colombia in agony 2-1 for the Copa Libertadores, so the continental tournament will be the exclusive objective of the first half of the year. For his part, With 21 points, Central remains expectant in a third squad along with Lanús, Talleres, Defensa and Belgrano waiting for a bad step from River and San Lorenzo to be able to get closer. The Rosario team have gone six rounds without defeat (three wins and three draws) and have just drawn 2-2 with Atlético Tucumán.

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Then it will be the turn of the people of Cordoba. Institute will receive Banfield in Alta Córdoba seeking to recover the triumphant step after having lost three times in the last five games. Banfield is not doing well either: it occupies 23rd place in the table and its march is irregular. It better go to workshops who, located in that third platoon, will travel to La Plata to visit a Students toned after having beaten Boca 1-0 in the Bombonera and thrashed Tacuary of Paraguay 4-0 for the Copa Sudamericana.

River and Independiente will provide the last emotion on Sunday. It can not be better River that won ten of its last eleven games, He comes from beating Sporting Cristal 4-2 in the week for the Libertadores and has found the right point in his performance with high-level individualities. In the championship, he obtained 30 of the 36 points he played and is the great candidate to become champion.

the complete opposite of iindependent, who will go to the Monumental immersed in an institutional and sports crisis that is reflected in the eleven dates that he has not won. His coach Ricardo Zielinski will propose a very cautious scheme (5-3-2) so that River does not take him ahead and can sustain the moral (non-football) recovery that he outlined last Sunday in the classic against Racing.

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