Boca Juniors overcomes River Plate 1-0 with a goal scored by D. Benedetto. HIGHLIGHTS

BUENOS AIRES. Boca Juniors prevails over River Plate 1-0 after D. Benedetto scored just 1 goal (65').

Boca Juniors overcomes River Plate 1-0 with a goal scored by D. Benedetto. HIGHLIGHTS

BUENOS AIRES. Boca Juniors tops River Plate 1-0 after D. Benedetto scored just 1 goal (65′). River Plate was truly superior in terms of ball possession (61%).​

Boca Juniors remained in players after M. Rojo received a red card in the 90′.

The match was played at the Estadio Alberto José Armando stadium in Buenos Aires. The referee was Darío Herrera who had the assistance of Juan Pablo Belatti and Diego Yamil Bonfá. The 4th official was Yael Falcón Pérez. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 15 degrees Celsius or 58.98 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 53%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 39 Ball Possession 61
Shots
  • 9 Total 11
  • 1 On Target 3
  • 8 Off Target 8
  • 2 Shots blocked 3
  • 100 Attack 116
  • 22 Dangerous attack 56
  • 102 Ball safe​ 105
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 4 Corners 3
  • 3 Off Sides 5
Fouls
  • 21 Total 10
  • 6 Yellow Cards 5
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 1 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 9

Ball possession

River Plate had a strong ball possession 61% while Boca Juniors was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

River Plate had a more offensive attitude with 56 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 3 were on target. Still, Boca Juniors managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Boca Juniors shot 9 times, 1 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, River Plate shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

Boca Juniors received 6 yellow cards (F. Fabra, M. Rojo, L. Advincula, G. Fernandez, J. Ramirez and L. Vazquez). Talking about the opposition, River Plate received 5 yellow cards (N. De La Cruz, P. Diaz, M. Casco, M. Borja and J. Pinola).

(Boca Juniors) was sent off after receiving a red card in the (90′).

Match Timeline

40'
N. De La Cruz- Yellow
F. Fabra- Yellow
42'
46'
R. Aliendro- sub ->M. A. Herrera Mansilla Barrios
46'
M. Borja- sub ->P. Solari
46'
E. Barco- sub ->J. Quintero
57'
P. Diaz- Yellow
M. Rojo- Yellow
58'
L. Advincula- Yellow
61'
61'
M. Casco- Yellow
G. Fernandez- Yellow
63'
N. Briasco- sub ->L. Langoni
65'
D. Benedetto(goal)J. Ramirez
65'
70'
A. Palavecino- sub ->R. Aliendro
70'
L. Beltran- sub ->M. Suarez
J. Ramirez- Yellow
72'
C. Medina- sub ->J. Ramirez
74'
C. Zambrano- sub ->M. Payero
74'
L. Vazquez- sub ->D. Benedetto
81'
A. Molinas- sub ->G. Fernandez
81'
L. Vazquez- Yellow
86'
90'
M. Borja- Yellow
90'
J. Pinola- Yellow
M. Rojo- Red
90'

Standings

After playing this encounter, Boca Juniors will have 32 points to sit in the 4th place. On the other side, River Plate will stay with 29 points to gain in the 7th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Superliga, Boca Juniors will host Vélez Sarsfield on the 1st of October with a 5-4 head to head statistic in favor of Boca Juniors (3 draws).

River Plate will host Talleres Córdoba on the 24th of September with a 4-3 head to head in favor of Talleres Córdoba (0 draws).

Boca Juniors – Formation

Boca Juniors
G
A. Rossi 1.Argentina
6.9
D
F. Rojo 6.Argentina
7.3
58' 90'
D
6.2
61'
D
F. Fabra Palacios 18.Colombia
6.2
42'
D
J. Figal 4.Argentina
7.4
M
J. Ramírez 20.Argentina
7.6
74' 72'
M
G. Fernández 8.Argentina
7.0
81' 63'
M
M. Payero 11.Argentina
6.4
74'
M
A. Varela 33.Argentina
6.7
F
D. Benedetto 9.Argentina
7.2
81' Goals65'
F
L. Langoni 41.Argentina
6.8
65'
Substitutes
G
J. García 13.Argentina
D
F. Roncaglia 2.Argentina
D
M. Weigandt 57.Argentina
D
A. Sández 3.Argentina
D
C. Zambrano 5.Peru
6.8
74'
M
C. Medina 36.Argentina
7.0
74'
M
E. Rolón 14.Argentina
M
A. Molinas 16.Argentina
6.8
81'
M
Ó. Romero 10.Paraguay
F
N. Orsini 27.Argentina
F
N. Briasco 29.Armenia
6.4
65'
F
L. Vásquez 38.Argentina
6.6
81' 86'

Boca Juniors started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

The manager Hugo Benjamin Ibarra decided to play with the following team: Agustín Rossi (6.9), Luis Advíncula (6.2), Jorge Figal (7.4), Marcos Rojo (7.3), Frank Fabra (6.2), Pol Fernández (7.0), Alan Varela (6.7), Juan Ramírez (7.6), Martín Payero (6.4), Darío Benedetto (7.2) and Luca Langoni (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Cristian Medina (7.0), Javier García, Nicolás Orsini, Esteban Rolón, Facundo Roncaglia, Aaron Molinas (6.8), Marcelo Weigandt, Óscar Romero, Norberto Briasco (6.4), Luis Vázquez (6.6), Agustín Sández and Carlos Zambrano (6.8).

Substitutions

Boca Juniors made 5 changes: L. Langoni for N. Briasco (65′), J. Ramirez for C. Medina (74′), M. Payero for C. Zambrano (74′), D. Benedetto for L. Vazquez (81′) and G. Fernandez for A. Molinas (81′).

Best player: Juan Ramírez​

The most impressive player for Boca Juniors was Juan Ramírez even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is (7.6) with 21 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 9. He performed 2 crosses.

River Plate – Formation

River Plate
G
F. Armani 1.Argentina
6.6
D
J. Pinola 22.Argentina
7.0
90'
D
M. Casco 20.Argentina
6.7
61'
D
7.4
57'
D
E. Mammana 23.Argentina
6.6
D
M. Herrera Mansilla 15.Argentina
6.7
46'
M
E. Pérez 24.Argentina
7.3
M
J. Quintero Paniagua 10.Colombia
6.8
46'
M
D. De La 11.Uruguay
6.2
40'
F
M. Suárez 7.Argentina
6.8
70'
F
P. Solari 16.Argentina
6.6
46'
Substitutes
G
E. Centurión 33.Argentina
D
L. González 14.Argentina
D
E. Gómez 29.Argentina
D
H. Martínez 6.Argentina
D
J. Maidana 4.Argentina
M
A. Palavecino 8.Argentina
6.8
70'
M
S. Simón 31.Argentina
M
J. Paradela 26.Argentina
M
E. Barco 21.Argentina
6.3
46'
M
R. Aliendro 27.Argentina
6.6
46'
F
L. Beltrán 18.Argentina
6.7
70'
F
M. Borja 9.Colombia
6.8
46' 90'

River Plate started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).

Marcelo Daniel Gallardo played with: Franco Armani (6.6), Marcelo Herrera (6.7), Paulo Díaz (7.4), Emanuel Mammana (6.6), Javier Pinola (7.0), Milton Casco (6.7), Nicolás de la Cruz (6.2), Juan Quintero (6.8), Enzo Pérez (7.3), Pablo Solari (6.6) and Matías Suárez (6.8).

They had on the bench: Leandro González Pírez, Agustín Palavecino (6.8), Ezequiel Centurión, Elías Gómez, Lucas Beltrán (6.7), Santiago Simón, David Martínez, José Paradela, Esequiel Barco (6.3), Miguel Borja (6.8), Jonathan Maidana and Rodrigo Aliendro (6.6).

River Plate could not rely on the presence of A. Palavecino (injured).

Substitutions

River Plate made 5 changes: M. A. Herrera Mansilla Barrios for R. Aliendro (46′), P. Solari for M. Borja (46′), J. Quintero for E. Barco (46′), R. Aliendro for A. Palavecino (70′) and M. Suarez for L. Beltran (70′).

Best player: Paulo Díaz​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for River Plate was Paulo Díaz.

His rating is (7.4) with 59 passes (74% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 14 duels out of 19. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Superliga.​