The Match Day 5 of 13 in the Argentine First Division (Copa Liga Profesional 2021) saw the Superclásico Boca-River, with a fair 1-1 draw.
Sebastián Villa (ARG) gave Boca the lead, scoring a penalty at 41 ‘. Agustín Palavecino (ARG) scored the tie at 67 ‘with a header.
Boca came close to their second goal when Carlos Tévez (ARG) crossed the ball and Gonzalo Maroni (ARG) looked for it in a dangerous play where he almost hit goalkeeper Franco Armani (ARG).
Milton Casco (ARG, River) was sent off for accumulating two yellow cards: one for pulling a shirt and another for giving a “horseback” push; fair yellow cards that left his team with one man less at 79 ‘.
The Professional League Cup is played with two groups of 13 teams where the best 4 of each group advance to the next round. River is one point away from qualifying positions in their group and Boca is barely in qualifying positions on goal difference.
There are four games left for the matchday, which will be played tomorrow.