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River vs Libertad for Copa Libertadores: what time do they play and where to watch

River vs Libertad for Copa Libertadores: what time do they play and where to watch

River vs Libertad for Copa Libertadores: what time do they play and where to watch

River vs Libertad live: follow the match for date 5 of group H of the Copa Libertadores 2024. Libertad clings to its last qualifying option for the round of 16 of the Copa Libertadores, which involves defeating a River Plate that It is not only seeking its ticket to the next round, but also its inclusion in the 2025 Club World Cup.


The River Plate vs Libertad match will be played on Tuesday, May 14, from 9:30 p.m. (7:30 p.m. in Peru) at the Monumental de Núñez stadium, in Buenos Aires.


ESPN shows the game in Peru and South America, except in Argentina, where Fox Sports, Telefe and pluto TV broadcast. Online, the meeting can be seen through DirecTV GO and Star Plus.

The team coached by Martín Demichelis, leader of group H, with 10 points, will try to get rid of the bad taste left in their mouths by the previous matchday’s duel against their second team, the Uruguayan Nacional (7), which ended in a draw in Montevideo (2-2) after the ‘Millonario’ had gone ahead 0-2.

After the failure of the Argentine League Cup, a tournament in which they fell in the quarterfinals against their greatest rival, Boca Juniors, Núñez’s team began this weekend their participation in the Professional League Tournament – a competition for the second half of the year. with a win against Central Córdoba (3-0) and they are leaders.

It is expected that, before a fan that will once again fill the stands of the Monumental Stadium, the former Bayern Munich, Málaga and Atlético de Madrid footballer will line up the Colombian Miguel Ángel Borja as the leader of the attack, along with Facundo Colidio, author of two goals this weekend of week; Meanwhile, Esequiel Barco, who completed the victory, will fight for ownership with the ‘Diablito’ Claudio Echeverri.

A victory for River, like the one achieved in Asunción (1-2) on the third date of this group stage, will leave the ‘Millonario’ in the round of 16 and in the renewed Club World Cup, which will have 32 teams in 2025.

For its part, Libertad will go all out in Buenos Aires, since its four units make its survival in the continent’s top club tournament very complicated without a victory in the group that completes an already hopeless Deportivo Táchira (1) .

‘Gumarelo’ appears in the Argentine capital as the leader of Paraguayan football, with two points ahead of Cerro Porteño, after beating Sol de América (4-1) on the last matchday.

The team led by Ariel Galeano – who, at 27 years old and in just eight months at the helm of the team has won the Paraguayan League and Cup – arrives rested, after playing on Friday and leaving several starters out of the lineup, thinking about this momentous duel.

Paraguayan soccer legends Oscar Cardozo, 40 years old, and Roque Santa Cruz (42) continue to make up a squad that will seek a surprise in Buenos Aires.

Source: Elcomercio

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