Boca Juniors is a candidate for the title in the Professional League and this Friday he will play one of the two games that will open the 21st date. But in the run-up to the match against Godoy Cruz in Mendoza, coach xeneize Hugo Ibarra It is difficult for him to be able to put together the starting eleven with several absences due to being called up to his national teams and injured. The former winger reported his squad list in which the casualties and the inclusion of several youth players and other experienced players who were also trained at the club were confirmed.
The goalless draw with Huracán cut a streak of five wins in a row for Boca Juniors, who from wandering in the middle of the table now sits third, two points behind the only leader, Atletico Tucumanand the same number of units as Gymnastics and Fencing La Platawhich has better goal difference.
After that tough loss to Patronage (3-0) in Paraná the team began to recover and while looking for its best performance it consolidated in the results. Although Ibarra has a puzzle ahead of the clash with the tomb in the Malvinas Argentinas, this one you come from 7:00 p.m., in a meeting that seems difficult since the men from Mendoza are in the conversation and are four points behind Boca Juniors.
The blue and gold cast will not have those summoned to their teams, the Peruvians Luis Advincula and Carlos Zambrano and the Colombian Frank Fabra. While for different physical problems, Nicolás Figal, Diego González, Norberto Briasco, Nicolás Orsini and Darío Benedetto. While Sebastian Villa Y Exequiel Zeballos carry longer lesions.
On the other hand, the youth of the club, some with more friction than others in the First Division: Marcelo Weigandt, Agustín Sandez, Alan Varela, Cristian Medina, Aaron Molinas, Luca Langoni, Gabriel Aranda, Brandon Cortes, Maxi Zalazar and Luis Vázquez. Three players born in the entity are added, but with great experience as Javier García, Facundo Roncaglia and Pol Fernández.
In the gang of kids, the defenders will join the concentrates Lautaro Di Lollo and Nahuel Genez (18 and 19 years old respectively), and was quoted for the first time in the First, Gonzalo MoralesReserve attacker who is in charge of Mariano Herron he is 19 years old.
Ibarra takes 15 games in charge of the Boca Juniors first team, with 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses. It comes from an opaque zero equality against Huracán in La Bombonera. The meeting was this Monday and in just four days he will play again. He will face a team that is in an expectant position in the tournament since Godoy Cruz is sixth in the championship and against his people he will seek to return to victory after three dates in which he had two away defeats (3-0 against Central Córdoba and 3-1 against Barracas) and a tie (1-1 with Tigre at home).
A win would leave him at Grocer in fourth partial position, although they will have to wait for the results of Racing, Huracán and River Plate. While a victory would allow Boca Juniors to lead the table again, but they will also have to wait for other results, in this case those of Atlético Tucumán and Gimnasia.
Already qualified for the 2023 Copa Libertadores, the objective of the Xeneize is to achieve a treble this season. The blue and gold team has just won the League Cup and wants to capture its second title of the year. He could add a third if he manages to repeat the crown in the Argentine Cup.