The match between River and Boca, corresponding to date seven of the Professional League Cup, which will be played at the Monumental stadium, was brought forward one hour and will be played from 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 20.
“At the request of the security agencies, the schedules of two matches of Date 7 of the Binance Cup are modified: River vs Boca will be played on 3/20 at 7:00 p.m. (it was at 8:00 p.m.),” clarified the Professional Football League in a statement issued tonight.
The other match mentioned is that of Tigre against Platense, which will be played on 3/18 at 7:15 p.m. (it was going to be at 9:30 p.m.).
It is worth mentioning that for television reasons the so-called “Superclásico” was going to be played at 8:00 p.m., but this schedule alerted the security authorities, who requested the change.
Regarding the progress of the teams in the tournament, River Plate leads by goal difference compared to Defense and Justice, Union and Sarmiento, all with 10 units, Zone A of the Professional League Cup, while Boca Juniors is fifth with eight points and out of the qualifying zone for the quarterfinals in Group B.