River Plate did not find spaces and tied 0-0 with Deportivo Merlo
Argentina, September 17, 2011
The team led by Matias Almeyda, again showed doubts both in defense and in attack. The best chance was the one of Cavenaghi. Merlo played hard and never stopped to fight, reason why they did not receive any goal and also did not let his opponent move. The tie at zero reflects what happened during the match.
River: Leandro Chichizola; Carlos Sánchez, Agustín Alayes, Jonatan Maidana, Juan Manuel Díaz; Martín Aguirre, Cristian Ledesma, Nicolás Domingo, Lucas Ocampos; Domínguez y Cavenaghi. Coach: Matías Almeyda.
Deportivo Merlo: Darío Capogrosso; Emanuel Martínez, Alejandro Manchot, Daniel Delgado, Mauricio Almada; Diego Sequeira, Leonardo Melián, Leonel García, Jorge Ribolzi; Ramiro López y Maximiliano Barreiro. Coach: Felipe De La Riva.
Stadium: Libertadores de América (Independiente)
Referee: Mauro Vigliano
Yellow Cards: 22´FH Jorge Ribolzi (M), 11´SH Leonel García (M), 42´SH Ramiro López (M).
Changes: 12´SH Rogelio Funes Mori for Martín Aguirre (R), 19´SH Gonzalo Menéndez for Jorge Ribolzi (M), 25´SH César González for Cristian Ledesma (R), 25´SH Nahuel Yeri for Diego Sequeira (M), 30´SH Matías Conti for Maximiliano Barreiro (M), 33´SH Andrés Ríos for Lucas Ocampos (R).