America The 'Millionaire' will not appear before Atlético Tucumán to open the Copa de la Superliga
N i even the coronavirus crisis has managed to unite Boca and River. The whole of the red stripe will not play tonight the opening duel of the Super League Cup against Atlético Tucumán, scheduled for the night of Saturday, March 14. "Following the suggestions of the World Health Organization and attentive to the different resolutions of the national government and the City of Buenos Aires […] River Plate has decided that, due to reasons of force majeure, it will not appear in the next party Saturday, March 14 vs. Atlético Tucumán ". the Monumental group affirmed.
Consequently, the Argentine Superliga issued an announcement in which it warned that it would "sanction" River Plate if it did not appear at the meeting against Tucumán. "The regulations govern competition and all sectors must subordinate themselves to them," said Tinelli, vice president who holds the presidency after the resignation of Mariano Elizondo.
This decision, however, conflicts with the one that Boca Juniors, his eternal rival, has taken the decision to play the match against Godoy Cruz as planned, on the grounds that the Argentine Government has not provided otherwise, except for the absence of the public. River's action has also drawn criticism from other clubs, such as Lanús. "Individualistic attitudes like those of River do not lead to anything," said its president. Maradona, a historical idol of Boca Juniors, forcefully expressed, but given the severity of the coronavirus, he has decided to support the eternal rival.