Bad news for River: David Martínez will miss the entire semester due to injury

River Plate’s central defender, David Martínez, will be an operator at the Trinidad clinic in San Isidro for patellar tendinopathy of the right knee and you won’t be able to play until the second semester of the year.

Martínez, who had been on the substitute bench against TigerAfter almost two months of differentiated work during the preseason, he suffered from the injury last Sunday when he was part of the substitute soccer practice against a youth team.

The Paraguayan nationalized defender, who drags discomfort in his knee since last year when he lost continuity in the teamHe only played 12 games in the second part of the year after having been one of the team’s figures in 2021.

the DT Martin Demichelis He tried to recover it with special treatment, he even started the first friendly against La Calera Unionbut the knee did not resist and that is why tomorrow at 8 in the morning the campus doctor will intervene, Peter Hansing.

River’s injuries

Since the arrival of Demichelis, injuries have been a problem for the coach since Matías Kranevitter suffered a fractured right fibula and a ligament injury to the same ankle in the first preseason friendly against La Calera in San Luis, on December 22. After the arthroscopies they underwent Nicolas de la Cruz and Paulo Diazthe tearing of Augustine Palavecino and the synovitis of matias suarezligaments were torn bruno zuculini.


In addition, this morning the youth worked differentiated frank alfonsoToday the defender still hasn’t been cleared Emmanuel Mamana, who suffered a muscle injury in his right hamstring after starting the first game.

Probable team River team for the next game against Arsenal

With this panorama, the squad trained this morning at the Ezeiza property and both the Chilean Díaz and the Uruguayan De la Cruz worked hand in hand with the rest and will be part of the squad for Sunday with chances to add from minutes the bank.

As for the possible starting team, some changes are expected that will be confirmed recently in the hours before the game, but they have a chance to enter Leandro González Pírez, José Paradela, Agustín Palavecino and Pablo Solari.

Thus, a possible 11 to face Arsenal on Sunday would be with: Franco Armani; Robert Rojas, Leandro González Pírez, Enzo Díaz and Milton Casco; Enzo Pérez or Palavecino, Ignacio Fernández, Santiago Simón and José Paradela; Miguel Borja or Solari and Salomón Rondón.

When does River vs. Arsenal for the fifth date of the Professional League

The match against the team Viaductwhich will begin at 7:15 p.m. and will be valid for the fifth date of the Professional League tournament, will have a full stadium setting with nearly 80,000 River fans and members who have already reserved their places.

River adds 9 points in the tournament after beating Tigre 1-0 and it comes from winning 3-2 at Banfield in the tiebreaker to reach the Champions Trophy final.

Source: Telam