Boca without DT: the club’s busy schedule of upcoming matches and away games, with Libertadores and River on the horizon

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After the dismissal of Hugh Ibarra and with Gerard Martino out of competition, the next DT to take over Mouth He knows he won’t have much free time as soon as he takes up his duties at the La Ribera club.

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While various candidates are being considered, he will be the interim DT Mariano Herrone who will take the reins of the professional squad, at least in the next match, this Saturday at 3.30pm. central barracksas a visitor.

But time is running out and so Juan Roman Riquelme like the Football Council are very clear on this. They race against time knowing that nothing less than the debut for Libertadores Cup and a series of meetings involving a visit to Saint Lawrence and another a River in just over a month.

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Mariano Herrón has taken charge of the Primera de Boca.

Mariano Herrón has taken charge of the Primera de Boca.

After this first pass against Barracas Central for the national tournament comes the debut in the Copa Libertadores, Riquelme’s last bullet in his first four years of management as a coach to win the most coveted title from all over the Boca world.

The cupbearer’s debut is assumed to be of low difficulty but requires a long and exhausting journey: he will face the unknown Monk from Venezuela on Thursday 6. The idea is that the team already has DT but that will be fixed in the next few days or hours.

After the trip to northern South America, Xeneize proposes a combination of 3 duels for the local championship in just one week: Colon in the Bombonera, Saint Lawrence as visitor and receiver Students in La Boca, already for the twelfth date of the tournament.

On Tuesday 18 April, for the second appointment of the Libertadores, Boca will play their sixth game in 18 days receiving Pereira sports from Colombia, a rival who will come to play for qualification to the next phase in search of a good result.

Darío Benedetto, Boca's landmark.  Photo: Juan José Garcia.

Darío Benedetto, Boca’s landmark. Photo: Juan José Garcia.

Around the close of that week, Boca must travel to rosary beads play against Central Rosary, in Arroyito, for Date 13 and then enjoy his first “long” week off. It will be calm before the hurricane: three key matches in seven days.

In that first week of May Boca will receive racingwill travel to Chile to play with him colorcolor and then he will go to the Monumental to face the River Demichelis, in a match that could be decisive for the course of the bullfight.

There will be ten duels in just one month and one week, with a few days off, three classics, three duels for Libertadores and more than 20,000 kilometers of international travel alone.

This is the agenda that comes to Ibarra’s successor in his first month at the helm of Boca: not only will he have to work to impose his style or obtain results, but also to rotate the squad in the appropriate way. Huge challenge.

The 10 matches that arrive at Boca

Saturday 1st April, 3.30pm Ctral barracks (V)

Thursday 6 April, 9.00pm Monk (V) for the Copa Libertadores

Sunday 9 April, to be confirmed. Colon (L)

Wednesday 12 April, to be confirmed. Saint Lawrence (V)

Sunday 16 April, to be confirmed. students of La Plata (L)

Tuesday 18 April, 9.00pm rip pereira (L) for the Copa Libertadores

Sunday 23 April, to be confirmed. Central Rosary (V)

Sunday 30 April, to be confirmed. racing (L)

Wednesday 3 May, 9.00pm Colo-Colo (V) for the Copa Libertadores

Sunday 7 May, to be confirmed. River (V)

Source: Clarin

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