How did River do without Franco Armani, low against Colo-Colo due to Covid-19




The goalkeeper tested positive for coronavirus and will not defend the Millionaire’s goal this Thursday, which is already beginning to miss him in this final stretch of the group stage of the Copa Libertadores.


If there is a footballer River that usually becomes big and makes a difference in the Libertadores Cupthat is Frank Armani. To the misfortune of all the fans and Marcelo Gallardo himself, the experienced goalkeeper tested positive for coronavirus and will not be able to play against Colo Colo. The Millionaire will not have its referent between the posts, which since his arrival he missed very few commitments.

How River did without Franco Armani

The set of Doll disputed 27 games without him Octopus, which has been a fixture in Núñez’s goal since the beginning of 2018, when he arrived from Atlético Nacional de Medellín. The statistics assure that, without the presence of someone born in Casilda, he won 14 times, drew seven and lost the remaining half dozen.

The one that replaced it the most was German Lux, who hung up the gloves in December of last year. There were 13 meetings in total for beanone more than Henry Bolognaanother who knew how to move under the shadows of the seasoned guardian and go out on the field every time he had a physical emergency or because of a call to the Argentine National Team.

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With a presence each instead of Armani, two striking names stand out: that of leonardo diaz Y Enzo Perez. Leowho was then a substitute in the Reserve, had to play a Superclásico by direct elimination in La Bombonera due to the Covid-19 outbreak which depleted much of the campus in mid-May of last year.

Alan Diaz and Gallardo

Something similar happened four days later with the midfielder from Mendoza, who dared to put on the gloves and the green diver and made history in the Libertadores: saved in River’s 2-1 win over Independiente Santa Fe at the Monumental.

Enzo Pérez - Goalkeeper - River

The last of the list that replaced the No. 1 millionaire in a duel it was Ezekiel Centurion. And he will do it again this Thursday against Cacique. The ex-Estudiantes from Buenos Aires, where he was on loan last year, had also replaced him in a friendly match for the Labruna Cup last summer.

Ezekiel Centurion

All River games without Franco Armani

  • 01/29/18 | 0-1 vs. Hurricane, for the Super League. German Lux saved. He didn’t go to the bank. He just got to the club.
  • 07/22/18 | 7-0 vs. North Central, for the Argentine Cup. German Lux saved. He didn’t go to the bank.
  • 09/13/18 | 2-0 vs. Platense, for the Argentine Cup. German Lux saved. He didn’t go to the bank.
  • 10/20/18 | 0-1 vs. Colón, for the Super League. German Lux saved. He didn’t go to the bank.
  • 03/11/18 | 0-1 vs. Students, for the Super League. German Lux saved. He didn’t go to the bank.
  • 03/12/18 | 3-1 vs. Gymnastics, for the Super League. German Lux saved. He didn’t go to the bank.
  • 12/22/18 | 4-0 vs. Kashima Antlers, for the Club World Cup. German Lux saved. He went to the bank.
  • 01/27/19 | 1-3 vs. Board of Trustees, for the Super League. German Lux saved. He didn’t go to the bank.
  • 04/04/19 | 2-2 vs. International, for the Copa Libertadores. German Lux saved. Ankle injury.
  • 04/07/19 | 2-3 vs. Tiger, for the Super League. German Lux saved. Ankle injury.
  • 04/12/19 | 3-0 vs. Alianza Lima, for the Copa Libertadores. German Lux saved. Ankle injury.
  • 07/17/19 | 0-0 (6-5p)vs. Gymnastics (M), for the Argentine Cup. German Lux saved. He didn’t go to the bank.
  • 09/28/19 | 2-0 vs. Gymnastics, for the Super League. Enrique Bologna saved. He went to the bank.
  • 10/19/19 | 3-3 vs. Arsenal, for the Super League. Enrique Bologna saved. He went to the bank.
  • 03/05/20 | 0-3 vs. Liga de Quito, for the Copa Libertadores. Enrique Bologna saved. He didn’t go to the bank.
  • 05/20/20 | 2-1 vs. Independiente Santa Fe, for the Copa Libertadores. Saved Enzo Pérez. Outside due to Covid-19.
  • 11/15/20 | 1-0 vs. Godoy Cruz, for the LPF Cup. Enrique Bologna saved. He didn’t go to the bank.
  • 11/21/20 | 2-0 vs. Banfield, for the LPF Cup. Enrique Bologna saved. He didn’t go to the bank.
  • 11/29/20 | 2-0 vs. Rosario Central, for the LPF Cup. Enrique Bologna saved. He didn’t go to the bank.
  • 06/12/20 | 3-1 vs. Godoy Cruz, for the LPF Cup. Enrique Bologna saved. He didn’t go to the bank.
  • 12/13/20 | 1-1 vs. Argentines, for the LPF Cup. Enrique Bologna saved. He didn’t go to the bank.
  • 05/16/21 | 1-1 (3-5p)vs. Boca, for the 1/4 final of the LPF Cup. Leonardo Diaz saved. Outside due to Covid-19.
  • 08/31/21 | 2-1 vs. Sarmiento, by the LPF. Enrique Bologna saved. Knee injury.
  • 06/09/21 | 1-1 vs. Independent, by the LPF. Enrique Bologna saved. Knee injury.
  • 09/10/21 | 1-0 vs. Banfield, by the LPF. Enrique Bologna saved. He didn’t go to the bank.
  • 12/11/21 | 1-1 vs. Atlético Tucumán, by the LPF. Enrique Bologna saved. He went to the bank.
  • 05/09/22 | 2-1 vs. Platense, for the LPF Cup. Ezequiel Centurión cut short. He went to the bank.

River’s history without Franco Armani

He played 27 matches

  • won 14 times
  • tied 7 times
  • lost 6 times

How much Armani’s replacements played in River

  • German Lux: 13 matches
  • Henry Bologna: 12 matches
  • leonardo diaz: 1 game
  • Enzo Perez: 1 game
  • Ezekiel Centurion: 1 game

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