Barcelona traveled with optimism in search of a feat as a visitor in the game against Boca Juniors, they will try win the match to have the option of passing to the second round of the Libertadores Cup. With only 3 points the team knows that only the triumph will be useful and also beating Nacional of Uruguay, on the last day of Group 1, at Guayaquil.
After the last match of the tournament against the Toluca, which ended in a tie, the ecuadorian champion has improved its level of play, which was reflected in the three consecutive wins within the National Championship. However, the argentines Nicolás Olmedo and Gonzalo Castillejos still don’t appear in the first team that directs his compatriot Gustavo Costas. The protagonists have been Argentines Ariel Nahuelpán and Damián Díaz in the previous meetings of the Libertadores, and Nahuelpan is one of the top scorers of the ecuadorian tournament, with five goals.
The possible lineup of Barcelona against Boca Juniors will be formed by Máximo Banguera; Paul Saucedo, José Luis Perlaza, Frickson Erazo; Juan Carlos Paredes, Carlos Gruezo, Matias Oyola, Giovanny Nazareno; Damián Díaz, Ariel Nahuelpan and Michael Arroyo, who could arrive at Buenos Aires after fixing a legal problem which prevented him from leaving the country.
In a dialogue with Huancavilca radio station, the Argentine striker of Barcelona, Ariel Nahuelpán, revealed that he has already had good experiences facing Boca Juniors in his native country, where he debuted in the first division scoring them.
Damián Díaz, who after a few weeks without touching a field, today will be part of the starting line-up. The ‘Kitu’ talks about his friendship with Riquelme, “Roman is a great friend. He is always attentive to everything that happens to me, with my family and things like that, which pleases me and makes me proud”.