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Goalless Draw in Copa de la Liga Semifinals: River Plate and Rosario Central Await Penalty Shootout

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Goalless Draw in Copa de la Liga Semifinals: River Plate and Rosario Central Await Penalty Shootout

The thrilling semifinal match between River Plate and Rosario Central in the Copa de la Liga culminated in a tense, goalless draw. Despite numerous attempts and strategic substitutions from both sides, the game's fate now hinges on a nail-biting penalty shootout. The winner will advance to confront Platense in the ensuing stage.

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Unyielding Defenses Keep Scoreboard Unchanged

Throughout the match, the teams threw down the gauntlet, demonstrating their prowess and determination. River Plate's debutant, Boselli, made a notable attempt with a long-range shot that resulted in a corner kick. However, the relentless defenses of Rosario Central kept the scoreboard unchanged.

Strategic Substitutions and Intense Attempts

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River Plate initiated several changes during the match. Matias Kranevitter replaced the injured Enzo Perez, and Agustin Palavecino and Gonzalo 'Pity' Martinez came on for Pablo Solari and Nicolas De la Cruz. Rosario Central also played their strategic cards, introducing Dannovi Quiñones and others into the game. The intensity of the match escalated with Rosario Central's Mallo threatening with a header over the goal and De la Cruz attempting another long-range shot for River Plate.

Penalty Shootout Decides the Fate

After 90 minutes of intense gameplay, the match was set to be decided by penalties. River Plate's Enzo Diaz missed his shot, while Rosario Central's Maximiliano Lovera successfully found the back of the net. The suspense continues as the teams prepare for the deciding penalty shootout.

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