Boca Juniors vs River Plate: how to watch Superclásico on TV & online in US
Buenos Aires rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate meet at La Bombonera on Sunday, with both teams undefeated since the end of July.
This weekend, arch rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate face off in the latest edition of Argentina’s Superclásico, with both teams looking to make up a four-point gap on league leaders Atlético Tucumán.
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What time is Boca Juniors vs River Plate?
The 2022 Argentine Premier División week 18 clash between Boca and River kicks off at 5pm local time at La Bombonera, Buenos Aires, on Sunday 11 September. In the United States, that’s 4pm ET/1pm PT.
Find out what time kick-off is wherever you are on the planet.
How can I watch the game on TV or online in the US?
Viewers in the US will be able to watch Boca Juniors vs River Plate on the TV channel TyC Sports Internacional. The game will also be available on the streaming services Paramount+, ViX+ and Fanatiz.
Check out which TV channel or online platform is showing Sunday’s Superclásico if you’re outside the US.
Boca Juniors vs River Plate: form guide
There’s plenty of symmetry about Boca and River’s records heading into their match-up in the Argentine capital. Tied on 29 points, they both find themselves on seven-game unbeaten runs.
Seventh-placed Boca last lost at Patronato on 31 July, while reigning league champions River, who are sixth on goal difference, suffered their most recent defeat later that same day, at home to Samiento.
The two teams were both victorious last time out in the Primera División. Strikes by Norberto Briasco and Luca Langoni gave Hugo Ibarra’s Boca a 2-1 win away to Colón, while Mauricio Gallardo’s River earned a 2-0 home triumph over Barracas Central, Nicolás de la Cruz and Miguel Ángel Borja grabbing the goals.
Boca Juniors vs River Plate: last meeting
The most recent meeting between Los Xeneizes and Los Millonarios came in March in week seven of the league campaign, Sebastián Villa’s second-half goal earning Boca a 1-0 victory at the Estadio Monumental. It was the club’s first away win over their city rivals since 2017.
Who is the referee for the Superclásico?
Darío Herrera, 37, will be the match referee for the clash at La Bombonera. Herrera’s assistants will be Juan Pablo Belatti and Diego Bonfá. Yael Falcón will be the fourth official - and he will have the help of a fifth official, Mariana De Almeida, who has been added to the roster for the high-profile clash. Mauro Vigliano will be the video assistant referee.