Buenos Aires archrivals River Plate and Boca Juniors are set to meet in the Copa Sudamericana semifinals at the Bombonera on Thursday and then a week later at River’s Monumental stadium, the AP reports. The winner of the two-game series would then face either Sao Paulo of Brazil or Atletico Nacional of Colombia in the final. River beat Boca 2-1 and drew 1-1 in their last two league matches.
River leads Argentina’s first division, one point ahead of Racing Club, and three ahead of Lanus and Independiente. Boca Juniors is six points behind.