The match started with an intense River; attacking easily and in a few passes they were able to deepen and reach the rival's goal.
The first clear play of the game was a one on one with Scocco in the 5th minute of the first half, which after receiving a grip (not sanctioned by Abal) could not define comfortably. River still dominated the game and in the 19th minute, Ferreira commanded a counterattack in which Suarez participated with a center to the heart of the area, after a rebound, the 21th player nailed it in the lower left corner of the rival's goal, this way, converting his third consecutive goal with the Sacred Mantle.
"El Millonario's" attacks did not cease and Pratto had his first two situations; the first one after a great pass from Ferreira and, minutes later, he headed over the crossbar after connecting a center from Mayada.
The team maintained the pattern of the first half, and the rivals were not able to win on the field and tried with counterattacks that did not reach Armani's goal.
River's first attack was with Ferreira starting from midfield and assisting Suarez, who could not control properly, and lost his chance against the goalkeeper.
With Fernandez and Quintero's innings, River attacked several times on the right side of the field, with triangulations between the two players and Montiel.
In the final minutes, Atlético Tucumán was able to reach the opposite goal more clearly. Aliendro had a clear chance to draw the match, but his volley went over the crossbar. Then, after a corner, Armani contained Abero's header.
After enduring the attack until the last minute, Abal gave the final whistle and River got the three points in an always difficult field.
"El Millonario" will host Palestino on Wednesday at the Monumental stadium behind closed doors for the Copa Libertadores and the next date of the Superliga will be at home against Independiente.
RIVER PLATE: Franco Armani; Gonzalo Montiel, Lucas Martínez Quarta, Javier Pinola (C), Camilo Mayada; Enzo Pérez, Bruno Zuculini, Cristian Ferreira; Matías Suárez, Ignacio Scocco and Lucas Pratto. DT: Marcelo Gallardo.
Substitutes: Germán Lux, Nahuel Gallardo, Leonardo Ponzio, Ignacio Fernández, Nicolás De La Cruz, Juan Quintero, Rafael Borré.
Changes: Quintero for Scocco, Fernández for Ferreira and Ponzio for Pérez.
Admonished: Pratto, Mayada, Zuculini and Armani.
ATLÉTICO TUCUMÁN: Cristian Lucchetti (C); José San Román, Bruno Bianchi, Jonathan Cabral, Mathias Abero; Gervasio Núñez, Rodrigo Aliendro, Juan Mercier, David Barbona; Leandro Díaz, Mauro Matos. DT: Ricardo Zielinski.
Substitutes: Alejandro Sánchez, Andrés Lamas Bervejillo, Angel Carrera, Favio Álvarez, Nery Leyes, Juan Kaprof, Javier Toledo.
Changes: Race for Mercier, Toledo for Matos and Álvarez for Núñez.
Goals: Ferreira (RP).
Referee: Diego Abal.