In a new home game, River Plate took the lead once again and positioned itself in the opponent’s half with the idea of pressing Atlético Tucumán's build-up and not allowing the team to play. The first clear opportunity was at Nacho Fernández's feet, with a good pass to Miguel Borja, but player No. 9's right-footed shot was well blocked by Tomás Marchiori. In another opportunity, Nacho won the header, but the visiting keeper made the save once again.
Nacho Fernández tried from outside the box with a left-footed shot that went high. On another very clear chance, Ramiro Funes Mori attempted a header off a free-kick, which went just wide of Atlético Tucumán's goal. Esequiel Barco regained possession after a poor clearance and passed the ball to Nico De La Cruz, but Marchiori deflected the Uruguayan's right-footed shot. Late in the first half, Paulo Díaz set the score at 1-0, but the referee disallowed his goal for offside following several minutes of VAR review.
At the start of the second half, De La Cruz struck a powerful long-range shot that Marchiori blocked with his body. Meanwhile, Atlético Tucumán had their first chance with a shot from outside the box by Ramiro Carrera, which went wide of the left corner of Armani's goal On a good play, Facundo Colidio unleashed a left-footed shot that went just wide of the goal.
Salomón Rondón came on for Borja, and after a long pass, he controlled the ball well to face the goalkeeper, but his shot lacked precision. Atlético Tucumán capitalized on a counter-attack and came close to taking the lead, but Mateo Coronel's cross shot hit the left post of Armani's goal. In one of the final plays, Pablo Solari delivered a great cross, and Rondón secured the win for River Plate to once again collect three points.