The first part of the match was relatively even, with almost no shots on goal, even though River had greater ball control. A goal was scored by Miguel Borja but was duly disallowed for offside. On another chance, Andres Herrera struck an on-target cross, but Pablo Solari and the Colombian forward failed to collect it. No. 9 had the clearest chance at his feet collecting the ball in the area and striking a shot that was saved by Manuel Roffo.
River sped up in the end and set the score at 1-0: Enzo Perez pressed Tigre and recovered the ball, Nicolas De La Cruz and Solari got together, and the young winger lofted an exquisite shot over the keeper. Franco Armani outdid himself saving Tigre's first clear scoring chance and made a flying save on a shot from Facundo Colidio outside the box to keep the goal at zero.
The second half had a similar start to the first one: River started playing on the rival side of the field, but the home team had the first clear chance with a long-range shot from Mateo Retegui that narrowly missed Armani's goal. Near the 65th minute, following VAR check, Patricio Loustau awarded a penalty to Tigre and Tigre’s goal scorer evened the score in Victoria.
Right after that, following a great combination play in the attack, Rodrigo Aliendro opened up a pass to Solari and the forward struck a crossed shot that narrowly missed Roffo’s right post. River couldn't take the lead in the remaining minutes to claim a needed win. Now, River sits at the table with 26 points. On Wednesday, the team will play against Defensa y Justicia for the Argentine Cup. Next Sunday, it will welcome Central Cordoba.