Borja’s great goal with River in Libertadores against Nacional [VIDEO]

Borja’s great goal with River in Libertadores against Nacional [VIDEO]
Borja’s great goal with River in Libertadores against Nacional [VIDEO]

In an exciting match for the group stage of the Copa Libertadores 2024, Nacional from Uruguay faces River Plate of Argentina in a South American classic full of expectations and football passion.

The match, which is played in Great Central Park of Montevideo before 37,000 spectators, It started full of emotions thanks to an outstanding performance by Colombian Miguel Ángel Borja, who opened the scoring with his great goal.

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River Plate, leader of Group H With nine points, he took the field determined to consolidate his position against the Uruguayanstheir group escorts with six units. The match promised to be intense from the opening whistle, with both teams looking to assert themselves in the table and get closer to the next stage of the continental competition, and that is how it turned out.

The first half passed with a balanced game, where both teams showed their technical quality and determination. However, When they were just settling in on the field, Borja, River Plate’s most outstanding scorer, gave an authoritative blow.

At minute 8, Borja received a pass from Facundo Colidio with his back to the rival goal. With a quick and precise maneuver, he turned, faced the defense and finished low and crossed, leaving the Nacional goalkeeper with no options and placing the ball in the back of the net. A great goal that unleashed euphoria in the ‘Millonaria’ fans and that stood out for his technique and determination.

This goal not only meant the advantageto River Plate in the match but also reaffirmed Borja’s excellent moment, who has become a key piece in the Argentine team’s scheme. His scoring ability and his ability to create danger in the rival area have put him on the radar of Néstor Lorenzo, Colombia coach, ahead of the next Copa América.

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However, and despite being a scorer in Argentina, Borja has not been part of the Lorenzo era despite the fact that many consider that he is at a better level than other forwards called up such as Rafael Santos Borré.

The first half of this match goes 2-0 in favor of River thanks to Borja’s goal and the other goal from Colidio in the 30th minute, who is a figure of the match with a goal and an assist.

Video of Borja’s goal

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