Without the expected presence of Leo Messi at the Coloso Marcelo Bielsa stadium in Rosario, the venue Newell’s Old Boys drew goalless with San Lorenzoin the match that started the second day of the Argentine Professional Football League Tournament.
After the arrival of the current PSG player in Rosario, there was speculation throughout the week that Messi was in the presidential box of honor at the stadium to watch the match between the local Newell’s Old Boys and San Lorenzo.
Finally, Messi and his family stayed at their home on the outskirts of Rosario and did not watch the match, which ended with a blank scoreline and a point split for each team.
Before leaving for Barcelona, Messi joined the children’s divisions of Newell’s Old Boys for whom he repeatedly expressed special affection.
On Saturday, River Plate will receive Argentinos Juniors
The second day of this Argentine Professional Soccer League Tournament will continue this Friday with five games, among which the duel between Independiente and Talleres de Córdoba stands out.
On Saturday, meanwhile, River Plate will receive Argentinos Juniors, while on Sunday Racing Club will visit Godoy Cruz and Boca Juniors will travel to Santiago del Estero to face Central Córdoba.