Marcelo Tinelli, president of the brand new Professional Football League (LPF), announced yesterday that the “idea is for the championship to return between October 9 and 16”, in an exchange with the public on his official Instagram account.
“The idea is that football will return between October 9 and 16, as long as the pandemic allows it. That is why we are waiting for a meeting with the Ministry of Health to give the corresponding authorization, ”explained the head of the LPF, which has not yet started on the competitive side, after replacing the so far called Argentine Soccer Super League.
These dates proposed by the president of San Lorenzo were the ones that began to be handled last week, after September 25 was definitively set aside, something that was also mentioned within a totally hypothetical field.
It even transpired from the vicinity of the LPF that a draft would be prepared so that the next contest, very limited in terms of time, would be developed with 24 teams divided into six zones of four, then playoffs and finally a single final match to qualify for Cups. Libertadores 2021 and Sudamericana 2022 to the winners.
However, now, and as times continue to shorten, the leaders will have to adjust that format as much as possible. In this contest, the only thing that was firm was that the accumulated scores would not add or subtract in the table of averages for the descent, although more news could be added taking into account the time periods in which it will finally be developed.