4-1: Banfield will be Boca’s rival in the grand final

After the day on Saturday, which had determined the classification of Boca Juniors For the final for the title, in the first hours of last morning it was defined that the rival of the ‘xeneize’ in the duel next Sunday at the Bicentennial stadium, in the province of San Juan, will be Banfield, the great revelation of this Diego Maradona Cup.


The ‘Drill’, who depended on himself to access the defining match -but he had to win because both Talleres and Gimnasia also reached this last day of the group stage with options to finish in first place-, did not fail: with moments of a high-flying football he crushed a San Lorenzo in debacle 4-1.

Bordagaray opened the account in 44 ‘and Fontana stretched distances in 60’. However, the visit discounted at 64 ‘through Salazar and the match was open until the end, because the goals of Payero and Juan Álvarez, who put final figures to the match, arrived only in 89’ and in added time, respectively.

The other matches of the Group were settled with the victory of Talleres at home, 1-2 over Colón and the fall of Gimnasia, at home, against Atlético Tucumán.

The Xeneize play another ‘final’ on Wednesday


Now Banfield has the whole week ahead of him to think and prepare the final of this improvised tournament due to the pandemic, whose star will count as an AFA Cup and not as a league.

For his part, Boca, before getting fully into this heads-up for a new title, will have to play, next Wednesday, the second leg of the Copa Libertadores semifinals against Santos, in Brazil (0-0 the first leg) .