Banfield qualifies for the Copa Sudamericana

Banfield won this Wednesday 3-2 against Velez Sarsfield in a pending meeting of the past Diego Maradona Cup and got the passport to the South American Cup 2022.

Two so many of Luciano Pons and the third of Alejandro Cabrera They allowed Banfield to prevail 3-2 against a rival who scored goals thanks to Lucas Janson and Luca Orellano in a final played at the San Juan Bicentennial Stadium.

Banfield, who agreed to this decisive match after losing the final of the Championship Zone to Boca, defined this place for the South American Cup 2022 against Vélez, who won in the Complementation Zone after winning the decisive duel against Rosario Central.

For the ‘Drill’ this classification will mark his seventh participation in the South American Cup and the return to an international tournament after four years.

This meeting marked the end point of the Diego Maradona Cup organized by the Professional Football League (LPF) after a stoppage of more than seven months due to the coronavirus pandemic during 2020, and which crowned Boca Juniors as two-time champion.