With only one day to go to finish the initial phase of the Professional League, Boca Juniors secured his place in the quarterfinals, while both River plate What Racing they lost their corresponding duels and their classification options are now much more complex, especially for the ‘Academy’, which no longer depends on itself to access the definition stage. The ‘millionaires’, who had lost at home against San Lorenzo, fell 1-0 (Juan Álvarez 63′) in his visit to Banfield, a second consecutive defeat that sends them to fourth place, the last of those awarded ticket to rooms. Within the discouraging outlook for adding zero of the last six, the good thing for Marcelo Gallardo’s men is that they continue to have matters in their own hands: if they beat Aldosivi on the last day, they will be in the next stage, no matter what they do. the rest.
Those of Pizzi no longer depend on themselves
The outlook is very different for Racing de Juan Pizzi after his defeat by the minimum (Lattanzio 77 ‘) at the home of Central Córdoba: on the final date he is forced to beat San Lorenzo – who also needs to add to ensure his classification – and hope that the River itself and Rosario Central do not triumph.
In that group the leader and so far the only classified is Colón, who on this day beat Arsenal 2-0. San Lorenzo is second after his 1-0 victory over Godoy Cruz, although Estudiantes, now third, could unseat him if he defeats Platense in the duel this next morning.
The fifth placed, and even with qualifying options, is the Rosario Central of ‘Kily’ González, after humiliating Germán Burgos ‘Newell’s in the derby, which he crushed 3-0 with goals from Ruben (17’), Ferreyra ( 61 ‘) and Luca Martínez (80’).
Boca, already in quarters together with Vélez de Pellegrino
In Group B Boca joined the Vélez de Mauricio Pellegrino – already untouchable leader after his 1-0 over Patronato – as teams with their ticket to the quarterfinals already assured, after beating Lanús by the minimum with a goal signed by Izquierdoz at 75 ‘.
Right now Talleres and Unión complete the set of qualifiers, but on the last day everything could change since Independiente, Lanús, Atlético Tucuman and even Gimnasia (if he wins Sarmiento tonight) will reach the last day with options.
Other results of this 12th round: Defense and Justice 0-1 Unión, Independiente 0-1 Atlético Tucumán, Workshops 1-1 Huracán, Adosivi 1-3 Argentinos Juniors.