Boca Juniors thrashed Aldosivi 0-3 this Monday at the close of the twentieth day of the Argentine League that River Plate leads comfortably and entered the qualifying zone for the Libertadores Cup from 2022 with five days to go before the end of the tournament.
Agustín Almendra scored the first goal at 15 minutes and then two of the Colombians who Xeneize has converted: midfielder Edwin Cardona, figure of the match, at 70 minutes, and attacking midfielder Sebastián Villa, assisted by Cardona, in the last play of the match. This result leaves Boca Juniors sixth with 33 points, behind River Plate (46), Talleres (39), Lanús (35), Vélez (34) and Defensa y Justicia (34).
Xeneize thus temporarily entered the qualifying zone for the Libertadores in 2022 by finishing fifth in the annual table.
In the first game played on Monday, Newell’s Old Boys beat Unión de Santa Fe 1-0 with a goal from Pablo Pérez in the 50th minute. The victory left Rosario nineteenth with 23 points and Unión fifteenth with two more units and temporarily out of the qualification zone for the South American Cup in 2022.
Later, Huracán and Argentinos Juniors met in a match that ended 1-1. Argentinos took the lead on the scoreboard after three minutes with a goal from Gabriel Florentín and the Globe reached the equalizer after 26 minutes thanks to Enrique Triverio.
Both Argentinos and Huracán are trying to qualify for the Sudamericana next year but for now they are three and six points, respectively, behind Racing Club, which occupies the last place.
New exhibition of Jualián Álvarez with River
On Sunday, River Plate took a new step towards consecration in the Argentine tournament by beating Patronato 5-0 with four goals from its youthful star Julián Álvarez and another from Agustín Palavecino.
River did not suffer the pressure of having played this duel knowing that Talleres de Córdoba on Saturday had won at home 0-2 against Godoy Cruz with the goals of Colombian Rafael Pérez and Juan Cruz Komar.
In other outstanding results of this twentieth day, the two Avellaneda teams achieved two triumphs on Saturday: Independiente beat Arsenal de Sarandí 3-0 at home and Racing Club achieved the first success with Fernando Gago as coach by winning 0-2 in Tucumán against local Atlético.
This Sunday, Vélez Sarsfield beat San Lorenzo 2-1 with two goals from Lucas Janson and Lanús drew 1-1 with Estudiantes on Friday.