The ‘Xeneize’ received a severe correction after losing 0-3 at La Bombonera against Banfield
He will attend the Libertadores match after two consecutive defeats in the local tournament
The Boca Juniors suffered a severe setback at home by 0-3 against Banfield in one of the two meetings that this Friday marked the beginning of the sixth day of the Argentine Professional Soccer League Tournament.
With a formation made up entirely of non-starters, the ‘Xeneize’ suffered its second consecutive loss in a local tournament, just before the transcendental duel next Tuesday against Corinthians for the definition of the Copa Libertadores round of 16 series. A double of Ramiro Henry and the remaining goal of Giuliano Galoppo They allowed the ‘Drill’ to prevail in the Bombonera by 0-3 against Boca to reach 11 points in the Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata line, two behind the leader Newell’s Old Boys.
This was a tough defeat for the team led by Sebastián Battaglia, who had also lost 1-2 to Unión the previous day on Friday. In this way, Boca lost six points in two days (remained with nine) by giving priority to the series against Corinthians, which last week recorded a goalless draw in São Paulo and will have a definition next Tuesday will be defined in the Bombonera of Buenos Aires.
In the other match played this Friday, the Argentinos Juniors prevailed at home by 1-2 against Central Córdoba in Santiago del Estero with the goals of Nicholas Renier Y Miguel Angel Torren -penalty- for the winner, while Jesus Soraire had established the transitory tie. This result allowed ‘Bicho’ to reach 10 points, while the loser was left with seven.
The sixth day will continue between Saturday and Monday with four games each day and the following notable crosses: Barracas Central-San Lorenzo, Sarmiento-Racing Club, Huracán-River Plate and Independiente-Platense.