After traveling through all the imagined states, Darius Benedetto enjoy days of revenge in his second stage in Mouth. Shouts decisive goals to sustain the xeneize dream of the double crown. Now Pipa sticks out his tongue at everyone.
When it was confirmed Return to Argentine soccer, when he left the Elche to put on the Boca shirt again, he imagined that the best 9 xeneize since he retired Martin Palermo would spark a revolution. However, it cost…
Although from the outset he imposed his scoring stamp, Benedetto then suffered a time of drought combined with muscle discomfort. And he lost influence in Boca’s attack.
On top of that, Pipa also starred extra-football scandals. He sentenced Agustín Almendra, a colleague who had had a fierce argument with Sebastián Battaglia, the DT at the time… He was late for training he did not notify and they sanctioned him… With another partner, with the Peruvian Carlos Zambrano, he got into a fist fight at halftime against Racing and the club suspended him for two games… In addition, a video was leaked in which insulted the leadership (with Vice President Juan Román Riquelme included) in a previous harangue of Libertadores angry about an argument they had had about the prizes…
Of course, the final blow for Benedetto seemed to be the night that in the Bombonera he missed two penalties, one in the 90 minutes and another in the decisive series. Precisely because of him, just because of whoever imagined himself as Salvador, Boca was eliminated at home by Corinthians from that Copa Libertadores, which is already an obsession because he hasn’t won it for 15 years. A brutal dagger that also meant the dismissal of Battaglia. It was sensed that with Pipa there was no going back.
Until the break came, the birth of recovery The goal against River in the Superclásico with a 1-0 victory at the Bombonera. And the next game another shout, about the hour, to beat Lanús 1-0. Two vital wins for the League. And this week, on Wednesday, a definition to help in the 3-2 against Quilmes and collaborate in qualifying for the semifinals of the Argentine Cup. All while River suffers, suffers…
Benedict he was Benedetto again. This Boca enjoys it, which is the top candidate to win the league and also the Argentine Cup. It would be a double to add to the conquest of the Professional League Cup drawn in the first half of the year. would be rounding an almost perfect 2022.
It is that the Libertadores that the xeneizes will once again obsessively pursue in 2023 was missing. And there will be the Pipa. This Pipe. The one with 60 goals in 111 games with the xeneize shirt, which is in 23rd place in the club’s historical table of scorers. The best 9 xeneize since Palermo said goodbye. The one who knew how to reinvent himself when his situation seemed insurmountable.