Looking for a place in the grand final of the Argentine League Cup, Boca Juniors and Racing de Avellaneda they measured their strength in the stadium Lanus Fortress.
One of the great novelties of the game was the ownership of the Colombian Sebastian Villa at the ‘Xeneize’ club, after being involved in a serious complaint of violence and sexual abuse.
In addition, in the starting lineup of Sebastian Battaglia, the ‘Cafetero’ side appeared frank fabra and the Colombian midfielder was on the bench Jorman Campuzano. While at the ‘Academy’, Edwin Cardona was sitting on the bench of the team led by Fernando Gago.
The first clear came about 8 minutes through the stopped ball, where Thomas Chancalay sent a measured center to the second post, so that it entered Leonardo Sigali who headed the ball and sent it to the side of the left post.
Racing had the clearest past 20, when Enzo Copeti with a pass into the void he enabled Carlos Alcaraz, who went alone against goalkeeper ‘Xeneize’, but rushed into the definition and sent it outside the three posts.
Racing and Boca Juniors met in the semi-finals of the League Cup. Photo: Twitter Racing Club
The first half ended with zero on the scoreboard, where Boca Juniors did not manage to generate much danger in the rival area and Sebastian Villa practically did not touch the ball.
With the second half underway, the box Avellaneda was better and on minute 64 he created danger in the rival area with a center from Gonzalo Piovi that he looked for at the point of the penalty Alcaraz, who headed the ball, but could not give direction to his shot.
In the end, the result was not unbalanced for either team and the definition lasted until the penalty shootout.
Racing and Boca Juniors finished equal in the 90 minutes. Photo: Twitter Professional Football League
The Colombian Edwin Cardonawho came in late in the game to take a penalty, decided to take the second charge to Racing and converted his goal after taking a shot that entered the goal with suspense, after Agustin Rossi guess the charge.
Sebastian Villa, He was also in charge of kicking a penalty and with an unstoppable right hand he hung it at an angle to put the penalty shootout even.
At the end, Boca Juniors took out the ticket to play the grand final of the Argentine League Cup, after overcoming Racing by way of penalty by a score of 6-5 and will wait for a rival in the game that they will star in Argentine Juniors and Tiger.