09/23/2021 at 05:42 CEST
. / Buenos Aires
Boca Juniors this Wednesday he reached the semifinals of the Argentine Cup after beat Patronato de Paraná 4-2 in the penalty series, after a goalless draw in regulation time. In a match played at the Madre de Cities stadium in Santiago del Estero, the ‘Xeneize’ had to suffer until the definition by penalties where the Uruguayan Sebastián Sosa Sánchez crashed his shot on the post, while Agustín Orión stopped Leandro Marín to seal a 4-2 in favor of Boca. In this way, Boca reached the semifinals of the tournament where it will wait for the winner of the match between San Telmo and Argentinos Juniors.
In the remaining match this Wednesday, but in the round of 16, Godoy Cruz gave the blow at the Mario Kempes stadium in the city of Córdoba by winning, also in the definition of penalties, to Racing Club 5-4 after drawing 3-3 in regulation time.
Ezequiel Bullaude, Valentín Burgoa and Matías Ramírez converted for the winner, while Lisandro López, Enzo Copetti and Joaquín Correa scored for the ‘Academy’, to then convert all the penalties in the definition until the last that goalkeeper Juan Espíndola held back to Copetti himself.
Godoy Cruz, after this great blow, agreed to the quarterfinals where he will be measured against Tigre, while the remaining key will be defined by Temperley against Talleres de Córdoba, who will face next Wednesday at the Ciudad de Lanús stadium.
This is the eleventh edition of this Argentine Cup that has in its history three conquests by Boca Juniors, another three by River Plate, one by Rosario Central, Arsenal de Sarandí and Huracán, plus an undefined edition in 1970. The winner of this Cup Argentina, in addition to the trophy and the title for its palm trees, will qualify for the next edition of the Copa Libertadores.