Boca suffered more than necessary, but they beat Arsenal 2-1 in the Bombonera, for the Professional League

“I am very happy to have played with the boys. We want to dedicate this triumph to the family of the member who passed away. We are very sorry. It’s for them. And regarding my present… I only intend to enjoy myself, to continue learning from the coaching staff, the council and my teammates to continue growing as a player”, said Changuito. Exequiel Zeballosthe figure of Boca against Arsenal.

With unnecessary suffering in the last minutes, Boca beat Arsenal 2-1 in the Bombonera and started their path in the Professional League on the right foot. Sández and Villa scored for Xeneize. Pitton discounted.

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Brochero made it 2-2, but stopped at the penalty spot and defined poorly, in a very clear move for Arsenal. Boca was saved on time.

Arsenal goes for the heroic and Javier García cools the visitor’s enthusiasm by safely controlling a cross to the xeneize area from above.

La Bombonera applauds Exequiel Zeballos, the star of the match against Arsenal. Juan Ramírez entered in his replacement.

Zeballos did not stop dribbling against Arsenal de SarandíFabián Marelli – THE NATION

Boca allows Arsenal to get closer to their area and that can complicate the closing of the match for Xeneize.

Alejandro Medina, Arsenal goalkeeper, avoids a great goal from Molinas. The shot of the man from Boca slipped in at an angle.

Nicolás Orsini had the chance to score, but his shot went just high.

Boca reported that there will be no celebrations after the game. Through a brief text, the club said: “It regrets to inform that the celebrations are suspended due to the death of a member in stall L. The club will release a statement with more details shortly.”

Another great action from Changuito. He entered the area from the right, hooked it to his left and Medina drowned out his scream … with his elbow!

Great overflow of Zeballos on the right and a perfect center for Medina. The header goes just above the crossbar. It was 3 to 1.

Boca’s start in the second stage is quite similar to the start of the match. Intensity and depth xeneize, although without effectiveness in the bow.

Boca and Arsenal already play the second half in the Bombonera.

Scene of the match between Boca Juniors and Arsenal de Sarandí
Scene of the match between Boca Juniors and Arsenal de SarandíFabián Marelli – THE NATION

At the end of the first half, Boca defeated Arsenal 2-1. The xeneize team had a very good start to the match. He scored two goals in two minutes and generated at least two more clear situations. But in an oversight, the Sarandí team discounted and that put a stop to the offensive attempts of the team led by Sebastián Battaglia.

A good volley by Lomónaco from the crescent of the area is controlled by Javi García with a great volley to his left. Shortly after, he stepped on it to play outside.

Emboldened by the discount, Arsenal goes to the load in search of the tie. Battaglia gestures for the team to come out and react.

In a defensive oversight, Arsenal discounts. Colman wins in the race, Figal and Sandez are attentive to him, but they neglect Pittón, who wins the duel with Izquierdoz and enters alone, to settle down and define.

El Changuito takes advantage of his chance as a starter. He already had a couple of interventions where he exposed his qualities, his speed and his daring. Mouth enjoys it. It is the first time in the Battaglia era that the offensive trident is made up of Zeballos, Vázquez and Villa.

Villa, after a great don’t look pass de Zeballos, scored the 2-0 with an open right hand that slipped past the post.

Agustín Sández scores with a header, after a cross from Villa.

El Changuito received on the right in three quarters of the field and got rid of a rival with a heel hook that left him sprawled.

A corner from Zeballos is connected by Vázquez in the middle of the area. Medina, well placed, catches the ball.

Boca dominates the actions at the start of the match. There was a first air warning, with Izquierdoz as interpreter. Also a couple of overflows from Zeballos.

Boca and Arsenal already play in the Bombonera, for the first date of the 2022 League.

The teams come out onto the pitch and everything is ready for the match between Boca and Arsenal to begin at La Bombonera.

Scene of the match between Boca Juniors and Arsenal de Sarandí
Scene of the match between Boca Juniors and Arsenal de SarandíFabián Marelli – THE NATION

Leandro Paredes, emerged from the xeneize hotbed, was applauded by the entire Bombonera.

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Boca will play next Wednesday against Ferro Carril Oeste, of the First National, the tie for the 16th final of the Argentine Cup in La Rioja and in that commitment Battaglia will include the other starters, with the exception of the three footballers who are affected to their respective selectees.

The team led by Sebastian Battaglia crowned champion of the League Cup after an impeccable campaign that ended in a thrashing in the final against Tiger (3-0), in Cordoba. After the match, a special celebration is planned for obtaining the club’s 72nd star.

The xeneize team will have a team with just two starters: the captain Carlos Izquierdoz and the Colombian Sebastian Villa. The match will be played from 7:30 p.m. in La Bombonera, it will be refereed by Fernando Espinoza and televised by the signal TNT Sports.

Boca cannot count on the Peruvians Carlos Zambrano and Luis Advíncula, the latter with a muscle injury, nor on the Paraguayan Oscar Romero. In the case of the Peruvians, they were summoned by coach Ricardo Gareca for this Sunday’s friendly against New Zealand and then for the match that will define whether or not they will play the World Cup in Qatar, which will be on Monday, June 13 at the Repechage against Australia or the United Arab Emirates.