After the draw against Corinthians, in Boca they are already focused on what is to come, since the last two games of the semester are really final, these being the duel against Tigre where the League Cup champion will be known, and the match against Deportivo Cali for Libertadores, where he depends on himself to qualify for the round of 16. However, Wednesday was also full of news in the Boca World regarding what the match left against Timao
Battaglia’s decision after the draw against Corinthians at La Bombonera
Happy with the performance of his coaches, Sebastián Battaglia decided to give his team Wednesday off. Taking advantage of the National Census holiday and with a view to the grand final of the Professional League Cup vs. Tigre del Domingo, the DT prefers that the squad arrives rested and with a clear head.
Benedetto’s anger after the draw against Corinthians
The Xeneize striker disagreed with the decisions of the referee Christian Ferreyra and his refereeing body once the Cup duel was over.
There, Benedetto claimed: “We are not for the result, but for the game we had. We managed it for 90 minutes with a team that got behind, but I think it’s also a shame what happens. More than 12 minutes the game stopped and when he adds, they add 7 minutes”.
The reason why Battaglia took out Zeballos vs. Corinthians
Mouth dominated and was deep. With Salvio on one side and Zeballos, Pipa Benedetto’s second goal was about to fall. And from one moment to the next, the fourth referee raised the sign, the red number was 7 and everyone in La Bombonera wondered the same thing: “Why does Changuito come out?” Although the entrance of Vázquez gave another weight in the area, nobody imagined that Sebastián Battaglia was going to take out his sword width at night. Although there was a reason…
As confirmed by Diego Monroig, Exequiel Zeballos ended up with a cramp in both legs and it was one of the reasons why Sebastián Battaglia decided to leave the field. In addition, the ESPN journalist assured that the 7 gave the ok to continue, but the DT chose not to risk it and throw a fresh Luis Vázquez on the field.
Conmebol opened a file for racist gestures to Corinthians fans
After what was the tie in one between Boca and Corinthians in the Bombonera, the Brazilian team issued a complaint on their social networks assuring that they will file a formal complaint for racist gestures from Xeneize fans towards the visiting bias.
With several videos that show how the locals made the movement from an ape, Corinthians will seek Conmebol to take action on the matter and things could not go well for Boca: “The club will file a formal complaint with Conmebol to determine responsibilities and sanctions , in addition to requesting actions in the next games”.
After the opening of a file by Conmebol, the residence of the cases could harm the Xeneize since it is exposed to a possible fine of 100 thousand dollars and an exemplary sanction in which some of the stands of the stadium are closed for the next home game.
The Boca astrologer and an exciting premonition in the Libertadores
Giorgio Armas gave on his Twitter account a harbinger of what will happen to Boca in the Cup and the Xeneizes fans have something to be excited about.
In the social network of the little bird, the specialist in rituals and protector of Boca, as he himself named himself, confirmed a fact that will give peace of mind to the fans of the Ribera club by predicting that “Boca will win the last match of the groups and will qualify for the Eighth”.
So, according to him, Boca will beat Deportivo Cali and will be in the next round of the Copa Libertadores. And as is always said, in the direct elimination rounds, another Cup begins, where Boca always tends to become strong and put on the candidate badge.
The tremendous gift that Gastón Ávila gave to Benedetto: “You spent”
Pipa had his birthday this Tuesday and one of his teammates gave him a more than special gift. Ávila surprised Benedetto with the alternative shirt worn by Martín Palermo -his idol- in the 2006 season in Boca. The striker mentioned several times the admiration he has for the club’s historic goalscorer, which transforms the jersey into something more than a simple gift.
“You went too far, friend,” the ex-Marseille wrote on his Instagram account. It is seen that the gift took effect quickly, because Darío was dispatched with a goal for Boca on a typical Copa Libertadores Tuesday.
Zambrano revealed the reason for his good moment in Boca
“Zambrano is one of the weaknesses that I have in this club. A guy who plays a game every three or four months and does it very well, is to be admired. He is a great professional. He is an animal,” said Juan Román Riquelme last Monday, reaffirming the good moment of the Peruvian. It is not for less, the defender considerably raised his performance and yesterday against Corinthians he showed it again.
After the match, the Kaiser explained the reason for this great footballing present. “By having continuity, I feel much more confident. Being where I have to be, I want to contribute in the best way, ”said the center-back, who added many minutes in the Copa Libertadores due to the suspensions of Izquierdoz and Rojo. The big question is whether he will continue to be a starter, taking into account that the aforementioned have already complied with their respective sanctions.