Lucas Beltrán and Chilean Paulo Díaz scored for the champion
Boca Juniors won this Saturday 0-2 against Independiente
River Plate had its crowning day of the Professional League Tournament title this Friday which had secured three dates before this last day which, for the Millonario, also included a 2-1 victory against Racing Club at its Monumental stadium.
On Friday, in one of the five matches that marked the beginning of this twenty-seventh and final day of the Argentine competition, the Millionaire celebrated the first title of the post-Gallardo era in front of more than 87 thousand people with Martin Demichelis as coach.
Lucas Beltrán and Chilean Paulo Díaz scored for the championwhich reached 61 points, while Jonathan Gómez scored in added time for a Fernando Gago Academy that closed a very irregular championship.
For both River and Racing, Boca Juniors and Argentinos Juniors This end of the tournament coincides with the prelude to the beginning of their respective series for the round of 16 of the Copa Libertadores against Inter de Porto Alegre, Atlético Nacional de Medellín, Nacional de Uruguay and Fluminense, respectively.
Boca Juniors precisely this Saturday won 0-2 against Independiente in the other classic of this day farewell to the Argentine championship thanks to the goals of the youth players Exequiel Zeballos and Nicolás Valentini.
This was the sixth victory in the last seven presentations for a Xeneize that shocked the South American market on Saturday by announcing the hiring of Uruguayan international Edinson Cavaniwho returns to the continent after more than fifteen years in European football with a last step in Valencia in Spain.
The forward will arrive this Monday in Buenos Aires and in the afternoon it will be presented with the opening of the Bombonera so that Xeneizes supporters can welcome the ‘Matador’.
Another Uruguayan was the protagonist of this last day: Diego Godín, who at the age of 37 decided to hang up his boots in Vélez Sarsfield after Fortín’s 1-0 defeat this Sunday against Huracán, with a goal from his compatriot Matías Cóccaro.
The four-time World Cup winner and one of the greatest historical references of the Celeste He decided to end his career after this short time in Argentine football.
In other results of this twenty-seventh day, San Lorenzo fell 2-0 against TigreTalleres secured the runners-up spot after drawing 1-1 against Newell’s Old Boys in Rosario and Belgrano equalized without opening the score with Rosario Central.
Pablo Vegetti, from Belgrano, and the Uruguayan Michael Santos, from Talleresshared the title of top scorer of the contest with 13 goals each.
After fifteen days of recess, Argentine football will begin with the Professional League Cup with a two-zone format of 14 teams eachwhich has been running for two seasons and will conclude in December.
– Results of the 27th. working day:
. Friday 07/28: Unión 2-0 Defensa y Justicia, Argentinos 2-3 Estudiantes, Newell’s Old Boys 1-1 Talleres, Belgrano 0-0 Rosario Central and River Plate 2-1 Racing Club.
. Saturday 07/29: Central Córdoba 0-2 Atlético Tucumán, Sarmiento 0-0 Banfield, Independiente 0-2 Boca Juniors, Tigre 2-0 San Lorenzo
. Sunday 07/30: Lanús 2-0 Barracas Central, Arsenal 2-0 Colón, Gimnasia 1-1 Platense, Huracán 1-0 Vélez Sarsfield and Godoy Cruz 4-2 Instituto.