The ‘Matador’ scored Xeneize’s second goal in their 3-1 victory on the first day of group 2 of the Cup
Disappointment in the stands after the striker did not climb the boards to celebrate the goal with the fans
The Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani He made his debut tonight as a scorer in the victory 3-1 of Boca ante Platense of the first day of group 2 of the Professional League Cup, on a day that also recorded a tie 1-1 in between Union y Racing Club.
In a complete Bombonera, Edinson Cavani scored the second in a victory that also recorded for Xeneize the goals of the youth players Exequiel Zeballos and Cristian Medina, while Nicolás Morgantini marked the only conquest for Calamar. The night in La Boca, which welcomed Martín Palermo, Platense coach and historic Xeneize idol, with songs and flags, allowed him to beat the Argentine series against Racing for the quarterfinals of the Copa Libertadores. Cavani, by scoring the first goal in Boca, did not meet the expectations generated by climbing the fence like his idol Sergio ‘Manteca’ Martínez, but he celebrated with the public and his teammates, mainly Exequiel Zeballos who provided him with the center for his header.
The other match played this Friday in the continuity of the first day of the Professional League Cup recorded a 1-1 draw between Unión de Santa Fe and a Racing Club reserve team, with goals from Gonzalo Morales for the local team and Baltasar Rodríguez for the visit. The day had begun this Thursday with the 2-1 victory of Belgrano de Córdoba against Estudiantes de La Plata.
The premiere of Zone 1 will be this Saturday with three matches: Independiente-Colón, Gimnasia-Talleres and Vélez Sarsfield-Barracas Central, while on Sunday there will be five matches: Arsenal-Instituto, Rosario Central-Atlético Tucumán, Argentinos Juniors-River Plate (Zone 1), Sarmiento-Tigre and Lanús-San Lorenzo (Zone 2).
The end of the first day will be on Monday with Huracán-Banfield (Zone 1) and Newell’s Old Boys-Central Córdoba (Zone 2), while Defensa y Justicia-Godoy Cruz was postponed to September 11 after being suspended this Friday due to the impossibility of the Mendoza cast to reach Buenos Aires due to weather conditions.