Carlos Izquierdoz, Boca captain, saw the red card against Independiente for a hard elbow to Alan Velasco in the 36th minute of the second half. El Rojo won 1-0 Avellaneda.
Boca’s defender hit the youth of Rojo when he threw the ball away. The experienced footballer could not bear the provocation and knocked him to the grass with the hard blow.
The referee Pablo Echavarría He saw Izquierdoz’s reaction and didn’t hesitate for a second: the showers were already red.
Independiente beat Boca 1-0: the chronicle
Independent recovered in a key game, high voltage, nothing less than before Mouth. The Red won by 1 to 0, with a goal from Carlos Benavidez, and took a fundamental step in the fight for the Cup table.
The duel corresponding to the date 22 of the Professional League It was played at the Libertadores de América stadium, with the arbitration of Pablo Echavarría. And it left Red happy, with the feeling that he could recover, and Xeneize worried.
Independiente and Boca met in Avellaneda, on date 22 of the Professional League. (Photos: Independent Press)
Xeneize occupies a place in the playoff zone for the next edition of the Copa Libertadores. With the defeat against Red, he missed the opportunity to beat Talleres de Córdoba (60 points, two more than Boca in the annual table) to get into the direct classification zone for the groups instance.
It should be noted that Boca also has another way to enter the continental contest: win the Argentina Cup. Sebatián Battaglia’s team is a finalist in this competition and awaits a rival, who will come out of the cross between Workshops and Godoy Cruz.
Independent, meanwhile, It is located in the South American Cup area, although he does not lose hope of getting a place in the Libertadores playoff zone.
For this to happen, Boca or Talleres should win the Argentine Cup and enable a new quota for the league, which would be played between Rojo (54 points in the general table), Estudiantes (57) and Lanús (54).