Boca Juniors went to the final of the Professional League Cup after beating racing club in a dramatic penalty shootout (6-2). Although the shot Darius Benedetto generated greater uncertainty in the ‘Xeneizes’ squad and, especially, in Carlos Zambrano.
The ‘Pipa’ grabbed the ball safely and took a strong shot to the right sector above. The ball hit the crossbar, touched the lower part and then entered the net, while the goalkeeper jumped to the other side.
The cameras focused on the precise moment in which the Peruvian defender expressed suspense at first and touched his head, but then he breathed calm. This image went viral and Boca Juniors fans pointed out that they had the same reaction to said play.
Now, the squad led by Sebastián Battaglia will have to wait for the winner of the key between Argentinos Juniors and Tigres. It is worth mentioning that the final will be played on Sunday, May 22 at the Mario Alberto Kempes Stadium in Córdoba.
Carlos Zambrano and Luis Advíncula: numbers of the footballers in the season
So far, the right-back has played 17 games (13 in the League Cup and 4 in the Copa Libertadores) with Boca Juniors over the course of the season. ‘Bolt’ registers a goal and he scored it in the victory against Estudiantes de La Plata.
For his part, unlike ‘Rayo’, Carlos Zambrano did not have so much continuity. The ‘León’ has 9 commitments between local tournament and international competition.
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