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The finalists are ready: Boca and Talleres will fight for the title of the Argentine Cup

Boca Juniors knew this Wednesday that Workshops will be your rival in the final of the Argentina Cup 2021. The Cordoba team defeated Godoy Cruz 1-0 at the Juan Gilberto Funes Stadium and ensured their presence in the instance where they will play for the title against ‘Xeneize’, of Peruvians Luis Advíncula and Carlos Zambrano.

The Colombian Diego Valoyes (58, from a penalty), with a powerful corner shot, gave the victory to the Cordoba team from eleven meters, after a hand from Bruno Leyes in the Mendoza area, in an even match and few arrivals at the arches and in which the Cordoba team took advantage of one of their few chances.

In this way, Talleres, led by Uruguayan Alexander Medina, will seek the title against Boca, which in the other semifinal defeated Argentinos Juniors (1-0) four weeks ago.

Goal by Diego Valoyes for the 1-0 of Talleres vs. Godoy Cruz. (Video: TyC Sports)

The decisive match is scheduled for next Wednesday at the Madre de Cities stadium, in Santiago del Estero (homonymous province, north) and the Argentine Cup champion will get one of the direct tickets to the Copa Libertadores 2022, although Talleres is already classified by its position in the annual table of Argentine soccer.

Boca will seek its fourth crown in the Argentine Cup, after the titles won in 1969, 2012 and 2015, while Talleres reaches a final of the Argentine Cup for the first time and aims to conquer the first national cup in its history.

In addition to Valoyes, figure and scorer, Colombian defender Rafael Pérez was also the starter in Talleres, while Uruguayan Michael Santos played in the attack.

“We are very happy, we came with confidence, but we already have to think about what is coming. The game was very friction, it was played with a lot of friction, but we were able to take advantage of one of the opportunities “, Valoyes expressed.

With information from AFP.

This is how Talleres celebrated qualifying for the final of the Argentine Cup.  (Photo: Workshops)
This is how Talleres celebrated qualifying for the final of the Argentine Cup. (Photo: Workshops)
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