Performance of Mouth Juniors in Copa Libertadores was from small to large.
The xeneize generated suspicions in the group stage, had an agonizing classification, improved by eighth and came confidently on the first game of the final against River Plate, which ended 2-2.
Boca debuted in Group 8 with a tie Lima Alliance in the capital of Peru.
Agustin Rossi; Leonardo Yara, Santiago Vergini, Agustin Heredias, Frank Fabra; Julio Bufarini, Wilmar Barrios, Emmanuel Reinoso, Edwin Cardona; The headlines were Christian Pavon and Carlos Tevez.
Only four of them started the first match of the final: Rossi, Jara, Barrios and Pavon.
Mouth received the Barranquilla Junior on the second day and won 1-0 with a goal from Pavon.
On the third day, they drew 1-1 with Palmeiras in Sao Paulo with a goal from Tevez at the last minute.
The defeat with 0-2 against Palmeiras in La Bomonera left the team on the ropes and the edge of the elimination.
Boca Juniors He was forced to win the next game so they did not depend on the other results, but he tied 1-1 with Barranquilla in the match. The goal was in its own goal.
Guillermo's team Barroso Scolot reached the third day of Palmeiras, already classified, and a point away from the Junior, who with a win eliminated him from the tournament.
However, the Colombians fell to the Brazilians, and Xeneize collapsed Lima Alliance 5-0 with goals from Edwin Cardona, Tevez, Fabra and two from Ramon "Vanco" Abila.
With these results, Boca Juniors He qualified for the next round as second in his group with nine points, behind Palmeiras (16) and before Junior (7) and Alliance Lima (1).
The team picked up the 16th round, a phase that clashed with Paraguayan Freedom.
The Xeneize won the first game in La Bobonera 2-0 with goals from Abila and Zarate. In return, he won 2-4 with goals from Fernando Gago, Zarate, Cardona and Tevez.
The four rivals were Cruzeiro who defeated Bombonera 2-0 with goals from Pablo Perez and Zarate. In return, he equaled agony 1-1 with the goal of Pavon.
In the semifinals, the opponent was another Brazilian, Palmeiras, an old acquaintance of the group stage. In the first match he won 2-0 with double from Dario Benedetto. The return ended with a draw with two goals on the side. Those of Xeneize were made by Ábila and Benedetto.
In the first part of the final, Mouth formed with Rossi; Jara, Carlos Izkiridoz, Lisandro Magalan, Lucas Olas; Nahitan Nandez, Barrios, Perez; Sebastian Villa, Abila and Pavon, which was replaced in the first half of the injury to Benedetto.
The first game was 2-2. The objectives of the premises were the work of Ábila and Benedetto.
(With information from EFE)