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After intense discussions, the schedule for the quarterfinals of the Professional League Cup. In a meeting between leaders held at noon this Monday, it was defined that a scheme similar to the original planning will be respected, despite the disagreement expressed by Defense and Justice. Only some schedules were modified, but not the days.

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It was the security agencies that ruled out the possibility that the match between Xeneize and Halcón could take place on Wednesday, as the leadership of Florencio Varela’s team wanted.

Professional League Cup: schedule of quarter-final matches

  • Racing – Aldosivi (Tuesday at 7:15 p.m. at the Cilindro de Avellaneda)
  • Boca – Defense and Justice (Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. in the Bombonera)
  • Students of La Plata – Argentinos Juniors (Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. at UNO)
  • River – Tigre (Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. at the Monumental stadium)
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Professional League Cup: this is how the semifinals and the grand final will be played

The semifinals of the tournament will be played on Saturday, May 14. The winners of the crossings Estudiantes de La Plata – Argentinos Juniors and River – Tigre will be measured from 4:00 p.m., at the Huracán stadium. While those who prevail in the keys of Racing – Aldosivi and Boca – Defense and Justice will meet at 9:30 p.m. on the Lanús court. The idea is that in both parties there is public of the two partialities.

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Then it will be the turn of the grand finale. It will be played on Sunday May 22 in it Mario Alberto Kempes StadiumIn cordoba.

Professional League Cup: the controversy over the Boca-Defense and Justice match

“Hopefully they don’t make us play on Tuesday, it would be nonsense, a lack of common sense,” he said on Sunday afternoon Sebastian Beccacececoach of Defensa Justicia, at the end of the game that his team beat Patronato de Paraná 1-0.

Since the schedule established that they should visit on Tuesday Mouth in the Bombonera, from the leadership of Florencio Varela’s club they shouted to the sky because they understood that they were at a sporting disadvantage compared to their rival (Boca played on Saturday against Tigre).

Sebastián Beccacece, coach of Defense and Justice, did not want to play on Tuesday against Boca (Photo: Fotobaires)
Sebastián Beccacece, coach of Defense and Justice, did not want to play on Tuesday against Boca (Photo: Fotobaires)For: JORGE MATIAS BARAVALLE

The clubs’ proposal was to move this game to Wednesday, but Security officials refused. since that day they also play River-Tigre in the Monumental. The millionaire also did not want to bring forward his confrontation for Tuesday because he had also played on Sunday, against Platense.

William MaderoExecutive Director of the City Government’s Football Security Committee, made it clear that it was unlikely that the match between Boca and Defense and Justice would be rescheduled for Wednesday, as Florencio Varela wanted.

“Defense is in the position of not playing (Tuesday)”made it clear Diego Lemmepresident of the Falcon, in dialogue with TyC Sports. And he added: “It cannot be that two games cannot be scheduled on the same day in the capital, with hours apart.” However, his complaint did not come to fruition: Boca and Defense will play on Tuesday, as originally scheduled.

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