Boca Juniors’ birthday: that’s how it went against Mexican teams

On April 3 but 1905 the Club Atlético Boca Juniors was founded, without a doubt one of the largest teams in South America and the world. Below we review their matches against Mexican squads without counting the friendlies.

Boca Juniors vs América – Inter-American Cup – 1978

The Argentines won 3-0 in the first leg and the Eagles responded with a 1-0 return, so the trophy was defined in a third match. The same was played in the Azteca stadium and thanks to a free kick goal by Carlos Reinoso América he took the title.

Boca Juniors vs América – Copa Libertadores Semifinals – 2000

The Xeneize and the Eagles turned to see each other but this time the Mexicans were not lucky. The Boca of Carlos Bianchi and Juan Román Riquelme thrashed 4-1 in the first leg and América was not presumed dead. On the lap, he was thrashing 3-0 and had the qualification, but a huge header by Walter Samuel left him empty-handed.

Boca Juniors vs Cruz Azul – Copa Libertadores Final – 2001

Those of Buenos Aires reached a new Final and won the two-time championship by a historic team. However, La Maquinaria put him on the ropes and took him to penalties (aggregate 1-1), where he fell for Óscar Córdoba’s saves at La Bombonera.

Boca Juniors vs Chivas – Copa Libertadores Quarter Finals – 2005

Deportivo Guadalajara gave Boca a soccer class and beat him 4-0 at home. In La Bombonera he held 0-0 and eliminated a great favorite to the title. This party is remembered for Jorge Benítez’s spit on Adolfo Bautista.

Boca Juniors vs Pumas UNAM – Copa Sudamericana Final – 2005

Once again, a Mexican team was going to take Boca to the penalties at the Alberto J. Armando stadium in a Final and they were going to be left empty-handed. This time it was Auriazul, who equaled 2-2 on aggregate and everything was decided from the twelve steps. The figure of Roberto Abbondanzieri (two shots saved) and the post of Galindo gave Boca the trophy.


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