In the history between Boca and Lanús there are many peculiarities, many of them playing in the candy box. There were goals, Olympic laps, frustrated titles and some surprises. One of the last has a protagonist that this Saturday will be present on the playing field.
On November 20, 2020 Boca received to lanus for which it would end up being called maradona cup. In the first half the team Luis Zubeldia surprised and went 2-0. The two goals were scored Nicolas Orsini, who will now look at him from the xeneize bench. About the end, Boca discounted with a bit of Wanchope Ábila for the final 1-2. It was -until today- the last garnet victory over xeneize.
After that defeat (the second so far in the second cycle of Miguel Angel Russowith the stoppage due to the pandemic in the middle), the front lungo began to be on Boca’s radar. The sidewalk crossing would end up becoming effective a few months later, after a zigzagging negotiation.
Boca y lanus they met 143 times, with 80 victories for Xeneize and only 24 for Grana. In La Bombonera, those from the South were left with just 6 victories in 63 games.
However, it was at the Alberto J. Armando that that team led by Ramón Cabrero became champion of the Apertura 2007, the club’s first local title. A year earlier, with the same DT, he had tipped Ricardo La Volpe’s Mouth a defeat on the last date that would cost him the three-time championship.
Boca, among the many victories and wins in history, has to his credit a 6-1 that is remembered because that day the Japanese Naohiro Takahara scored his only goal in the country. And also because after the game there was a historic press conference that Carlos Bianchi left unfinished…