Defense and Justice continues his irrepressible march in three competitions, only matched by Boca Juniors in Argentine soccer, and tonight he took another step forward to reach the quarterfinals of the Argentine Cup by beating Estudiantes, from Río Cuarto, by 6 to 5 in definition by penalty kicks, after drawing without goals in the regular 90 minutes of this match played on the Colón court, in Santa Fe.
In this way those of Florencio Varela they are going to play in the next instance with another team from the First National like Chaco For Everwhich in its round of 16 key also eliminated Villa Miter, from Federal A, from Bahia on penalties, whom it beat 4-3 after equalizing 0-0 in the same way.
The match played at the Brigadier Estanislao López stadium had a first half where the prominence was assumed by the Professional League team and a second in which the owner of the development passed into the hands of the people of Cordoba.
And the latter denoted the effects of the wear suffered by the “Halcón” after he went to the quarterfinals of the Copa Sudamericana after eliminating the comfortable leader of the Brasileirao, Botafogo, in two true football battles.
And something of that was already seen last weekend in the Professional League, when they drew at home against Sarmiento, from Junín, where, above all, some of their key players such as the striker Nicolás “Uvita” Fernández lost freshness, something that will surely , and other colleagues are also going to recover, taking advantage of the fact that this week there is no local activity due to the FIFA date.
In this way Defense and Justice, which after a definition by penalties that was decided in their favor after precise executions on both sides that closed with his save on Facundo Castet the experienced Enrique Bologna, is together with Boca, who is in the Copa de the League, the Libertadores quarterfinals and in the same instance of the Copa Argentina in which on Sunday they will face Almagro, the only ones with triple competition in the country.
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