Boca Juniorswho won on penalties against Platenseand Racing Clubwhich beat Independiente 1 to 0, advanced to the Federal Soccer Cup semi-finals that takes place on the property Lionel Andres Messi of the AFAinstance in which they will face each other.
Boca, champion of the YPF Women’s Championship and the 2023 League Cup, beat Platense 7-6 on penalties after drawing 1-1 in the 90 minutes. The Gladiators equalized in agonizing fashion with a goal from left-footed Celeste dos Santos, 51 minutes into the second half. Yuliana Sanabria had opened the scoring for the Calamares. In the penalty shootout, goalkeeper Laurina Oliveros saved the last shot and qualified her team for the semifinals.
In the Avellaneda classic, Racing beat the Diablas 1-0 with a goal from Rocío Bueno 2 minutes into the second half and celebrated in Ezeiza.
The other two quarterfinal series of the Federal Cup will be defined tomorrow, from 9 a.m., at the AFA grounds: River, the defending champion, will face Rosario Central and UAI Urquiza will play against San Lorenzo. Sunday’s winners will be rivals in the other semifinal.
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