Football: Soccer-Boca Juniors beat Tigre 3-0 to win Argentine Copa de la Liga title


BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Boca Juniors gained their second Argentine Copa de la Liga title in three seasons on Sunday after they beat Tigre 3-0 in a one-sided match in Cordoba.

The Copa de la Liga is a hybrid league and playoff match that started in February with 28 groups from throughout Argentina.

It was the fiftieth home trophy gained by the Buenos Aires aspect.

Former Manchester United fullback Marcos Rojo put Boca forward on the stroke of halftime with a header and Frank Fabra doubled their lead halfway by way of the second half.

Luis Vasquez headed a 3rd to assure the capital membership the title 4 minutes from time.

The win comes two years after Boca gained the corresponding title by beating Banfield and means they’ve assured their place in subsequent 12 months’s Copa Libertadores, the South American equal of the Champions League.

(Reporting by Ramiro Scandolo in Buenos Aires; writing by Andrew Downie in London; Editing by Toby Davis)

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