Boca win Argentine title despite 1-0 loss in play-off
Boca Juniors won the Argentine Apertura championship yesterday despite a
1-0 defeat by Tigre in a three-way play- off yesterday.
Boca, Tigre and San
Lorenzo all finished the play-off with three points from two games but Boca took
the title on with three goals for and two goals against.
Tigre was second but
had zero goal difference.
The play-off was held after the three teams
finished level on points after the regular championship, where goal difference
is not used to decide the title.
It was Boca's 23rd title under the various
formats used since Argentine football turned professional in 1931.