Boca defeated Merlo and became the first finalist of the Argentine Cup
Argentina, June 3, 2012
With suspense, Boca defeated Deportivo Merlo on penalties 5-4 and advanced to the final of the Argentine Cup. The match ended 1-1, after Merlo tie it at 45 minutes into the second half. The goals were scored by Riquelme through a free kick and by Friedrich with a shot from outside the area. Now Boca waits for River or Racing.
Boca: Sebastián Sosa; Facundo Roncaglia, Gastón Sauro, Matías Caruzzo, Juan Sánchez Miño; Cristian Chávez, Leandro Somoza, Walter Erviti; Juan Román Riquelme; Darío Cvitanich y Santiago Silva. Coach: Julio César Falcioni.
Deportivo Merlo: Darío Capogrosso; Emanuel Martínez, Alejandro Manchot, Daniel Delgado, Mauricio Almada; Matías Díaz, Leonel García, Alejandro Friedrich, Ramiro López; Maximiliano Barreiro y Leandro Lázzaro. Coach: Néstor Ferraresi.
Referee: Luis Álvarez.
Stadium: Provincial de Catamarca.