Boca Juniors were crowned champions of Argentina on Sunday, with two matches left of the 2011 Torneo Apertura. A 3-0 win against Banfield gave Julio César Falcioni’s men the title – all they’d needed was a draw. Darío Cvitanich scored twice against his – and Falcioni’s – old club, and Diego Rivero added a cracker in the second half to seal the win before being subbed for Juan Román Riquelme, who strolled around for the last 25 minutes before picking up the trophy. Also on Sunday, there were two 1-1 draws; Independiente v Newell’s, and Belgrano v Godoy Cruz. All those goals are right here.
Independiente 1 – 1 Newell’s Old Boys
Belgrano 1 – 1 Godoy Cruz
Boca Juniors 3 – 0 Banfield
A nice coincidence: this was Julio César Falcioni’s second league title as a manager. The first was won with Banfield, after they lost to Boca in La Bombonera (thanks to Newell’s also losing on the same day) two years ago. Today, with Boca beating Banfield in La Bombonera… Falcioni won the title again.
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