1946 Copa de Competencia Británica Final

The 1946 Copa de Competencia Británica Final was the final that decided the winner of the 3rd. edition of this Argentine domestic cup. It was played on December 14, 1946. Boca Juniors defeated San Lorenzo de Almagro 3–1 at Estadio Monumental, neutral venue for the match.[1]

1946 Copa de Competencia Británica Final
Estadio monumental river 1938.jpg
River Plate, venue of the final
EventCopa de Competencia Británica
DateDecember 14, 1946; 74 years ago (1946-12-14)
VenueEstadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
RefereeArgentina Ginzo
1948 →

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Previous finals app.
Boca Juniors 1944, 1945
San Lorenzo (none)


The cup was contested by the same clubs participating in 1946 Argentine Primera División, playing a round of 16 in a neutral venue. Boca Juniors beat Vélez at Independiente Stadium, qualifying to the quarterfinals. After beating and eliminating Rosario Central (4–1) and River Plate (2–0), Boca reached the final of the competition, held at River Plate Stadium.

With goals by Gregorio Pin (2) and José Antonio Vázquez, Boca beat San Lorenzo taking revenge from the two previous editions when it had been defeated by Huracán and Racing respectively. Boca Juniors also won the tournament unbeaten.[1]

Match detailsEdit

Boca Juniors3–1San Lorenzo
Pin   3'89'
Vázquez   38'
Report Aballay   85'
Referee: Ginzo
Boca Juniors
San Lorenzo
GK   Claudio Vacca
DF   José M. Marante
DF   Rodolfo Dezorzi
MF   Carlos A. Sosa
MF   Ernesto Lazzatti
MF   Natalio Pescia
FW   Mario Boyé
FW   Pío Corcuera
FW   Jaime Sarlanga
FW   José A. Vázquez
FW   Gregorio Pin
  Mario Fortunato
GK   Mierko Blazina
DF   José A. Vanzini
DF   Oscar A. Basso
MF   Ángel Zubieta
MF   Salvador Grecco
MF   Bartolomé Colombo
FW   Antonio Imbelloni
FW   Armando Farro
FW   Roberto Aballay
FW   Rinaldo Martino
FW   Oscar H. Silva
  Diego García and Pedro Omar


  1. ^ a b Copa de Competencia Británica 1946 by Osvaldo Gorgazzi on the RSSSF