2017 Supercopa Argentina

The 2017 Supercopa Argentina Final was the 6th edition of the Supercopa Argentina, an annual football match contested by the winners of the Argentine Primera División and Copa Argentina competitions.[2] The match was played at the Estadio Malvinas Argentinas in the city of Mendoza on 14 March 2018.

2017 Supercopa Argentina
Estadio Malvinas Argentinas.JPG
Date14 March 2018
VenueEstadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza
Man of the MatchFranco Armani[1]
RefereePatricio Loustau
Attendance40,000
2016
2018

Boca Juniors and River Plate qualified after winning the 2016–17 Argentine Primera División tournament and the 2016–17 Copa Argentina, respectively.[3] It was the second time in history and first since 1976 that the two most important Argentine clubs faced each other in a final match.[4]

River Plate defeated Boca Juniors 2–0 to win their first Supercopa Argentina title.[5]

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Qualification Previous appearances (bold indicates winners)
Boca Juniors 2016–17 Primera División champions 2 (2012, 2015)
River Plate 2016–17 Copa Argentina champions 2 (2014, 2016)

MatchEdit

DetailsEdit

Boca Juniors0–2River Plate
Report Martínez   18' (pen.)
Scocco   70'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boca Juniors
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
River Plate
GK 1   Agustín Rossi
DF 29   Leonardo Jara   72'
DF 2   Paolo Goltz
DF 6   Lisandro Magallán
DF 18   Frank Fabra   26'
MF 15   Nahitan Nández   42'
MF 16   Wílmar Barrios   39'
MF 8   Pablo Pérez (c)   80'
FW 7   Cristian Pavón
FW 32   Carlos Tevez   88'
FW 10   Edwin Cardona
Substitutes:
GK 1   Guillermo Sara
DF 3   Emmanuel Mas
DF 24   Julio Buffarini
DF 27   Santiago Vergini
MF 30   Emanuel Reynoso
FW 17   Ramón Ábila   72'
FW 22   Óscar Benítez
Manager:
  Guillermo Barros Schelotto
GK 1   Franco Armani
DF 29   Gonzalo Montiel   54'
DF 2   Jonatan Maidana
DF 22   Javier Pinola   39'
DF 3   Marcelo Saracchi
MF 24   Enzo Pérez   65'
MF 23   Leonardo Ponzio (c)   9'
MF 26   Ignacio Fernández   48'
MF 10   Gonzalo Martínez
FW 7   Rodrigo Mora
FW 27   Lucas Pratto   67'
Substitutes:
GK 25   Enrique Bologna
DF 28   Lucas Martínez Quarta
MF 5   Bruno Zuculini   65'
MF 8   Juan Fernando Quintero
MF 18   Camilo Mayada   54'
FW 19   Rafael Santos Borré
FW 32   Ignacio Scocco   67'
Manager:
  Marcelo Gallardo

Assistant referees:[7]
Yamil Bonfá
Gustavo Rossi
Fourth official:[7]
Fernando Rapallini
Additional assistant referees:[7]
Facundo Tello
Ariel Penel

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.

StatisticsEdit

2017 Supercopa Argentina winners
River Plate
1st Title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "River Plate keeper Franco Armani wears Burger King crown after Super Cup win". ESPN. 15 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Reglamento del Campeonato de Primera División 2016–17" (PDF) (in Spanish). AFA. 18 August 2016.
  3. ^ "River y Boca disputarán la Supercopa Argentina 2017" (in Spanish). Copa Argentina. 9 December 2017. Archived from the original on 10 December 2017. Retrieved 10 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Superclásico final 42 años después" (in Spanish). Olé. 9 December 2017.
  5. ^ "River venció a Boca y se consagró en la Supercopa Argentina" (in Spanish). Copa Argentina. 15 March 2018.
  6. ^ "River le gana una final a Boca 42 años después y es campeón de la Supercopa". El País. 15 March 2018.
  7. ^ a b c d "Patricio Loustau será el árbitro de la Supercopa". AFA. 3 March 2018.
  8. ^ "Argentina Supercopa". ESPN (in Spanish). 14 March 2018.