For the first time in history of the Apertura or Opening (there are two seasons in Argentina) championship in Argentina, three teams ended up level on points (39).
- Boca Juniors, who have 22 domestic titles.
- San Lorenzo, who have 10 domestic titles.
- Tigre, who have never won any domestic silverware.
According to Hasta el Gol Siempre, which is a very informative blog about Argentine football, here are the fixtures for the mini-tournament, or liguilla.
"On Wednesday the 17th December, at 18:30 local time, Tigre will play San Lorenzo in the Estadio José Amalfitani, home of Vélez Sársfield. On Saturday 20th, also at 18:30, Boca Juniors will play San Lorenzo in Racing’s Cilindro. And on Tuesday 23rd, Boca will take on Tigre, probably at 21:30, though this has yet to be confirmed. That match will also be in Racing’s
- Goal difference
- Goals scored
- Results against each other in the Torneo Apertura (Tigre beat both teams and would win this tiebreaker).
Without a doubt, a few people named Amoia in Buenos Aires will be saying:
La mitad mas uno.
And when Boca wins, here is how they will celebrate.
Tango Argentino Demonstration
The Tango takes its roots from the Boca section of Buenos Aires.
Commentary by Oscar Amoia