How is the history between Boca and Racing: local tournaments, national and international cups and direct elimination matches

To race Yes Mouth star in one of the oldest classics of Argentine football. With official clashes dating back to 1908, due to geographic proximity and being two of the most successful clubs in the early 20th century, the two clubs developed a rivalry that has been going on for over 110 years.

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Throughout history, Xeneize and the Academy have faced each other 209 times, be it for local championships, national cups and international competitions. And game 210 comes next Saturday, when the teams led by Sebastián Battaglia and Fernando Gago will face each other on the Lanús pitch for a place in the Professional League Cup final.

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GENERAL HISTORY (OFFICIAL MATCHES ONLY)

From the first confrontation between the two, on December 6, 1908 at the GEBA stadium, until today, Boca and Racing have met 209 times and Xeneize has a significant advantage of 23 matches.

The last game between the two was on August 29, 2021, before the ninth date of the Professional League Tournament, and it was a 0-0 draw in La Bombonera.

games played

209

Boca wins

92

Race wins

69

tyres

48

HISTORY BY LOCAL TOURNAMENTS

Most of the clashes between Boca and Racing naturally took place in the league championship, with the particularity that the first four crosses were for the Second Division in 1908, 1909 and 1910. In total, both clubs played 13 matches in the amateur era, with a big advantage for the Academy, and 171 in Professionalism, where Xeneize reigns. Total, the difference in favor of the Ribera complex is 24 matches.

The most recent precedent is the 0-0 of the 2021 Professional League Tournament in La Bombonera.

amateurism

Professionality

Total

Games played

13

171

184

Boca wins

3

80

83

Race wins

9

fifty

59

tyres

a

41

42

HISTORY BY NATIONAL CUPS

As two of the three winning clubs in National Cup history, Boca and Racing have a long history of clashing in various national competitions. In everything, the advantage is for Racing, for five games.

The most recent precedent came on May 31, 2021, in the semi-finals of the Professional League Cup, when Avellaneda’s team scored 4-2 on penalties after a 0-0 draw in regular time.

Games played

14

Boca wins

4

tyres

a

Race wins

9

HISTORY BY INTERNATIONAL CUPS

Boca and Racing met five times in tournaments organized by CONMEBOL: three times they faced each other in the Copa Libertadores (in 1989 they played three games to break the tie for first place in their group) and twice in the Super Cup. The advantage generally favors Xeneize, who has a four-game lead and only lost once.

The last meeting between the two was in the quarter-finals of the 2020 Copa Libertadores: after Racing’s 1-0 victory in the first leg, Xeneize won 2-0 in the rematch at La Bombonera and qualified for the semi-finals.

Games played

elf

Boca wins

5

Race wins

a

tyres

5

DIRECT ELIMINATION CROSSES

Between the national and international cups, Boca and Racing played 12 direct elimination matches, one or two matches: 10 for AFA competitions and 2 for CONMEBOL tournaments. Two of these were finals and wins were shared one per side: the Academy won the 1945 British Competition Cup 4-1 and the Xeneize, with the 2012 Argentine Cup, won 2-1.

Overall, the story is tied: Racing qualified in six series and Boca in the other six.

The Avellaneda team won the crosses in the 1914, 1919 and 1933 Competition Cups, the 1945 British League, Adrián Escobar in 1946 and the 2021 Professional League.

The Ribera team, meanwhile, won the 1918 Competition Cup, the 1944 British Competition Cup, the 1945 Pedro Pablo Ramírez Cup, the 2012 Argentina Cup and the two caps: the 1989 Super Cup and the 2020 Libertadores Cup.

HISTORY IN FRIENDSHIPS

In addition to competitions for points, Boca and Racing have a very long history of unofficial matches, starting in 1909. Both clubs have not seen each other in a duel for the honors for at least six years: the last was on January 20, 2016 and the was a 4-2 win for the Academy in Mar del Plata.

The advantage in favor of the Ribera team in this section is 6 matches.

Games played

86

Boca wins

35

Race wins

29

tyres

22

GENERAL HISTORY (OFFICIALS + FRIENDLY)

If all matches played between Boca and Racing from that match in 1908 to the present are taken into account, without discrimination as to whether they were points or not, the advantage in favor of Xeneize is 29 games.

Games played

295

Boca wins

127

Race wins

98

tyres

70

Source: Goal

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