board of directors of Boca decide to suspend Dario Benedetto and Carlos Zambrano for two matchesDue to a fight between the two at halftime of the goalless classic with Racing last Sunday.
“Club Atlético Boca Juniors, following the events of last Sunday, reports that players Dario Benedetto and Carlos Zambrano He will not be part of the first team for the next two matches.”said the brief statement published on the official website of the xeneize club.
The two meetings in which he will not attend are against Rosario Central As a visitor this Thursday night (from 9:30 p.m. in Bombonera) and next Sunday before defense and justice (at 8:30 pm).
At the end of the first half of the match against Racing, in which Boca had overtaken their opponent, Benedetto began an energetic message on the field for some of his teammates—among them, Zambrano— As soon as the TV cameras came near.
By the time the team is back on the field for the second period, The Peruvian had clear scars on his face and swelling on his left cheekboneWhat was unclear in the first half was giving rise to all kinds of versions of what happened at halftime.
Benedetto, for his part, had a scar on his neck. Also of a finally admitted dispute with the Peruvian defender, which forced the two security men to intervene.
Due to this situation, on Monday morning Juan Roman Riquelme – the club’s second vice president – met with the squad And the coaching staff at the hotel where they were focused on reprimanding him for what happened.