Racing beat Boca Juniors to win Champions Trophy
BUENOS AIRES, Nov. 6 (Xinhua) -- Teenage midfielder Charly Alcaraz scored in extra time as Racing Club won Argentinas Champions Trophy on Sunday with a 2-1 victory over Boca Juniors.
The 19-year-old headed home in the 118th minute after teammate Matias Rojas canceled out Norberto Briascos opener at Parque La Pedrera stadium in San Luis, central Argentina.
Being champions is a very nice feeling, Alcaraz said after the match. And being able to play my part by scoring a goal is very special. On top of that, my family came here to watch so its a perfect combination.
Argentinas Champions Trophy pits the winners of the Primera Division against the holders of the Professional League Cup.
Boca won both titles, meaning their opponents in the Champions Trophy was decided by a playoff between the second-placed team in both competitions. Racing claimed a berth in the final by beating Tigre 3-2 in Wednesdays playoff.