Only a miracle would have prevented Boca Juniors from lifting the title after the last two rounds of action but on Tuesday evening, Guillermo Barros Schelotto were crowned Primera champions without kicking a ball as Banfield fell to defeat against San Lorenzo.
River Plate’s loss on Sunday ensured the title race was down to two but Banfield had to pick up three points in the Nuevo Gasómetro to ensure Boca still required a point from their remaining fixtures.
Fernando Belluschi’s second half goal saw to it that that didn’t happen and while Banfield can still look back on a hugely positive campaign, celebrations across Buenos Aires and down in Bahia Blanca, where Boca were preparing for Wednesday’s clash with Olimpo, erupted.
Los jugadores festejan un nuevo título de Boca pic.twitter.com/7Sfpsg1BAq
— No Todo Pasa (@NoTodoPasaTyC) June 20, 2017