Darius Benedetto experienced a more than special match against Talleres de Córdoba. After his two failures against Corinthians, the scorer of Mouth He had the opportunity to take revenge with a new penalty, but he missed again. In this situation, Diego Latorre He got fully into the subject and said that he experienced a similar situation when he was a player of the blue and gold team: “I decided not to kick.”
In the official broadcast of the match on ESPN Premium, “Gambetita” told Sebastián “Pollo” Vignolo, the rapporteur, how was the moment when he had to go through something similar. And playing with the same shirt. “I missed a penalty in that same goal and in that same game we had another penalty and I decided not to kick it myself, I stepped aside,” said Diego, who played five years in Boca.
«I had bad feelings, so it was better to leave it to another colleague who had more faith»explained the sports analyst. What party did Latorre refer to? In the 1998 Closing Tournament, Boca received Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy at La Bombonera and goalkeeper Castellanos was the hero of the visiting team: he saved a penalty against “Gambetita” in the first half and another against Aníbal Matellán in the complement.
Antonio Serpa, a journalist in favor of the blue and gold team, analyzed in TyC Sports the new Benedetto ruling against Talleres de Córdoba. «Benedetto is a theme in itself, of course. There was no way to get out of this place where he was, ruined and bewitched, engualich, punctured by all the needles in the world. How many of us feared that he would fail? A lots of. The energy is felt. The positive and the negative », he said.
“Did he do well to kick it? Let’s see it this way: if he didn’t ask for the penalty – even after announcing it publicly – he was like a shit », slipped the chronicler. And he added: “That is the way in which Argentines understand football. When Benedetto himself asked for the change in Madrid because he felt bad, they treated him like a shit. The problem is that Benedetto was the same guy who shattered the fans’ dreams ten days ago with his mistakes.”