Buenos Aires, Aug 9 Patronato beat Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata on Tuesday 1-2 in the round of 16 of the Argentine Cup, which qualifies the champion for the 2023 Copa Libertadores, and waits in the quarterfinals for the winner of the cross between River Plate and Defense and Justice.
Marcelo Estigarribia scored the two goals for the team from the province of Entre Ríos, the first at 10 minutes and the second at 65.
For Gymnastics Franco Soldano discounted at 39 minutes.
Patronato played the last five minutes with one less due to the expulsion of José Barreto.
Patronato thus became the first classified for the quarterfinals.
In addition to River Plate-Defense and Justice, the other crosses of the eighths will be: Agropecuario-Boca Juniors (this Wednesday), Banfield-Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy, Godoy Cruz-Belgrano, Vélez-Independiente, Talleres-Newell’s and Quilmes- Deportivo Madryn. EFE