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Independiente vs Boca: Match report: Boca head to Madrid with narrow win

Guillermo Barros Schelotto takes his Boca Juniors team to Madrid with a 0-1 win over Independiente despite being outclassed by the home side.

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Boca Juniors' Colombian midfielder Edwin Cardona celebrates after scoring against Independiente during their Argentina First Division Superliga football match at the Libertadores de America stadium
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Independiente 0-1 Boca Juniors: as it happened

Independiente vs Boca Juniors: preview

This time next week, Boca Juniors will have completed the second leg of the Copa Libertadores second leg at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid (assuming the game does finally go ahead in the Spanish capital).

Tonight, though the focus is on the domestic Argentine league and Guillermo Barros Schelotto takes his side to Avellaneda to face fifth place Independiente.

It's widely anticipated that the Boca manager will field a team of lesser used players with one eye on the long trans-Atlantic journey and the long anticipated Libertadores second leg final.    

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