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Boca Juniors beat Alianza Lima

Buenos Aires, May 17: Argentina’s Boca Juniors beat Peru’s Alianza Lima 5-0 and secured second place in Group H thanks to the victory of Brazil’s Palmeiras over Colombia’s Junior in Sao Paulo, which qualified the Argentine team for the round-of-16 in the 2018 Copa Libertadores.

With two goals from Ramon Abila and one each from Edwin Cardona, Frank Fabra and Carlos Tevez, the Argentine team had its most solid performance in the tournament and celebrated the victory over Alianza Lima on Wednesday in the La Bombonera stadium here, reports Efe.
Boca Juniors climbed to second place of Group H with nine points thanks to the three goals of Colombian striker Miguel Borja which led Palmeiras (16 points) to win against Junior (seven points) by 3-1. IANS