Arsenal beat Racing 1-0 for the sixth round of the Diego Armando Maradona Cup with Alan Ruíz’s penalty goal, he dedicated it to Diego, and thus achieved qualification for the Championship Phase.
Rondina’s team played a smart game, gave the visitor possession of the ball and stopped counterattacking. With four minutes remaining in the first half, Alan Ruíz made it 1-0 from twelve steps and dedicated it to Maradona.
In the second half, Beccacece’s men kept looking, they dominated the match but failed a lot at the time of the definition and could not achieve a draw.
The result allowed Arsenal to qualify for the Championship Phase thanks to the loss of Unión in Santa Fe against Atlético Tucumán. For its part, Racing only achieved a victory in Zone 1 and was relegated to the Complementary Phase.