(EFE) – Tigre, from the Second Division, beat Independiente 2-1 in the 16th. of the final of the Argentine Cup and will play in the next instance against Defensa y Justicia, another team of the highest category of Argentine football.
In the clash played in San Nicolás, the Matador won with goals from Ijiel Protti and Pablo Magnin. For Independiente Silvio Romero discounted.
El Rojo, one of the three leaders of the Argentine League, played with all the starters despite the fact that this Sunday he will play the classic against Racing Club, another of the leaders.
Tigre will face Defensa y Justicia in the round of 16, which eliminated San Lorenzo by beating him 0-2.
In the quarterfinals of the federal tournament there are already Patronato, San Telmo and Temperley.