The second phase of the Diego Armando Maradona Cup, in which the teams will be divided into the «Championship» and «Complementation» zones, will be drawn tonight, after the last date of the first phase is finished. First the matches will be played between Argentinos Juniors-Estudiantes and San Lorenzo-Aldosivi, which will be played from 19.15 to determine the last qualifier of Zone 5 that will accompany San Lorenzo. The event will then be held, starting at 21.30 and with TNT Sports televising.
What the draw will be like
Unlike what happened in the first phase, this time, the classics cannot be avoided, although two teams that have shared the zone cannot be crossed again. That is to say that there is the possibility that Boca and River or San Lorenzo and Hurricane.Championship Phase
It will have two groups («A» and «B») of six teams each, consisting of three teams that have completed first and three sets that finished seconds from the initial stage. The winner of this phase will qualify for the 2021 Copa Libertadores.
The teams that qualified first and second are: Atlético Tucumán, Colón, River, Boca, San Lorenzo, Huracán, Arsenal, Independiente, Banfield, Talleres y Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata. The last place will be occupied by Argentinos Juniors or Aldosivi.
It will have two groups («A» and «B») of six teams each, consisting of three teams that have completed third and three sets that completed quarters of the initial stage. Whoever wins this phase will get a ticket to the 2021 Copa Sudamericana.
The teams that classified third and fourth are: Unión, Central Córdoba, Rosario Central, Newell’s, Vélez, Racing, Defensa y Justicia, Godoy Cruz, Lanús, Estudiantes and Patronato. The last place will be occupied by Argentinos Juniors or Aldosivi.
At the end of the draw, the fixture of the five dates to be played in each group will be published, and then the days and times of each match will be scheduled