Boca Juniors win 32nd Argentine title

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After Banfield were beaten by San Lorenzo, Guillermo Barros Schelotto's side were crowned champions of Argentina once more

Boca Juniors were crowned champions of Argentina for a 32nd time after rivals Banfield suffered defeat on Tuesday.

A 1-0 loss to San Lorenzo left Banfield unable to catch Boca, who are five points clear at the top.

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Guillermo Barros Schelotto's men have lost just three league games this season, with Boca's title moving them a step closer to River Plate's record of 36.

Boca have been led by Dario Benedetto (18 league goals, three assists) and 21-year-old Argentinian Cristian Pavon (nine goals, seven assists).

Carlos Tevez had netted five goals before his lucrative move to Shanghai Shenhua in December.

Fernando Belluschi scored a 56th-minute winner for San Lorenzo in their victory over Banfield.

Boca (59 points) have two games to play, as do third-placed River (52), while Banfield (54) and San Lorenzo (52) have one each.

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