Boca Juniors hosted Tigre at La Bombonera on Wednesday. The two sides met for matchday 3 of the Argentine Primera Division season. The home team came out the victors after an eight goal thriller.
Dario Benedetto opened the scoring for the home side in the 11th minute but a Jorge Figal own goal cancelled it out before the break. In the second half, Exequiel Zeballos put Boca back in front in the 54th minute before a Demartini own goal doubled their advantage. Mateo Retegui then pulled a goal back for the visitors only for Zeballos and Benedetto to complete their braces ten minutes later. Retegui also managed a brace after netting the last goal of the game in the 89th minute.
Boca are now third in the table on six points, while Tigre are in thirteenth spot on four points.