Boca Juniors reach the cup final beating Merlo 5-4 on penalties; Racing down River on pens
Boca Juniors 1 – Deportivo Merlo 1 (Pens. 5-4) (Copa Argentina, June 3, 2012) The match swung in Boca’s favour midway through the second half when playmaker Juan Roman Riquelme curled a stunning set-play into the top corner. With virtually the last kick of the game Alejandro Friedrich slapped home a 25-yarder to equalise for Merlo.
Racing 0 – River Plate 0 (Pens. 5-4) (Copa Argentina, June 3, 2012)