La Bombonera was full last Saturday but everyone's mind is fixated on the CONMEBOL Libertadores final this upcoming Saturday against River Plate. Amongst the nerves and anxiety, there is some good news for Boca: Esteban Andrada returned to action and started the match against Patronato.
The goalkeeper was back in goal following 59 days out with a fractured jaw. Andrada suffered the painful injury in the 19th September quarter finals clash with Cruzeiro, a match which Boca went on to win 2-0.
Against Patronato, Andrada put in a very good performance. He made three crucial interventions in the first half and produced the save of the match to deny Patronato a goal in the last minute, preserving his clean sheet.
Andrada arrived at Boca this season from Lanús and soon established himself as the club's number one stopper. Now that he's fully recovered from his injury he is available for selection this weekend. The decision will belong to Guillermo Barros Schelotto: stick with Agustín Rossi, who performed so well in the 2-2 draw against River, or hand a start to Andrada?