Fixture of the League Cup 2022: when the classic is played, how were the zones and format

This Tuesday the fixture of the Professional League Cup 2022 was raffled and the new season of Argentine football was defined which will start on the weekend of Friday 11th to Monday 14th of February. Find out what the format of the contest will be, when the La Plata classic will be played, what happens with the averages and everything there is to know.

The president of the League, Marcelo Tinelli, and also the head of the AFA, Claudio Chiqui Tapia, were present at the event. In addition, the leaders of the 28 teams attended, although some did it in person and others via Zoom.

This time the 28 participants will be divided into two zones of 14 clubs each and they will play each other against all.

The best 4 from each zone will qualify for the knockout round that will start from the quarterfinals. The two best classifieds in each group will play against those who occupy the lowest positions in the other area and the keys will be a single match, so in the event of a tie, it will be defined from the twelve steps.

Debut against the Avellaneda teams

On the side of Gymnastics, who had to integrate ZONE A, will make his debut in the competition against Racing as a visitor, while in the second he will receive San Lorenzo de Pedro Troglio in the Forest.

On the side of StudentsIt will be part of ZONE B, it will make its premiere on 1 and 57 before Independiente, and in the second it will be a visitor to Huracán at the Ducó Palace.

1st DATE

Zone A

Banfield – San Lorenzo
Racing – Gymnastics
Newell’s – Defense and Justice
Board of Trustees – Argentines
Union – River
Platense – Workshops
Sarmiento – Atlético Tucumán

Zone B

Hurricane – Lanús
Students – Independent
Arsenal – Rosario Central
Velez – Aldosivi
Boca – Colon
Godoy Cruz – Tiger
Central Córdoba – Barracas Central

This will be the date of the classics

The Professional League Cup will have a date, which will be the seventh, in which all the classics and interzonal pairings will be played. In this way it was defined that Gymnastics will be local in 60 and 118 when it receives Students.

DATE 7: Gymnastics Students

This is how the defined areas were

Zone A

San Lorenzo
Defense and Justice
Athletic Tucuman

Zone B

Godoy Cruz
Central Tents
Central Córdoba
Rosario Central

Averages are back

For this season of Argentine soccer the averages will return since at the end of the season there will be two relegations to the First National, after they were postponed for two years.

When counting the points, it is necessary to bear in mind the campaigns of the Super League 2019/2020, the Super League Cup 2020 -only one game was played-, the League Cup 2021, the Professional League 2021 and the tournaments of season 2022.


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