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Valdivia: “There is a promotion at stake and we want to win”

A big threat to Magpies will be the Second Division top goalscorer Alberto Valdivia who currently has 17 goals this season – we caught up with the Boca star to get his views on today’s title decider.

Nerves is expected to play a big factor in today’s game – Valdivia replied, “It is normal to be nervous, not just in the final but this time, there is a promotion at stake and we want to win – yes or yes.” 

Valdivia scored in Boca’s 2-1 win over Magpies in February. we asked the Spanish striker if he expects today’s game to be even tougher, “Yes, we are facing the most difficult game of our season. Magpies is a tough opponent that will not make things easy for us, but we are ready for it.”

2018 has been a great year for Boca so far, winning six of their seven league games. How important is form going into a big game? – Valdivia answered, “Collectively we are doing very well as the results speak for themselves and we are ready for the today.” 

Valdivia on his season so far, “On a personal level, I feel very well and in great physical moment but without the help of my colleagues nothing would be possible, we are a very united group – which is the most important thing of all.” 

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