“La Bombonera does not tremble, it beats“is one of the mottos of the legendary Boca Juniors Athletic Club stadium, which has also become an obligatory stop for the entire soccer world, who dreams of knowing Brandsen 805 to personally verify what so much is said about the pressure of their swollen there.
That pressure used to scare the rivals who landed on the land located in the La Boca neighborhood with more insecurities than certainties, so historically it has cost the clubs a lot to be able to get a good result from there, but since the public could not be present due to the coronavirus pandemic, everything changed.
Since Boca could not bring people into their stadium, the “Xeneize” played 28 official matches, without counting the one that will play tonight against Columbus, which will be the last of that style, at least for now, and the sum of draws and defeats ended up beating the victories, contrary to its historical record in La Bombonera.
They were 10 wins, 13 draws and 5 losses during the pandemic, with a total of points obtained of 51 percent, barely exceeding half of the total: if we compare it with the results from 2000 there, the results will be very evident.
From that year onwards, Boca won 293 games in their stadium, tied 113 and lost 64: the sum of those tied and lost it is not even close to the number of victories, which reflects that without its people it has been difficult to obtain positive results much more than the bill.
“I played with the full Bombonera for almost five years, I don’t remember a game that had a space, that lacked people. For me that was Boca. Now, everything is very different without an audience, they cheer you up much easier. I hope the boys feel that support on our court and can do things even better than they have been doing, “he said. Jorge “Patron” Bermúdez, putting the mentioned numbers into words. We’ll see if everything changes when “La 12” and company return to cheer on their team.