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Tevez accepts reserve role at Boca Juniors

Boca Juniors

Barcelona-Boca Juniors showcases South America's talent, the gap between domestic leagues

Malcom, Lionel Messi and Rafinha found the back of the net for Barcelona as they cruised to victory over Boca Juniors in the annual Gamper Trophy match.

It would, of course, be silly to draw conclusions from a single, gentle preseason friendly, disputed by two teams a little short of full strength, and which inevitably turned into a parade of second-half substitutions. Even so, Barcelona's 3-0 win Wednesday over Boca Juniors provides more evidence toward a clear conclusion: how rich South American football is, and how poor the continent's club game has become.

Boca Juniors were not disgraced -- and yet they could have lost by a much wider margin....

Carlos Tevez accepts he will not be a starter at Boca Juniors

Boca Juniors' Carlos Tevez
Carlos Tevez rejoined Boca Juniors in January after leaving Shanghai Shenhua.

Carlos Tevez said he accepts that he will not be a regular starter at Boca Juniors this season.

Tevez, who entered as a substitute in the 71st minute of Boca's 6-0 triumph over Alvarado in the Copa Argentina round of 64 on Wednesday, scored the last goal from the penalty spot.

"I'm not the first option for the coach," the former Manchester United and Manchester City striker told TyC Sports after the game.

"I have to give my contribution in the role that I find myself in and I accept it because this...