River reached six units and was three away from the leaders of Zone 1
Boca Juniors added their third defeat in four appearances
The fourth day of the Argentine Football Professional League Cup once again held crossed destinies for River Plate, who beat Arsenal de Sarandí 3-1, and Boca Juniors, who lost 1-0 on Friday during his visit to Defense and Justice.
This Sunday, before more than 80 thousand people, Martín Demichelis’ ‘Millionaire’ regained his smile with a resounding 3-1 victory against Arsenal with two goals from Colombian Miguel Borja, one from a penalty, and the remaining from Uruguayan Nicolás De la Cruz; The discount was made by Juan Bautista Cejas for the visit.
This way, River reached six units and was three away from the leaders of Zone 1: Colón, which beat Rosario Central 2-1 on Friday, and Independiente, which won 1-0 on Thursday against Huracán.
Boca JuniorsMeanwhile, while awaiting the Copa Libertadores semifinal series against Palmeiras at the end of the month, added his third defeat in four presentations in this tournament by losing 1-0 in their visit to Defensa y Justicia, thanks to the solitary goal from Nicolás ‘Uvita’ Fernández.
Florencio Varela’s ‘Halcón’, which also awaits a continental semi-final: of the Copa Sudamericana against Liga de Quito, With this victory, teams with six units were included in a batch to two of the leaders of Zone 2 with eight points: Newell’s Old Boys, who tied 1-1 with Unión, and Racing Club, who also tied 1-1 on Saturday at home against San Lorenzo in the classic of the day.
In other notable results from the red zone to avoid relegation, On Wednesday Gimnasia beat Vélez Sarsfield 2-1 and Sarmiento lost 0-1 against Central Córdoba; On Friday Platense reversed an adverse result and defeated Lanús 2-1; On Friday, Argentinos Juniors, in Pablo Guede’s debut as coach, won 0-1 against Banfield and on Saturday Talleres and Instituto signed a draw with a blank score in an edition of the Córdoba derby.