With this victory he is assured of remaining the leader of Zone 1
San Lorenzo, for its part, achieved a draw in extremis against Huracán
Independiente beat Racing Club 0-2 this Saturday in a new edition of the Avellaneda Classic and precipitated the departure of Fernando Gago from the technical leadership of the ‘Academy’, in one of the outstanding matches this Saturday for the seventh interzonal matchday of the Argentine Football Professional League Cup.
With goals from Alexis Canelo and Braian Martínez, from a penalty, The ‘Rojo’ led by Carlos Tevez achieved a valuable victory in the ‘Cilindro de Avellaneda’ and unleashed the fury of the local supporters against his squad and the coaching staff led by Fernando Gago, who informed the leadership and his team that he was taking a step aside.
After this victory, Independiente made sure to remain the leader of Zone 1, while Racing continues as the leader of Zone 2 although it could be surpassed when this date number 7 called “the classics” is completed.
San Lorenzo, for its part, achieved a draw ‘in extremis’ against Huracán in the ‘Nuevo Gasómetro’ with a penalty converted by the Paraguayan Adam Bareiro, a brand new summons from Daniel Garnero for the Guaraní team for the next double date of the South American Qualifiers.
Ignacio Pussetto put ‘Globo’ ahead but Bareiro established the final tie and consequent distribution of points, in a duel that had the former Dutch striker and world figure: Ruud van Nisterlrooy as a luxury spectator.
The former Manchester United and Real Madrid, among others, traveled to Argentina for this special weekend of football that will deposit him this Sunday at ‘La Bombonera’ to be a special guest for the Superclásico between Boca Juniors and River Plate.
This is a new edition of the greatest duel in Argentine football in ‘La Bombonera’ will face ‘Xeneize’ who have just tied with Palmeiras in the first leg of the Copa Libertadores semi-finals, while the ‘Millonario’ arrives weakened by an internal crisis after the eliminations in the Libertadores and the Argentine Cup.
This Saturday, in addition to Independiente’s victory against Racing and San Lorenzo’s draw with Huracán, there was other classics with agonizing 1-0 triumphs: Rosario Central against Newell’s Old Boys with the goal from Ignacio Malcorra and Banfield against Lanús with the goal from Juan Bisanz.
The day, which began on Friday with Tigre’s goalless draw with Vélez and also had Arsenal’s 1-0 victory against Defensa y Justicia This Sunday, in addition to the Superclásico, there will be three other derbies: Colón-Unión from Santa Fe, Estudiantes-Gimnasia from La Plata and Talleres-Belgrano from Córdoba.
Finally, This seventh day will be completed on Monday with four duels with the outstanding Platense-Argentinos Juniors.