Those from Santa Fe defeated Argentinos Juniors 3-1 and the people from Cordoba did the same against Barracas Central 4-0
The bottom team suffered a new defeat, 1-0 against Atlético Tucumán, and they see relegation too close
The closing of the sixth day of the Argentine League Cup showed Talleres and Colón winning and convincing with their game and Arsenal that, with a new defeat and as the ‘red lantern’ of the Annual Table, looks into the abyss of the First National.
In Zone A, the comfortable victory by 3-1 of Colón about Argentinos Juniors It is his fourth victory to date and positions him as co-leader along with Huracán, with 12 points; but, without a doubt, the most important thing is that it opens up a gap in the relegation places in the accumulated table. The ‘sabaler’ managed to overcome the great goal of the forward of the Buenos Aires team Luciano Gondoutop scorer in the League Cup with six goals, and won in the second half with goals from Ramón Ábila, Damián Batallini and Eric Meza.
Another notable duel was the comfortable victory of Workshops in his match against Central Tents. The ‘T’ resolved the contest with three goals in the first 45 minutes of Ramon Sosa, Lucas Suarez and one in goalkeeper Andrés Desabato’s own goal. The fourth goal came in extra time from Matias Galarza. The Córdoba team is positioned fourth in Zone A, tied on points with River Plate and Argentinos Juniors, while maintaining its second place in the accumulated standings. Those from the Barracas neighborhood remain at the bottom and in a comfortable situation, five points behind the decline overall.
In that group, the day ended with the victory by 1-0 of the Atlético Tucumán before a Arsenal that has lost five of the six games played, and that, with ten points behind, ensures its status as the red lantern in the championship. Meanwhile, the ‘Dean’, with nine points and only one loss, remains in the fight for A and very close to qualifying for the Sudamericana next year.
In the other zone of the League Cup, Godoy Cruz and Racing Club (1-1) They signed a draw that extends their undefeated status. The ‘Expreso’ managed to take the lead in the 53rd minute with a shot from the forward Tadeo Allende, but the expulsion of Chilean full-back Thomas Galdames left the locals with ten with 15 minutes remaining. Fernando Gago’s men took advantage of the numerical superiority and achieved the tie ‘in extremis’ with a goal from the Colombian Roger Martinez in extension time, and they are approaching the Sudamericana positions.
On the other hand, the meeting between Sarmiento and Belgrano ended in a draw and no goals, which maintains the ‘Pirate’s’ undefeated streak in the League Cup and places it as second in its area, two points behind Racing’s leadership. Besides, Platense was imposed by 1-0 al Unionwith a goal Nicolás ‘Pampa’ Servetto. Martín Palermo’s men equal the points of their rival in the group and remain in the middle of the general league table, while the Santa Fe team is close to relegation.
The next day, which will be played between Friday the 29th and Monday the 2nd, will cross both zones and will be dominated by the Argentine soccer classics, including the Boca-River Superclásico, which will be played on Sunday the 1st.