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River United sent off to beat Boca in the derby

River United sent off to beat Boca in the derby

NS River Plate He scored an important victory in the derby against Boca Juniors This Sunday. For round 14 of the second stage of Argentine ChampionshipAt the Monumental de Núñez, the home team won 2-1, a score that does not reflect the superiority of the match, which was even a shout of “olé!” from the crowd.

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Boca Juniors suffered a numerical shortage in the 15th minute. After landing on Pallavicino, defender Marcos Rojo, previouslySporting NS Manchester UnitedHe got a second yellow card and went to shower early.

Taking advantage of the extra player, River Plate scored two goals in the first half with Alvarez. The number 9 shirt opened the scoring with a superb goal in the 25th minute and scored again in the 43rd minute to give the home team a good advantage before the end of the first half.

After the break, River followed better in the match and still had good chances to expand, but was unable to score more goals in the opponent. At his best chance of the final stage, Angiri surrendered with a shot, free in the area, and Simon stamped the bar.

The honor goal was practically the last step of the match. In the 48th minute, Zambrano headed and Armani almost made a great save, but he was unable to prevent the ball from entering.

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All went well: Julian Alvarez

Striker Julian Alvarez was a great name for River Plate in the match. The 21-year-old’s only jersey, formed in the club’s youth categories, scored both goals in the first half and left the home team in a quiet position for the rest of the match.

Bad: Marcos Rojo

With passes for Sporting and Manchester United and 61 games for the Argentine national team in his approach, Marcos Rojo was decisive in the match, but against the team itself. The defender received two yellow cards in 15 minutes, leaving Boca with one less player for most of the derby.

table case

With this win, River Plate leads the Argentine championship, but it may return to the position of deputy leadership if Talleres beat Devenza and Justicia on Monday. Meanwhile, Boca Juniors continues to score 21 points and is in ninth place.

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Upcoming games

In the 15th round, River returns to the field next Saturday (9), when they visit Banfield. Also on Saturday, Boca welcomes Lanos in the Bombonera.

data sheet

Objectives: Alvarez (2) (River Plate) and Zambrano (Boca Juniors)

River Plate: Armani. Casco, Rojas, Diaz and Angeli; Perez, Simon, de la Cruz and Pallavicino (Rollheiser); Alvarez (Suarez) and Romero (Carrascal) (Ponzio). Artistic: Marcelo Gallardo

Boca Juniors: Russian. Advincula, Izquierdos, Rojo and Fabra; Campozano, Gonzalez (Rolon), Almendra (City) and Cardona (Zambrano); Orsini (Vazquez) and Pavon (Molinas). Artistic: Sebastian Battaglia