Esteban Fuertes once again proved that the more experienced players do it better in the Argentine top flight on Sunday, as he scored two goals to give Colón a 3-2 away victory over Godoy Cruz in Mendoza. In what’s becoming a goal-laden weekend, Banfield beat Lanús 2-1 in the clásico del sur, and Tigre won by the same scoreline away to Quilmes. River Plate drew 0-0 with Argentinos Juniors after both had a man sent off in the first half, and Vélez Sarsfield, in a dull match, beat Boca Juniors 1-0 to leave Julio César Falcioni still scratching his head about the makeup of his best team. All the highlights are right here.
Club Deportivo Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba 2 – 3 Colón
Banfield 2 – 1 Lanús
River Plate 0 – 0 Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors
Quilmes Atlético Club 1 – 2 Tigre
Vélez Sarsfield 1 – 0 Boca Juniors
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Short Boca update:
As if the Roman situation wasn’t enough, it’s my impression that with Palermo Boca is nearly playing 10 against 11. Honestly, he can barely move. I like Palermo and I’m a supporter but he is hurting the team now. But, I’m sure Falcioni can’t replace him in the starting eleven due to the outcry. I never thought I would say it, but Viatri ought to be starting. I’ve never been a fan of Viatri’s but he would help Boca now more than Palermo is capable of helping.