Colon de Santa Fe beat this Monday 2-0 to Saint
Lawrence at the close of the second day of the Professional League Cup of Soccer and leads the Zone A with six points along with Banfield and Estudiantes de La Plata.
After just over an hour of an even match and without great emotions, Alexis Castro scored the first goal after a collective play that began in the own goal.
In San Lorenzo, the Paraguayan brothers Ángel and Óscar Romero were substitutes and entered in the second half, when the match was 1-0.
In the last play, Tomás Sandoval made it 2-0 after an error by goalkeeper Fernando Monetti when the visiting team was already completely committed to attack.
This was Diego Dabove’s third game as coach of San Lorenzo and his first defeat, after the victory in the debut and the victory against Liniers for the Argentine Cup.
Huracán and Unión tie and Central Córdoba finally wins
In the other two matches played this Monday, Huracán and Unión drew (1-1) and Central Córdoba got its first victory by beating Atlético de Tucumán by 1-2.
Unión played with a shirt with the image of the former world champion with Argentina and former club player Leopoldo Jacinto Luque, who died on February 15 after contracting coronavirus.
The people from Santa Fe took the lead in the first half with a goal from Martín Cañete, but Huracán achieved equality after a few minutes thanks to a penalty that Andrés Chávez converted.
Atlético Tucumán won 1-0 with a goal from Augusto Lotti, but Milton Giménez and Leonardo Sequeira turned the score around with their goals.
The most outstanding matches of the day
After starting without victories, Boca Juniors and River Plate achieved two wins against Newell’s Old Boys (0-1) and Rosario Central (3-0).
In addition, Juan Antonio Pizzi’s Racing Club drew agonizingly 2-2 against Fernando Gago’s Aldosivi, Julio César Falcioni’s Independiente beat Patronato at home 0-1 in Paraná and Platense celebrated his return to the football elite Argentine with a victory in the classic by 0-1 against Argentinos Juniors.
Plenary of five teams: six points out of six possible
Only five teams achieved the ideal score of six points from two victories.
In Group A, Lanús won 2-1 against Defensa and Justicia in the reissue of the last final of the Copa Sudamericana, while Vélez defeated recently promoted Sarmiento 1-2 in Junín.
For Zone B, meanwhile, the current runner-up Banfield beat Arsenal de Sarandí 2-2 on Friday with two goals from Giuliano Galoppo, the top scorer of the tournament with three targets, while Estudiantes beat with authority 0-2 a Godoy Cruz, in Mendoza.
This Monday, at the end of the day, Colón equaled them with the victory against San Lorenzo.