Juniors capped off a perfect week with their third win in a series by beating 2-0 away at Hurricane and be very close to ensuring qualification for the quarterfinals of the Professional League Cup.
With goals from Franco Soldano and Gonzalo Maroni, the ‘Xeneize’ managed to prevail at the Tomás Adolfo Ducó stadium and claimed second place in Group B with 19 points to three from Vélez Sarsfield, who will visit Lanús this Sunday.
After their victory last Saturday against Atlético Tucumán and Wednesday’s triumph against Bolívar in La Paz in their Copa Libertadores debut, Miguel Ángel Russo’s men crowned a great week with another joy.
In this same area, in the last turn of this Saturday, Unión and Independiente equalized at zero to leave the ‘Red’ in the classification zone and the local Santa Fe outside the four that go to the definition of the championship.
In this same group, Patronato won 1-0 at home against Sarmiento de Junín but is still in the well of the classification, while in Zone A they equaled 1-1 Argentinos Juniors and Banfield. In this last game there was a particular expulsion of Colombian Mauricio Cuero for spitting on Miguel Torrén.
However, the Banfield forward in his networks ruled out that he had salivated his rival and accused him of insulting him with discriminatory expressions.
“I want to clarify what happened today in the game. My intention was never to spit on the rival, after having received insults of discrimination I only wanted to tell him that there was no need to insult me like that,” said the Colombian on his Twitter account .
“At that moment I spit towards the floor to one side of where the player is and with the simulation of the rival, the central judge turns around and believed that he had spit on him. I know the kind of person I am and with the values that I was raised with. , so I stay calm and with a peaceful conscience “, the Colombian completed.
The eleventh day, which began on Friday with Godoy Cruz’s 1-0 victory against Central Córdoba de Rosario, will continue this Sunday with six games where the classic between River Plate and San Lorenzo, the Racing Club duel against Colón stand out. and the aforementioned Lanús crossing in front of Vélez Sarsfield.