Newell’s del ‘Mono’ Burgos draws its second consecutive game

The Newell’s Old Boys who drives German Burgos, which came from a goalless draw against Union in the debut of ‘el Mono’ as a coach, he equaled this Monday by 2-2 against Athletic Tucuman at the close of the seventh day of the Professional Football League and remains penultimate in Zone B.

The Rosario team won with a goal from Franco Negri at 33 minutes, but in the second half Atlético Tucumán first tied with a goal from Augusto Lotti at 55 minutes and then went ahead thanks to Guillermo Ortíz, who converted at 80 minutes .

At 86, Cristian Lema scored Newell’s second goal and saved the Burgos team from defeat.

Newell’s is 12th of thirteen teams with three points, just ahead of Patronato, which lost all seven games.

Atlético de Tucumán is eleventh with six.

This Monday another two games were played: San Lorenzo beat Estudiantes de La Plata 2-0 for Zone A and Huracán and Gimnasia de La Plata drew 1-1 for Zone B.

Estudiantes missed the chance to get into the qualifying zone and was sixth in Zone A with eleven points, the same number as fifth: River Plate, which on Sunday tied with Racing Club without goals.

The Academia, Banfield and Central Córdoba de Santiago del Estero have twelve points and the only leader is Colón, who with 19 units out of 21 possible remains the only undefeated in the tournament.

Thanks to the victory, San Lorenzo was tenth with eight units and still has a chance to fight for a place in the next instance.

The winning goals were the work of Nicolás Fernández and Juan Ramírez.

In the 1-1 draw between Huracán and Gimnasia scored Lucas Merolla, for the locals, and the Uruguayan Brahian Alemán, for the visitors.

Huracán is ninth with eight points and Gimnasia seventh with 10 points, the same amount as Boca Juniors, which on Sunday drew 1-1 with Independiente.

Vélez leads Zone B with 16 units followed by Independiente and Lanús, with 13, and Defensa y Justicia y Unión, with 11.

In the absence of six days, River Plate and Boca Juniors, fifth and sixth of Zones A and B, respectively, are for now outside the classification zone for the next phase because only the best four of each group qualify.