With a goal from Edinson Cavani, Boca Juniors beat Vélez 1-0 at La Bombonera and returned to victory

With a goal from Edinson Cavani, Boca Juniors beat Vélez 1-0 at La Bombonera and returned to victory
With a goal from Edinson Cavani, Boca Juniors beat Vélez 1-0 at La Bombonera and returned to victory

Boca Juniors he beat him 1-0 to Velez Sarsfield in The Bombonera thanks to a goal Edinson Cavani and returned to victory in the Professional League. The match ended with some complaints to referee Fernando Echenique, who ended up sending off the Uruguayan striker. Christian Ordóñez.

It was a victory suffered for the set of Diego Martinez, who arrived questioned by the last defeat in Vicente López against Platense, which left him in an uncomfortable position. It cost the local team the game against a rival who, when attacked, caused problems for the defense, but who did not know how to breach the goal. Sergio Romeroauthor of two key saves against Brian Romero and Valentin Gomez.

However the Xeneize played better in the second half and took a fair victory, after the scoring header of Cavani at 16 minutes. He Bullfighter He placed the ball over goalkeeper Lautaro Garzón, slightly ahead, and scored the only goal of the match.

The game had moments of friction, good intentions from both teams, but it was not attractive, with few goals scored. It was even eventful, since Thomas Marchiori He had to be replaced after 6 minutes due to an injury and in the end, Aaron Anselminowho had entered in place of Pol Fernández, left crying due to pain in his leg.

* Incidents at the end of the match

At the end of the game, Echenique was the protagonist when he expelled Cavani and Ordóñez after a clash in the middle of the field. The Vélez midfielder pushed the Boca forward from behind and the Uruguayan reacted with a slap to Valentín Gómez, who had held him by the waist so that he would not attack his teammate.

The meeting ended with heightened spirits and heated complaints from the visiting players to the refereebut with the victory for Boca, who managed to recover in their stadium and Now add 7 points. Vélez, meanwhile, was left with 5 units and registers three games without victories.

After the break, for the sixth date of the Professional League, Boca Juniors will visit Defensa y Justicia while Vélez will be home at the José Amalfitani against Talleres de Córdoba.


Referee: Fernando Echenique

Stadium: candy box

TV: ESPN Premium


Córdoba Workshops He rose to the top of the championship after his victory 2-1 in view of Platense in the stadium Mario Alberto Kempes. The team led by Walter Ribonetto took advantage of the defeats of River Plate and Racing to remain at the top of the Professional League and won it thanks to the goals of Bruno Barticciotto and Alejandro Martínez.

At 7 minutes, Ruben Botta enabled with a precise center Barticciottowho headed over the goalkeeper Juan Pablo Cozzani to give the T an advantage. However, at 46, it appeared Franco Minerva for the tie Squid after a powerful shot that went into the near post Guido Herrera.

The Córdoba team scored again in the 70th minute with a great goal from Alejandro Martínez, who entered the area and with a strong left-footed shot left Cozzani immobile for the final 2-1. The local public celebrated a valuable victory that leaves Talleres as the sole leader of the tournament, with 13 points.

On the sixth date of the Professional League, which will be played on July 21, Talleres will be a visitor to Vélez in Liniers while Platense will travel to Santiago del Estero to visit Central Córdoba.


Referee: Fernando Espinoza

Stadium: Mario Alberto Kempes

TV: TNT Sports

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