For its part, River thrashed Unión in Santa Fe by 1-5
Lanús beat Colón 1-0, and Huracán and Atlético Tucumán drew goalless
Boca Juniors prevailed at home by 1-3 against Barracas Central and climbed to the top of the classification of the Argentine Professional Football League Tournament, while River Plate not only managed to convert its first goal in the tournament but also thrashed Union 1-5in Santa Fe.
With goals from Colombian Sebastián Villa, Guillermo Pol Fernández and Exequiel Zeballos, the ‘Xeneize’ added his third victory of the championship against a rival that had achieved the transitory tie through Neri Bandiera and that ended with ten players due to the expulsion of Dylan Glaby.
After this result, Boca Juniors adds nine points to overcome escorts Estudiantes, Platense, Newell’s Old Boys and Banfieldwhich this Sunday won 0-1 against Tigre with a goal by Jesús Dátolo.
In another of the matches played today, River Plate not only managed to convert its first goal but also scored five for the 1-5 victory against Unión in Santa Fe.
Julián Álvarez, in duplicate, Braian Romero, Enzo Fernández and Agustín Palavecino they converted for the winning team, while Mariano Peralta Bauer scored the only goal for those led by Uruguayan Gustavo Munúa.
In the remaining duels on Sunday, Lanus beat Colon 1-0 with a goal from Lautaro Acosta, while Huracán and Atlético Tucumán sealed a goalless draw.
On Friday, at the beginning of this fourth day, Arsenal drew 1-1 with Talleres de Córdoba while Sarmiento de Junín beat Patronato de Paraná 3-1.
The fourth day will continue this Monday with five games where two of the four escorts will appear: Students will visit Independiente and Newell’s Old Boys will receive Argentinos Juniors in Rosarioin addition to the outstanding crossing of Gimnasia against Racing Club and the presentation of Rosario Central as a visitor against Vélez in anticipation of the arrival of Carlos Tevez as the new coach.
On Tuesday, finally, Platense will play in Mar del Plata against Aldosivi and San Lorenzo will visit Central Córdoba in Santiago del Estero.