It was a pressure scenario for River. Many pressures triggered by the defeat in Cordova in view of workshops during the past weekend, due to his doubts in the game and due to the previous victory of the shooting guard San Lorenzo approaching only two points. In this context, the team Martin Demichelis, without having too much left over, he knew how to play and resolve the situation. Thus he managed to maintain his comfortable leadership with a five-unit advantage in the Argentine league.
River needed to assert himself Monumental before the fragile Platense of Martin Palermo. And the millionaires started hitting one of those blows that unlock everything. At two minutes, Pablo Solari overflowed, put the center back and Miguel Borja anticipated at the near post.
Platense he seemed in shock. River immediately added another chance that she did not take advantage of. But suddenly, in a corner, the millionaires doubted and everything evened out. Franco Armani It was halfway in the center and Ronaldo Martínez nailed a pumped header, the one for the tie.
TO River it was difficult for him to find clarity in the elaboration circuit. He joined passes, but he lacked speed and change of pace. Platense slowly he settled down. Demichelis in the second half he took out Enzo Perez and put Matías Suárez. Until Solari drew another center and arose Nacho Fernandez to set the second. The goal that ensured the victory and the comfortable leadership.
In the other games on Sunday, the Cordoba classic between Belgrano and Workshops ended 1-1. Sarmiento and Huracán also tied 0-0, while Colón and Barracas Central finished 1-1.
Closed the 17th date, River He continues as the only leader with 40 points and maintains the five difference over the only escort San Lorenzo, who adds 35. Third were Talleres and Estudiantes with 31. Rosario Central has 30 and Defense and Justice 29. The other three big ones? Boca is 10th with 24, Racing is 22nd with 18 and Independiente is 24th with 17.