Newell’s Old Boys drew goalless with Racing Club
Another blank scoreboard put an end to the match between Gimnasia and Colón de Santa Fe
Boca Juniors got this Saturday an invigorating 1-0 win against Talleres de Córdoba to cut a series of three consecutive defeats in one of the outgoing matches of the eighth day of the Tournament of the Professional League of Argentine soccer.
With a solitary goal from Marcos Rojo, from a penalty, the ‘Xeneize’ got a tight victory against the Cordoba cast in the Bombonera and put an end to a series of three setbacks in a row who had joined the elimination in the round of 16 of the Copa Libertadores against Corinthians at home.
After this result the Boca climbed to tenth position by totaling 12 units to four of the leaders Newell’s Old Boys, Atlético Tucumán and Argentinos Juniors.
In other results of the Saturday session, precisely Newell’s Old Boys equalized without opening the scoreboard with Racing Clubthe same result that Independiente and Rosario Central recorded, in the game that marked the debut of Claudio Graf’s interim role on the bench of ‘Rojo’ after the departure of Eduardo Domínguez.
another draw with a blank scoreboard is the one recorded by Gimnasia and Colón de Santa Fewhile Argentinos Juniors climbed to the top of the table thanks to a 1-3 away win against Barracas Central.
On Friday, meanwhile, Atlético Tucumán had defeated Aldosivi 0-1 in Mar del Plata, Sarmiento had beaten Defense and Justice 2-0 and Arsenal had tied 1-1 with Platense.
On Thursday, at the beginning of this eighth date, the Board of Trustees had achieved a hopeful 1-3 win against Central Córdobain Santiago del Estero, necessary to feed the dream of avoiding relegation.
On Sunday, finally, this date will be completed with another five games with outgoing crosses: Banfield at home against San Lorenzo and Vélez Sarsfield receiving River Platewhile they complete the Unión-Huracán, the Godoy Cruz-Lanús and the Tigre-Estudiantes.