Godoy Cruz 0-1 Boca: Juniors continue red-hot form with road win

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Boca eased past Godoy Cruz in a 1-0 victory on Saturday at Estadio Malvinas Argentinas. Godoy Cruz were looking to get back to winning ways after losing 3-1 to Barracas C. in their previous fixture. Boca had to settle for a draw 0-0 against Defensa and Justicia. Godoy Cruz and Boca currently occupy 7th and 1st spots in the table, with 32 points and 39 points respectively after 21 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Boca, when Luca Daniel Langoni found the net just before half-time, saw out the first half 1-0. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 1-0.

Substitutions for Godoy Cruz included Enzo Larrosa, Tomas Castro Ponce, Gabriel Vega, Nestor Breitenbruch and Santiago Paiva for Tadeo Allende, Valentin Burgoa, Gonzalo Abrego, Pier Barrios and Salomon Rodriguez, respectively. Boca brought on Maximiliano Ezequiel Zalazar, Cristian Medina, Javier Morales and Esteban Rolon for Luca Daniel Langoni, Martin Payero, Oscar Romero and Guillermo Fernandez.

There were bookings for Pier Barrios, Jose Canale and Martin Ojeda from Godoy Cruz, and Guillermo Fernandez, Maximiliano Ezequiel Zalazar, Agustin Sandez, Esteban Rolon and Gabriel Aranda, for Boca.

Godoy Cruz will play their next fixture away against Banfield, while Boca will face Vélez Sarsfield at home.

Technical card:
Godoy Cruz:Diego Rodriguez, Pier Barrios (Nestor Breitenbruch, min.68), Gianluca Ferrari, Jose Canale, Franco Negri, Gonzalo Abrego (Gabriel Vega, min.65), Nelson Acevedo, Valentin Burgoa (Tomas Castro Ponce, min.47), Tadeo Allende (Enzo Larrosa, min.46), Martin Ojeda and Salomon Rodriguez (Santiago Paiva, min.82)
Boca:Agustin Rossi, Marcelo Weigandt, Gabriel Aranda, Facundo Roncaglia, Agustin Sandez, Guillermo Fernandez (Esteban Rolon, min.83), Alan Varela, Oscar Romero (Javier Morales, min.83), Martin Payero (Cristian Medina, min.76), Luca Daniel Langoni (Maximiliano Ezequiel Zalazar, min.56) and Luis Vazquez
Stadium:Estadio Malvinas Argentinas
Goals:Luca Daniel Langoni (0-1, min. 40)