Godoy Cruz 2 – Racing 0: Visitors unable to get win at Malvinas Argentinas

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Godoy Cruz beated Racing Club 2-0 on Sunday at Malvinas Argentinas. Godoy Cruz were hoping to get something from this game, following a previous defeat to Platense. Racing were looking to extend their winning run after a 2-0 victory against CA Huracán. As the table looks today, both teams are on 3 points and sit in 8th and 13th places respectively after 2 matches.

After an uneventful first half, Whatever was said in the dressing room at half time, seemed to have a positive effect on Godoy Cruz who started the second half well, when Rodríguez gave Godoy Cruz the lead at the 53 minute mark. However they weren’t finished yet and Rodríguez made it 2-0 at the 70 minute mark to make it 2-0.

Substitutions for Godoy Cruz included Allende, Breitenbruch, Andrada, Pintado and Badaloni for Barrios, Bullaude, Acevedo, Ojeda and Rodríguez, repectively. Racing brought on Domínguez, Cardona, Prado and Fernandez, to replace Gómez, Facundo Mura, Piovi and Matías Rojas.

The referee booked Barrios, Negri, Acevedo and Rodríguez for Racing. The referee also showed two red cards, for Godoy Cruz to Negri (2 yellow cards) and for Racing to Chancalay.

Godoy Cruz will next travel to Rosario Central, while Racing will face Vélez Sarsfield at home.

Technical card:
Godoy Cruz:Ruso Rodríguez, Ferrari, Barrios (Allende, min.46), Ortíz, López, Negri, Acevedo (Andrada, min.74), Bullaude (Breitenbruch, min.66), Gonzalo Abrego, Rodríguez (Badaloni, min.83) and Ojeda (Pintado, min.83)
Racing Club:Gómez (Domínguez, min.55), Emiliano Insúa, Sigali, Piovi (Prado, min.77), Facundo Mura (Cardona, min.68), Aníbal Moreno, Gómez (Domínguez, min.55), Miranda, Chancalay, Copetti and Matías Rojas (Fernandez, min.77)
Stadium:Malvinas Argentinas
Goals:Rodríguez (1-0, min. 53) and Rodríguez (2-0, min. 70)