Independiente 1-3 CA Platense: Visitors extend unbeaten form after early setback

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CA Platense defeated Independiente 3-1 on Tuesday at Libertadores de America. Independiente arrived at the match looking pick up points after losing their last match 3-1 to Patronato.

Independiente started the match well, with a goal from Lucas Rodriguez at the 22 minute mark. However, their celebrations were kept brief, as Alexis Sabella equalised for just before halftime. The first half ended 1-1.

continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, when Horacio Tijanovich found the net, 72 minutes in. then netted once more and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Vicente Taborda just before the final whistle with a final score of 3-1.

Substitutions for Independiente included Gabriel Hachen, Juan Cazares and Damian Batallini for Lucas Gonzalez, Alan Sonora and Leandro Fernandez, repectively.

Technical card:
Independiente:Sebastian Sosa, Alex Vigo, Juan Insaurralde, Sergio Barreto, Lucas Rodriguez, Leandro Fernandez (Damian Batallini, min.76), Lucas Gonzalez (Gabriel Hachen, min.58), Ivan Marcone, Lucas Romero, Alan Sonora (Juan Cazares, min.58) and Leandro Benegas
CA Platense:Marcos Ledesma, Juan Pablo Pignani, Haibrany Ruiz Diaz (Horacio Tijanovich, min.46), Gaston Suso, Nicolas Jorge Morgantini, Carlos Villalba, Ivan Gomez, Ayrton Costa, Mauro Zarate (Sebastian Guerrero, min.83), Alexis Sabella (Ignacio Schor, min.70) and Rodrigo Contreras (Vicente Taborda, min.83)
Stadium:Libertadores de America
Goals:Lucas Rodriguez (1-0, min. 22), Alexis Sabella (1-1, min. 44), Horacio Tijanovich (1-2, min. 72) and Vicente Taborda (1-3, min. 90)