Independiente 0-0 Rosario Central: Rosario come up short in front of goal again

Photo Credit: AP

On Saturday, Independiente and Rosario Central were held to a 0-0 draw at Libertadores de America. Independiente were hoping to get something from this game after losing their last match 1-0 to Racing Club. Rosario Central were coming off the back of a 1-0 win against CA Sarmiento. After today’s result, both teams are on 8 points and sit in 21st and 22nd places respectively after 8 matches.

Substitutions for Independiente included Damian Batallini, Santiago Hidalgo and Rodrigo Marquez for Alan Sonora, Leandro Fernandez and Tomas Agustin Pozzo, repectively. Rosario Central brought on Alejo Veliz, Franco Frias, Alan Marinelli and Alan Marinelli for Jhonatan Candia, Ignacio Malcorra, Facundo Valentin Buonanotte and Facundo Valentin Buonanotte.

There were bookings for Alex Vigo, Leandro Fernandez, Tomas Agustin Pozzo and Lucas Romero from Independiente, and Walter Montoya, Facundo Valentin Buonanotte, Lautaro Blanco and Alejo Veliz, for Rosario Central.

Independiente will next travel to Defensa and Justicia, while Rosario Central will face Newell’s Old Boys at home.

Technical card:
Independiente:Sebastian Sosa, Alex Vigo, Juan Insaurralde, Sergio Barreto, Lucas Rodriguez, Tomas Agustin Pozzo (Rodrigo Marquez, min.77), Alan Sonora (Damian Batallini, min.64), Lucas Romero, Ivan Marcone, Leandro Fernandez (Santiago Hidalgo, min.64) and Facundo Ferreyra
Rosario Central:Gaspar Servio, Ismael Cortez, Christian Baez, Facundo Almada, Lautaro Blanco, Facundo Valentin Buonanotte (Alan Marinelli, min.90), Ignacio Malcorra (Franco Frias, min.74), Walter Montoya, Gino Infantino, Jhonatan Candia (Alejo Veliz, min.59), Mateo Tanlongo and Alan Marinelli
Stadium:Libertadores de America