Newell’s 1-0 Argentinos: Early goal secures the three points for Old Boys

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Newell’s enjoyed a mesmerising home victory against Argentinos Juniors at Estadio Marcelo Bielsa on Tuesday. Both teams arrived fresh from some positive results. Newell’s were keen to hang onto their position at the top of league and extend their winning run, following a 1-0 victory against Talleres Córdoba. Argentinos had been hopeful of extending their winning run, after a 2-1 victory against Independiente. As it stands, Newell’s are currently 1st with 10 points from 4 matches, while Argentinos sit in 12th, with 6 points from 4.

Newell’s started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, with a goal from Willer Ditta early in the first half, ending the first half 1-0. Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 1-0 at full time.

Substitutions for Newell’s included Juan Fernando Garro, Genaro Rossi, Luciano Cingolani and Marcos Portillo for Francisco Agustin Gonzalez, Juan Manuel Garcia, Ramiro Sordo and Juan Sforza, repectively. Argentinos brought on Gaston Veron, Jose Maria Herrera, Javier Cabrera, Mateo Coronel and Matias Alejandro Galarza, to replace Gabriel Avalos, Mariano Bittolo, Gabriel Florentin, Gabriel Carabajal and Franco Moyano.

There were bookings for Willer Ditta, Juan Sforza and Julian Fernandez from Newell’s. For Argentinos, Gabriel Florentin, Jose Maria Herrera, Fausto Vera, Luciano Sanchez and Miguel Torren saw yellow.

Newell’s will play away against Estudiantes La Plata, while Argentinos will face Arsenal de Sarandi at home.

Technical card:
Newell’s Old Boys:Ramiro Macagno, Willer Ditta, Armando Mendez, Facundo Mansilla, Juan Manuel Garcia (Genaro Rossi, min.72), Julian Fernandez, Juan Sforza (Marcos Portillo, min.82), Leonel Vangioni, Francisco Agustin Gonzalez (Juan Fernando Garro, min.54), Gustavo Velazquez and Ramiro Sordo (Luciano Cingolani, min.72)
Argentinos Juniors:Federico Lanzillotta, Luciano Sanchez, Miguel Torren, Lucas Villalba, Mariano Bittolo (Jose Maria Herrera, min.46), Fausto Vera, Franco Moyano (Matias Alejandro Galarza, min.66), Thiago Nuss, Gabriel Carabajal (Mateo Coronel, min.66), Gabriel Florentin (Javier Cabrera, min.46) and Gabriel Avalos (Gaston Veron, min.29)
Stadium:Estadio Marcelo Bielsa
Goals:Willer Ditta (1-0, min. 6)