Rosario Central 0-1 Gimnasia: Leaders continue strong start to new season

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Gimnasia La Plata beated Rosario Central 1-0 on Saturday at Estadio Dr. Lisandro de La Torre. Rosario Central were looking to get back their winning ways, following a previous defeat to Vélez Sarsfield. Gimnasia were coming off the back of a 3-1 win against Racing Club. As the table looks today, Rosario Central are in 24th place, with 4 points from 5 matches, while Gimnasia sit in 1st, with 11 points from 5.

After an uneventful first half, Gimnasia continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, when Ramon Sosa gave Gimnasia the lead at the 79 minute mark. When the final wisthle blew, the result was 1-0 to Gimnasia.

Rosario Central brought on Facundo Valentin Buonanotte, Michael Covea and Fernando Torrent for Gino Infantino, Lucas Gamba and Damian Martinez. Gimnasia brought on Alexis Dominguez, Carlos Insaurralde and Guillermo Fratta, to replace Lautaro Chavez, Erik Ramirez and Franco Soldano.

There were bookings for Facundo Almada, Mateo Tanlongo and Christian Baez from Rosario Central. For Gimnasia, Matias Melluso saw yellow.

Rosario Central will next travel to Aldosivi, while Gimnasia will face Defensa and Justicia at home.

Technical card:
Rosario Central:Gaspar Servio, Damian Martinez (Fernando Torrent, min.74), Facundo Almada, Christian Baez, Lautaro Blanco, Walter Montoya, Gino Infantino (Facundo Valentin Buonanotte, min.57), Mateo Tanlongo, Marcelo Benitez, Lucas Gamba (Michael Covea, min.57) and Alejo Veliz
Gimnasia La Plata:Rodrigo Rey, Guillermo Enrique, Oscar Piris, Leonardo Morales, Matias Melluso, Lautaro Chavez (Alexis Dominguez, min.67), Agustin Cardozo, Brahian Aleman, Ramon Sosa, Franco Soldano (Guillermo Fratta, min.90) and Erik Ramirez (Carlos Insaurralde, min.69)
Stadium:Estadio Dr. Lisandro de La Torre
Goals:Ramon Sosa (0-1, min. 79)