Vélez 1-0 Barracas C.: Narrow home win secured in tight encounter

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Vélez Sarsfield banked all three points against the Barracas C. in a 1-0 victory on Monday, at Jose Amalfitani. Vélez were hoping to get something from this game after losing their last match 2-0 to CA Tigre while Barracas C. were looking to extend their winning run after a 3-1 victory against Godoy Cruz. Vélez and Barracas C. sit 27th, (16 points) and 18th, (27 points), in the table respectively, after 21 matches.

Vélez started strongly in the first half, when Walter Bou found the net, 28 minutes in. They then managed to see out the first half 1-0. Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 1-0 at full time.

Substitutions for Vélez included Abiel Osorio, Luca Orellano, Diego Valentin Gomez and Santiago Castro for Lucas Pratto, Julian Fernandez, Walter Bou and Lucas Janson, respectively. Barracas C. brought on Dylan Emanuel Glaby, Cristian Colman and Pablo Mouche for Neri Bandiera, Maximiliano Rodriguez and Carlos Alfredo Arce.

There were bookings for Mateo Seoane, Lucas Janson and Abiel Osorio from Vélez. For Barracas C., Carlos Alfredo Arce, Bruno Sepulveda, Gonzalo Ezequiel Paz and Nicolas Ferreyra saw yellow.

Vélez will next play Boca away, with Barracas C. facing Gimnasia La Plata at home.

Technical card:
Vélez Sarsfield:Leonardo Burian, Leonardo Jara, Miguel Brizuela, Matias De los Santos, Francisco Ortega, Nicolas Garayalde, Mateo Seoane, Julian Fernandez (Luca Orellano, min.61), Walter Bou (Diego Valentin Gomez, min.80), Lucas Janson (Santiago Castro, min.81) and Lucas Pratto (Abiel Osorio, min.61)
Barracas C.:Rodrigo Saracho, Maximiliano Rodriguez (Cristian Colman, min.46), Gonzalo Ezequiel Paz, Nicolas Ferreyra, Juan Ignacio Diaz, Facundo Mater, Ivan Tapia, Carlos Alfredo Arce (Pablo Mouche, min.65), Fernando Valenzuela, Neri Bandiera (Dylan Emanuel Glaby, min.46) and Bruno Sepulveda
Stadium:Jose Amalfitani
Goals:Walter Bou (1-0, min. 28)