Vélez 0 – Platense 1: Visitors secure points with win at José Amalfitani

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Platense snatched all three points from Vélez Sarsfield in a 1-0 victory on Monday, at José Amalfitani. Vélez wanted to improve their league standing after a 1-1 draw against Patronato. Platense, on the other hand, were looking to extend their winning run after a 2-1 victory against Godoy Cruz. Following today’s result, Vélez are in 25th place in the table and have 1 point while Platense sit in 1st with 6 points after 2 matches.

After an uneventful first half, Platense continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Gómez, 74 minutes in. They managed to see the match out with a clean sheet and a final score of 1-0.

Substitutions for Vélez included Maximo Perrone, Soñora, Bouzat, Fernández and Pellegrino for Garayalde, Orellano, Cáseres, Jara and Abiel Osorio, repectively. Platense brought on Esquivel, Pignani, Canteros, Tijanovich and Gino for Schor, Bergessio, Alexis Sabella, Zárate and Gómez.

The referee booked Maximo Perrone from Vélez and De Los Santos went off with a red card, while Platense’s Ruíz Díaz also received a yellow.

Vélez will next travel to Racing Club, while Platense will face Gimnasia La Plata at home.

Technical card:
Vélez Sarsfield:Hoyos, Valentín Gómez, De Los Santos, Ortega, Jara (Fernández, min.86), Cáseres (Bouzat, min.67), Garayalde (Maximo Perrone, min.60), Jansón, Orellano (Soñora, min.67), Abiel Osorio (Pellegrino, min.86) and Pratto
Platense:Ledesma, Suso, Ruíz Díaz, Infante, Morgantini, Villalba, Alexis Sabella (Canteros, min.56), Schor (Esquivel, min.46), Gómez (Gino, min.89), Bergessio (Pignani, min.46) and Zárate (Tijanovich, min.85)
Stadium:José Amalfitani
Goals:Gómez (0-1, min. 74)