Boca loses at home and River wins as visitor
Boca Juniors fell 2-1 at home against Lanús (a double by Nicolás Orsini, Luqueño’s former attacker) and River Plate won 2-0 away against Banfield, in games held on Friday, because this week the greats of football Argentine will face their Copa Libertadores games. The “Millionaire” climbed to the top of Zone 3. Ignacio Fernández and Robert Rojas converted for the cast of Marcelo Gallardo. The 4th date of the Professional League Cup. Thursday: Atl. Tucumán 2-Racing 0. Friday: Arsenal 2-Unión 3, Boca 1-Lanús 2 and Banfield 0-River 1. Yesterday: Colón 2-Defense and Justice 0, Huracán 1-Vélez 2 and Independiente-Central Córdoba. Today, 17:10: Students-Aldosivi. 19:20: Board of Trustees-Gymnastics. 21:30: San Lorenzo-Argentinos Juniors. Monday, 7:00 p.m.: Godoy Cruz-Central. 21:15: Newell’s-Workshops.
Gómez receives a present as the best defender
The Paraguayan Gustavo Gómez, from Palmeiras, received a present when he was chosen the best defender on the first wheel. The 22nd round of the Brasileirão. Friday: Bragantino 4-Bahía 0. Yesterday: Atl. Paranaense 1-Santos 0, Flamengo 3-Coritiba 1 and Goiás-Palmeiras. Today, 4:00 PM: São Paulo-Vasco and Ceará-Atlético Mineiro. 18:15: Inter-Fluminense and Botafogo-Fortaleza. 20:30: Corinthians-Guild. Tomorrow, 20:00: Sport Recife-Atlético Goianense.
Chelsea beats Miguel Almirón’s Newcastle
Chelsea defeated Newcastle 2-0 yesterday and maintains its title fight aspirations. Paraguayan Miguel Ángel Almirón, whose game is affected by the petty proposal of coach Steve Bruce, entered “Las Urracas” in the 65th minute. The 9th round of the Premier League. Yesterday: Newcastle 0-Chelsea 2, Aston Villa 1-Brighton 2, Tottenham 2-Manchester 0 and Manchester United 1-West Bromwich 0. Today, 09:00: Fulham-Everton. 11:00: Sheffield Utd-West Ham. 13:30: Leeds United-Arsenal. 16:15: Liverpool-Leicester. Tomorrow, 2.30pm: Burnley-Crystal Palace. 17:00: Wolves-Southampton. Top 5: Tottenham 20 points, Chelsea 18, Leicester 18, Liverpool 17 and Southampton 16. Fabian Balbuena’s West Ham is ranked 13, with 11 points and Newcastle is 14, also with 11.
Atlético reaches the lead and moves Barça away from the title
Atlético Madrid beat Barcelona 1-0, a result that allows the rojiblancos to catch up with Real Sociedad in the lead and that takes Barça even further away from the fight that is already nine points away. The 10th round of LaLiga. Friday: Osasuna 1-Huesca 1. Yesterday: Levante 1-Elche 1, Villarreal 1-Real Madrid 1, Sevilla 4-Celta 2 and Atlético Madrid 1-Barcelona 0. Today, 10:00: Eibar-Getafe. 12:15 pm: Cádiz-Real Sociedad. 14:30: Granada-Valladolid. 17:00: Alavés-Valencia. Tomorrow, 17:00: Bilbao-Real Betis. Top 5: Real Sociedad 20, Atlético Madrid 20, Villarreal 19, Real Madrid 17 and Granada 14. Tony Sanabria’s Betis is ranked 9, with 12.
Dortmund takes advantage of the slip of Bayern and Leipzig
Borussia Dortmund, with four goals from Norwegian striker Erling Haaland, won 5-2 on his visit to Hertha Berlin, earning more than draws from Bayern Munich and Leipzig. Omar Alderete played in the cast of the capital. The 8th date of the Bundesliga. Yesterday: Mönchengladbach 1-Augsburg 1, Hoffenheim 3-Stuttgart 3, Bayern 1-Bremen 1, Arminia 1-Leverkusen 2, Shalke 04 0-Wolfsburg 2, Frankfurt 1-Leipzig 1 and Hertha 2-Dortmund 5. Today, 11:30 : Freiburg-Mainz. 14:00: Cologne-Union Berlin. Top 5: Bayern 19, Dortmund 18, Leverkusen 18, Leipzig 17 and Wolfsburg 14. 13th place for Hertha, with 7.
Juventus is one point behind leader Milan
Thanks to their 2-0 win against Cagliari, Juventus moved just one point behind Serie A leaders Milan. Cristiano Ronaldo, author of the two goals, drew with Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the top of the scorers’ classification. The 8th round of Serie A. Yesterday: Crotone 0-Lazio 2, Spezia 0-Atalanta 0 and Juventus 2-Cagliari 0. Today, 08:30: Fiorentina-Benevento. 11:00: Sampdoria-Bologna, Rome-Parma, Verona-Sassuolo and Inter-Torino. 14:00: Udinese-Genoa and 16:45: Napoli-Milan. Top 5: Milan 17, Juventus 16, Sassuolo 15, Napoli 14 and Roma 14. 14th place in Bologna, by Federico Santander, with 6.
Medina converts, but his team is eliminated
New York City was eliminated from Major League Soccer after losing yesterday on penalties against Orlando City 6-1 (1-1). Paraguayan Jesús Manuel Martínez became the tiebreaker for the cast of “La Gran Manzana”.
Granada loses a historical, Paraguayan Fernández
Paraguayan Pedro Fernández, the player with the most appearances for Granada of Spain, died yesterday in the Granada capital at the age of 74. The Guaraní played 170 games with the Los Cármenes team between 1969 and 1978. He is also the foreign player who has played the most games for Granada in any category in the club’s history.