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San Lorenzo closes on Old Boys

Carlos Carbonero celebrates his goal for River Plate against All Boys.
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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP)

San Lorenzo moved within a point of league-leading Newell's Old Boys with a 2-0 victory Colon in the Argentine league.

Ignacio Piatti and Juan Ignacio Cavallaro scored second-half goals to improve San Lorenzo to 16 points in eight matches, one behind Newell's. Arsenal and Gimnasia are three points off the lead.


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Newell's retained its league lead with a 1-0 victory over lowly Racing Club on Friday.

River Plate defeated All Boys 1-0 on Sunday to improve to 11 points, getting the winning goal from Carlos Carbonero in the 80th minute.

In other matches Sunday, Quilmes drew 0-0 against Lanus, Estudiantes and Gimnasia drew 1-1 and Boca Juniors played a scoreless draw with Argentinos Juniors.

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