Argentine League Roundup, Mar. 13
Independiente took the lead in Argentina’s Clausura tournament by
defeating Chacarita Juniors 1-0 on Saturday.
Veteran defender Eduardo Tuzzio’s fourth-minute header was
enough to give Independiente its fourth straight victory. Despite
pressing for the equalizer throughout, Chacarita suffered its third
Independiente leads with 20 points, two ahead of Godoy Cruz,
which defeated defeated Atletico Tucuman on Friday 2-1. The two
leaders are followed by Velez Sarsfield (15), Banfield (15) and
In other Saturday resuluts, it was: Estudiantes 2, Newell’s
Old Boys 0; Colon 1, Gimnasia 1; Banfield 0, Arsenal 0.
Four game are set for Sunday to complete the ninth round:
River Plate vs. Huracan, Rosario Central vs. San Lorenzo, Tigre vs.
Boca Juniors, Racing vs. Argentinos Juniors.