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

consecutive loss.

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

Estudiantes (14).

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.