This Saturday presented a new day of friendly preparations for the start of the Professional Soccer League Cup, with performances by Estudiantes LP, Vélez Sarsfield, Defensa y Justicia and Rosario Central, among others.
LP STUDENTS VS. ALL BOYS
Estudiantes de La Plata played a friendly at the UNO Stadium against All Boys and beat them 4-1, in the first of the two games, which was played in two 40-minute halves.
The goals of Pincha were scored by Leo Godoy, Lucas Rodríguez, Leandro Díaz and Martín Cauteruccio. Facundo Butti had put All Boys ahead.
Students from La Plata: Mariano Andújar, Leo Godoy (Facundo Mura), Squadrone, Bazzana (Sivetti), Erquiaga (Benedetti), Gómez (Enzo Kalinski), Javier Mascherano (Ayala), Lucas Rodríguez (Leandro Díaz), Diego García (Esteban Obregón), Ángel González (Darío Sarmiento) and Martín Cauteruccio (Federico González).
All Boys: Joaquín Pucheta, Facundo Ardiles, Tomás Oneto, Facundo Butti, Facundo Cardozo; Darío Stefanatto, Mirko Ladrón de Guevara; Marco Iacobellis, Ariel Lucero, Miltón Céliz; and Facundo Espósito.
The second game was played in two halves of 20 minutes each and was a triumph for All Boys for the slightest difference, thanks to a goal from Luisning. El Pincha presented many substitutes in this second test.
VÉLEZ VS. DEFENSE AND JUSTICEbr> In addition, Vélez Sarsfield defeated Defense and Justice 1-0, in a match between teams that will debut in the CONMEBOL Sudamericana.
El Fortín will have to face Peñarol from Uruguay, while Halcón de Varela will face Sportivo Luqueño, after being eliminated from CONMEBOL Libertadores.
The winning goal for Pellegrino’s men was the work of Cristian Tarragona, about the end of the game.
These were the teams’ formations:
Vélez first formation: Alexander Domínguez; Tomás Guidara, Emiliano Amor, Luis Abram and Hernán De La Fuente; Fernando Gago, Facundo Cáseres and Federico Mancuello; Guido Mainero, Juan Martín Lucero and Lucas Janson.
Velez second lineup: Lucas Hoyos; Joaquín García, Miguel Brizuela, Lautaro Giannetti and Francisco Ortega; Mauro Pittón, Ricky Álvarez and Pablo Galdames; Agustín Bouzat, Cristian Tarragona and Ricky Centurión.
Defense and Justice: Ezequiel Unsain, Franco Paredes, Juan Rodríguez, Nahuel Gallardo; Ciro Rius, Nelson Acevedo, Braian Romero, Marcelo Benítez; Gabriel Hachen, Francisco Pizzini and Eugenio Isnaldo.
CENTRAL ROSARY VS. SARMIENTO
Rosario Central fell to Sarmiento de Junín 1-0 in a match played at the Gigante de Arroyito.
El Canalla fell by the minimum by a goal scored by Sojero forward Mauro Albertengo.
The party formations:
Rosario Central: Ayala; Laso, Novaretti, Bottinelli, Blanco; Marinelli (Zabala), Ojeda (Infantino), Villagra; Lo Celso (Martínez Dupuy); Gamba and Ferreyra.
Sarmiento: Manuel Vicentini; Braian Salvareschi, Facundo Castet, Yamil Garnier; Federico Vismara, Federico Mancinelli, Jonatan Torres, Gabriel Graciani, Mauro Albertengo, Sergio Quiroga, Francisco Molina.
The second friendly match ended 1-1, with goals from Ignacio Russo for Canalla and Benjamin Borasi for Sarmiento.
NEWELL’S VS. COLON
Rosario’s other team, Newell’s Old Boys defeated Colón de Santa Fe 2-1.
For Leprosy Sebastián Palacios scored a double, while for the Sabalero, Pulga Rodríguez deducted from a penalty.
Newell’s Old Boys: Aguerre; Gabrielli, Fontanini, Gentiletti, Bittolo; Pérez, Maccari, Moreno; Palacios, M. Rodríguez and Castro.
Colon SF: Burian; Nardelli, Garcés, Delgado; Vigo, Góez, Bernardi, Meza; Farías, Rodríguez and Viatri.
CENTRAL CÓRDOBA (SE) VS. BELGRANO
Finally, Central Córdoba from Santiago del Estero played two friendlies against Belgrano de Córdoba, with a win for each. The first was 1-0 for the Railroad and the second was 2-1 for the Pirate.