Independiente won 1-0 in their visit to Central Córdoba, for the first date of zone 2 of the Professional League Cup. The only goal in the match was scored by Claudio Riaño, against, and the figure of the match was goalkeeper Sebastián Sosa, who was largely responsible for Rojo’s victory.
Pusineri’s team began its journey in the brand new Argentine soccer championship at the Alfredo Terrera stadium in Santiago del Estero, in the group that it also shares with Colón and with Defensa y Justicia. And he quickly took the lead with a goal against at 8 minutes of play.
It was a deflection from Claudio Riaño, who tried to clear it and ended up putting the ball inside the goal defended by Alejandro Sánchez.
The draw for the locals was very close, when it was almost half an hour into the game, but Sosa had a spectacular intervention and saved Avellaneda’s team.
At the end of the first half, luck was back on Independiente’s side when the stick said no to Pablo Argañaraz.
In a second half with less deployment in his game, Red almost did not generate danger in the area of the premises and the Uruguayan goalkeeper was once again the protagonist with a great cover. Thus, Red reached him with so much against to take the three points of Santiago del Estero.
Independiente’s starting eleven was made up of: Sebastián Sosa, Sergio Barreto, Alan Franco, Thomas Ortega, Gonzalo Asis, Andrés Roa, Lucas González, Juan Pacchini, Nicolás Messiniti, Brian Martínez and Domingo Blanco. In the second stage, Federico Martínez and Lucas Romero entered.
Those who entered from the start for Central Córdoba were: Alejandro Sánchez, Nahuel Banegas, Oscar Salómon, Jonathan Bay, Ismael Quílez, Ariel Rojas, Cristian Vega, Juan Vieyra, Juan Galeano, Pablo Argañaraz and Claudio Riaño. The changes for the locals were Sebastián Ribas, Francisco Cerro and Nahuel Barrios.