Velez beat Newell’s Old Boys 1-0 on the first round of the Zone 2 Professional League Cup. The only goal of the match was scored by Juan Lucero.
The local managed the meeting, but could not reflect it on the scoreboard. But at 35 minutes, Juan Lucero scored a real goal to stamp what would be the only goal of the match.
The game turned uphill for Lepra in the second half due to Pablo Pérez being sent off for a double yellow at 56 minutes. Both teams had opportunities to score but failed when they faced the rival goal.
On the next date, Vélez will visit Sarmiernto de Junín. Meanwhile, Newell’s will be local in front of Boca.