ESPN.com presents the best of a new day of the League Tournament 2021 of Argentine soccer.
THE GAMES OF DATE 8:
BOARD OF TRUSTEES 1-1 BANFIELD
The Patron lost all three points at home against the always difficult Drill from Sanguinetti, but he continues to add and remains in the upper half of the table. He won it with a goal from Delgadillo, but Pons put the final 1-1 in the last minutes of the clash played in Paraná.
COLÓN DE SANTA FE 1-1 SARMIENTO (J)
The champion missed the chance to climb, albeit momentarily to the top of the table, but he could also have lost at home to Verde de Junín, who started out winning. Mainero opened the scoring in the first half and Ferreira found it 1-1 at the start of the complement. Sarmiento had not yet joined as a visitor.
ATLÉTICO TUCUMÁN 2-0 INDEPENDENT
The Dean gave the blow and defeated the one who arrived as the only leader of the championship with a flurry of goals.
RACING CLUB 0-0 CENTRAL CÓRDOBA (SDE)
After the fall of Independiente in Tucumán, La Academia could remain as the only leader but did not go beyond the goalless draw against Ferroviario.
CENTRAL ROSARIO vs. ARSENAL DE SARANDÍ
Wednesday – 14:15 (FOX Sports Premium)
After the equality in the classic, the Scoundrel was in the last position of the standings with only four points out of 21 possible. In the opposite sidewalk will be precisely the one who only surpasses it by one point, Arsenal de Sarandí. The Viaducto team has just been thrashed by Racing and will seek its second victory in this championship.
DEFENSE AND JUSTICE vs. NEWELL’S OLD BOYS
Wednesday – 16:30 (FOX Sports Premium & ESPN)
El Falcón is on the rise, after a poor start to the League Tournament. It comes after equalizing as a visitor against Independiente in a match that was close to winning. La Lepra tied the classic 1 to 1 against Central and knows that three points would give it the chance to catch on again at the top of the table.
LANÚS vs. GYMNASTICS LP
Wednesday – 16:30 (TNT Sports)
The Garnet was humiliated by Vélez at the José Amalfitani last Saturday and fell 5 to 1, a result that had little to do with the performance shown by the Zubeldia team during the tournament. The Wolf does not find regularity. He won two, tied three and lost two. On the last date he got a good point at home against River.
HURRICANE vs. VÉLEZ SARSFIELD
Wednesday – 18:45 (TNT Sports)
El Globo will seek to become strong in the Ducó, where on the first date it won its only match so far in the tournament. From that moment he accumulated four draws and two falls. El Fortín de Pellegrino comes after getting their first win in the championship and in a special way: 5-1 to Lanús at home. Visit to Huracán with the obligation to win so as not to lose advantage in the annual table, for which the next Libertadores is currently being classified.
PLATENSE vs. BOCA JUNIORS
Wednesday – 21.00 (FOX Sports Premium)
El Calamar welcomes Xeneize into his home after more than two decades and knows that the irregularity of the team that Battaglia now leads opens the door for a historic triumph. Boca, meanwhile, has just won his first game so far this semester and he needs to win to dream of the next Cup and why not get caught up in the fight for the title.
GODOY CRUZ vs. UNION OF SANTA FE
Thursday – 14:15 (FOX Sports)
The Tomba and its irregularity receive a Tatengue in need of triumphs to be able to detach from the bottom of the table. Méndez’s team comes from drawing at home against Huracán, while Unión fell last Sunday against Talleres at home.
ARGENTINOS JUNIORS vs. CORDOBA WORKSHOPS
Thursday – 16:30 (FOX Sports Premium & ESPN)
Both the Bug and the T know that a victory would finish installing them in the fight for the championship, after a good start from both. The local beat San Lorenzo comfortably as a visitor on the last date, while the visit comes after doing the same against Tatengue.
SILVER STUDENTS vs. SAN LORENZO
Thursday – 18:45 (TNT Sports)
El Pincha had a very good start to the League Tournament and is not only close to the top, but also reached the 8th date in qualifying positions for the next Libertadores by the annual table. A different reality lives the Cyclone. Not only has he added three lost games in a row, he has also gone close to 300 minutes without scoring.
RIVER PLATE vs. ALDOSIVI
Thursday – 21:00 (TNT Sports)
With a much lower level than he used to during the Gallardo era, the Millionaire reaches the end of the date with the possibility of winning and climbing many positions despite the context just mentioned. In front you will have the sensation team of the League Tournament. El Tiburon de Gago started the day just two points from the top of the table and will seek to add in the Monumental.