Boca Surpasses Union And Remains As The Only Provisional Pointer

ROSARIO, Argentina (AP) – In a very convincing performance, Boca Juniors beat Union 2-0 on Sunday for the 14th date of the Argentine Soccer Super League, to be the only leader in the absence of Monday's game of Argentinos Juniors against to Newell's Old Boys. The xeneizes scored in two minutes through Ramón Ábila and at 55 with Alexis Mac Allister.

Boca has 28 points and Argentinos and Lanús 25, although the latter lost 2-0 on Saturday with Defense and Justice.

The Boquenses found the first goal very early. Emanuel Reynoso served a corner and Ábila nodded easily for the initial advantage. There were more favorable occasions for the locals in the first half, the clearest of them on Eduardo Salvio's feet at 41 _ which he finished off for the containment of goalkeeper Sebastián Moyano.


The weakness of the visitors was exploited by the xeneizes, who got the second with a combination between Ábila, Nicolás Capaldo and Mac Allister. The steering wheel defined first after that great triangulation.

“It was one of the most complete games we did. Both in attack and in defense. A lot of speed, ”said Eduardo Salvio. “Today we saw a great team. We could have scored many more goals. ”

The international Daniele De Rossi entered from the bank at 64 minutes instead of Mac Allister. The Italian reappeared in the first Boquense after almost three months. His last game had been the classic against River Plate on September 1.

“I trained a lot this week. I lacked the feeling of playing on this court, ”said De Rossi. “I tried to come back before. I made a mistake and got injured again. I feel fine now. I love being here. I want to play a little more. ”

Later, Gimnasia La Plata received Arsenal from Sarandí, Banfield to Vélez Sarsfield and Workshops to Racing.

Other results: Hurricane 1, Central Córdoba (Santiago del Estero) 1; Atlético Tucumán 2, San Lorenzo 2 (Saturday).

Other parties: Colón-Estudiantes, Patronato-Godoy Cruz, Rosario Central-Aldosivi (Monday); Independent of Avellaneda-River Plate (postponed for January 19).

Positions: Boca 28 points: Argentinos, Lanús 25; River, Racing 24; Atlético Tucumán 23; Vélez, Students 22; Newell’s 21; Independent, San Lorenzo 20; Central, Workshops 19; Arsenal, Central Córdoba, Defense 17; Union 16; Hurricane 15; Banfield, Columbus, Board 13; Gymnastics 10; Aldosivi 8; Godoy Cruz 6.

Next date (fifteenth): Banfield-Gymnastics, Racing-Defense, Students-Atl. Tucumán, Boca-Argentinos, Newell’s-River, San Lorenzo-Patronato, Vélez-Colón, Godoy Cruz-Talleres, Central Córdoba-Rosario Central, Aldosivi-Independiente, Arsenal-Lanús, Unión-Huracán.