Atlético Tucumán beats Argentinos in La Paternal and climbs to the top of the tournament

Argentine football advances in the search for its new champion
Argentine football advances in the search for its new champion

The Professional Soccer League is entering its final stretch. One of the great seasonings of Monday’s session is that both Boca Juniors What Atletico Tucumanboth with 35 points, will go out on the field in search of passing the line of Gymnastics of La Plata (36) waiting for his duel on Tuesday.


Arsenal thrashed 3-0 Aldosivi in Sarandí and cut the streak without wins in the continuity of date 20 of the Professional Soccer League. William Machado, Sebastian Lomonaco and Facundo Kruspzky scored the local goals in the match played at the stadium Julio Humberto Grondona.

The team from the Viaducto played their cards from the start of the match and was the only protagonist of this final in which the chances of keeping the highest category were at stake. The control of the ball and presence in the rival field were capitalized in the 24th minute when William Machado opened the scoring after a left-footed missile that overcame the resistance of Joseph Devecchi.

Aldosivi did not react and the locals were not satisfied with the slightest difference. He kept looking and after 30 minutes there was a foul in the Tiburón area and Trucco did not hesitate to sanction a penalty, which was converted by Sebastian Lomonaco.

At the break they left with that result, although Arsenal could have had a larger difference. To further complicate the panorama of the Mar del Plata cast, it was expelled Emmanuel Iniguez at 46 minutes.

In the complement he continued with his domain and at 64 minutes Facundo Kruspzky made the third. Although the process of the meeting was liquidated, that goal was a dagger for those led by Leandro Somoza.

Aldosivi went to look for it and in the clearest he had, the shot from Patrick Boolsenbut his goal was annulled by a previous hand.

Later krupzky demanded to Devecchi who answered well and Alexander Diaz he lost it under the arch. Despite the result, the match was already sentenced.

It was a key victory for Arsenal, which was ranked 25th in the average table, while Aldosivi is now losing the category.

On the next date Arsenal will visit Sarmiento in Junín in another final for permanence, on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. Aldosivi, for his part, will also have another important duel to avoid relegation and will host Central Córdoba on Monday at 7:00 p.m.


Arsenal: Alexander Medina; Christian Chimino, Gonzalo Goñi, Gustavo Canto, Damián Pérez; William Machado, Mauro Pittón, Dardo Miloc, Facundo Kruspzky; Alexander Diaz, Sebastian Lomonaco. DT: Leonardo Madelon.

Aldosivi: Jose Devecchi; Emanuel Iñiguez, Patricio Boolsen, Nicolás Valentini, Ian Escobar; Joaquín Indacoechea, Bautista Kociubinski, Leandro Maciel, Javier Iritier, Ariel Cervera; Santiago Silva. DT: Leandro Somoza.

Stadium: Julio Humberto Grondona.

Referee: Silvio Truco.

TV: TNT Sports.



Atletico Tucuman wins 2-0 Argentine Juniors during his visit to La Paternal. Christian Menendez he scored the two goals for the Dean who is climbing to the top alone of the Professional League. The match is played at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium, with arbitration by Fernando Rapallini and is broadcast by TNT Sports.

The tucumanos started in the Bicho field, which later recovered the ball. The strong leg and the friction game was a constant in the first minutes.

just bordering the 20 minutes Ramiro Carrara He warned the Dean after a good center that he could not connect Matthew Colonel.

It was in the 29th minute that Atlético Tucumán took the lead after an exit from a side that received inside the area the Polish Menendezwho first took a marker off himself and when another Argentinos player arrived, he put in a cue and defined with his left foot.

The first goal was high billing and Menéndez put the Tucuman team ahead

After that first blow, the people of Tucuman gained confidence and Argentinos had moments of anxiety. The Dean was not satisfied with the slightest difference and at 38 minutes Menendez received a center and this time he grabbed it from the right to overcome the resistance of Federico Lanzillota.

The Dean’s second goal at La Paternal also came from the hand of Polaco Menéndez

The Dean he left the leadership of the championship after nine consecutive dates by drawing 1-1 with Talleres, which left him in second position with 35 points, one behind Lobo. The team of Lucas Pussini they tied the last three games and in total they have gone four dates without winning with the defeat at La Bombonera against Boca Juniors by 2-1.

Argentinos Juniors is in seventh position with 30 points, six less than Gimnasia and will play one of the last chances to get into the fight for the title. The Bug lost to Defense and Justice by 2 to 1 in Florencio Varela and could only win one of the last five games. The set of Gabriel Millito It becomes strong in La Paternal and precisely together with Atlético Tucumán it is one of the five teams that added the most locals.

Pusineri suffered an important loss for the final part since Cyrus Rius He had a broken arm, will have to have surgery and will miss the remainder of the tournament. The midfielder had started again after seven games absent due to another injury, but he was only 30 minutes on the field of play.

Argentinos Juniors and Atlético Tucumán met 12 times in the First Division with five wins from Dean, four from La Paternal and three draws. The last time at Diego Armando Maradona was a 2-2 draw in the 2018 tournament. Milito and Pusineri, two champions with Independiente, met in April of this year in Tucumán for the League Cup and the duel between former teammates the former defender won with a 4-2 victory.


Stadium: Diego Armando Maradona.

Referee: Fernando Rapalini.

TV: TNT Sports.



Defense and Justice win 1-0 to Students in La Plata in a match on the 20th of the Professional Soccer League which provides vital points for qualifying for next year’s international cups. Cold Adornis scored for Halcón in the match played at the UNO Jorge Luis Hirschi Stadiumwhich has arbitration by Fernando Echenique and transmission of ESPN Premium and the Public TV.

Little or nothing in the first minutes in La Plata in a very hard-fought match in the midfield. Then Pincha began to approach with more enthusiasm than ideas and the first thing he had was a truncated wad of Emmanuel More.

However, the Halcón struck in the 23rd minute when a poor start from Mariano Andujar that allowed the recovery and the Defense attack, Manuel Duarte sent the center and Cold Adonis He grabbed a rebound near the area and hit a sharp right hand that opened the scoring.

After going through five dates undefeated and adding three wins in that period, the click approached the Libertadores 2023 zone in the accumulated annual table. Ricardo Zielinski’s team shares a position with Argentinos Juniors with 55 units and is five behind Gimnasia, a club that currently occupies the last place to access the maximum continental tournament.

Halcón is in that situation but for the South American Cup, so they must win in La Plata to defend that privileged position. Florencio Varela’s squad has 47 points along with Tigre and is closely followed by Atlético Tucumán (46), Barracas Central (46), Sarmiento de Junín (46), Banfield (44), Unión de Santa Fe (43) and San Lawrence (42).

Defense and Justice again has Nicolás Diez as interim coach until next Tuesday the new coach Julio Vaccari takes over, who will take over after the departure of Sebastián Beccacece.


Stadium: ONE Jorge Luis Hirschi.

Referee: Fernando Echenique.

TV: ESPN Premium and Public TV.

Positions table:


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With information from Telam.

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