After Independiente’s win over Arsenal, Racing seeks joy in Tucumán

Colón-Platense, Independiente-Arsenal and Atlético Tucumán-Racing, the other matches of the day in the Professional League

After the victory of Defense and Justice and the equality of Lanús against Estudiantes, matchday 20 of the Professional League has another day full of action. Beyond the victory of the escort of the Talleres tournament in Mendoza, the win by Colón de Santa Fe against Platense. The closing of the day will be with Independent-Arsenal and Atlético Tucumán-Racing.


* The compact of the thrashing of Colón

The fight for entry to the international cups reached its final stretch and Colon of Santa Fe could not leave dots in front of Platense if you want to keep the dream of being in the next Libertadores alive. Therefore, those led by Eduardo Dominguez they stomped as locals and thrashed 3-0 at Squid who played a whole time with one less for the expulsion of Nahuel Iribarren 48 minutes into the first half.

Claudio Sponton The face of Vicente López’s team changed since his arrival, mainly thanks to the defensive strength and collective order that he provided the team. But when playing with 10, he saw one of the worst faces of the Brown that he had to accept the superiority of the Sabalero and give up the leading role. Eric Meza, Cristian Bernardi and Rodrigo Aliendro were the authors of the goals in the hot afternoon at the Elephant Cemetery.

With this result, Colón was fifth in the standings with 32 units and fourth in the year with 57 points, two below Cordoba workshops who won 2-0 in Mendoza against Godoy Cruz. On the side of Platense, he stagnated at 23 and needs to add the highest amount in the five final dates to avoid suffering with the average during 2022.


Referee: Nestor Pitana

Stadium: Brigadier Estanislao López


Independent showed reaction symptoms with a blunt 3-0 win over Arsenal de Sarandí at Libertadores de America Stadium which also serves to give support to the coach Julio Cesar Falcioni in the middle of an irregular walk of the team in the championship.

Alan Dreaming, Silvio Romero and Alan Velasco were in charge of scoring for the Red that reached the line of 31 points that Velez also has in sixth place, although Liniers’ men will play this Sunday against San Lorenzo as a local. The cast of Viaduct It is one of the worst of the contest: it is the last to last with ten defeats, seven draws and just three victories.

On the next date the cast Red will visit Santiago del Estero to run into Central Córdoba, the worst team in the tournament. Arsenal, for its part, will host Newell’s.


Referee: Pablo Dovalo

Stadium: Liberators of America


As a visitor, The academy with Fernando Gago in command he will seek his first triumph after the two defeats at the beginning of the cycle against Rosario Central and Defensa y Justicia. Racing is far from the leaders: it has 23 points and today it is out of the classification for the Copa Sudamericana 2022. That is why it needs to achieve a victory to settle back in the international cup zone.

Facing the duel tonight at the Monumental tucumano, the new DT would bet on an offensive team with Enzo Copetti, Lisandro López and Tomás Chancalay in attack.

In the case of locals, it has to Pablo Guiñazú as a coach, they accumulate 21 points and are at the bottom of the standings. Like Gago, the man from Cordoba has not yet won since he became the Dean: he has two draws and the win against Platense last weekend away from home.

Possible formations

Athletic Tucuman: Cristian Lucchetti; Felipe Campos, Marcelo Ortiz, Yonathan Cabral and Gabriel Risso Patrón; Ramiro Carrera, Guillermo Acosta, Franco Mussis and Leonardo Heredia; Augusto Lotti and Cristian Menéndez. DT: Pablo Guiñazú.

Racing: Gabriel Arias; Fabricio Domínguez, Leonardo Sigali, Nery Domínguez and Eugenio Mena; Aníbal Moreno, Mauricio Martínez and Matías Rojas; Enzo Copetti, Lisandro López and Tomás Chancalay. DT: Fernando Gago.

Referee: Pablo Echavarría

Hour: 20.15

Stadium: Monumental José Fierro

TV: Fox Sports Premium


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