In a duel that corresponds to the fifth date of the League Cup, Racing Club beat him 2 to 1 Newell’s in a meeting that took place in the Cilindro de Avellaneda. With this result, Fernando Gago’s team reached the top of Zone B.
The actions in the first episode were back and forth. It was an entertaining start in which the good work of Heinze’s team was evident, who could not overcome the resistance of Gabriel Arias’ correct performance.
In the complementary period, the home team began to make the difference and achieved it through Jonathan Gómez, who opened the scoring at minute 71.
But, in added time Guillermo May took advantage of the poor start of the Racing goalkeeper to score the tie a few seconds from the end. When the public assimilated a tie, Gastón Martirena appeared and finished hard to seal the victory in his stadium.
With this result, Gago’s team gains confidence to face the clash against Godoy Cruz next Monday, while the Rosario team will host Estudiantes in their stadium on Sunday.
Statistics Racing Club vs. Newell’s