Boca`s goalkeeper salvages 1-1 draw against Independiente
Buenos Aires: The outstanding performance of Boca Junior`s goalkeeper Agustin Orion saved his team from losing for the second time to Independiente as two sides drew 1-1 in the seventh round of Argentina`s final tournament.
At the ‘Libertadores de America’ stadium in Avellaneda, in south Greater Buenos Aires, Independiente had a better performance than the rival team here Sunday.
In the 11th minute, Orion stopped a penalty shot by Daniel Montenegro and five minutes later, Boca`s defense Cristian Cellay was expelled.
Boca, led by Carlos Bianchi, opened the scoring through a header by Uruguayan Santiago Silva on 38 minutes.
In the second half, Independiente continued to push hard but Orion managed to stop them until Paraguayan defender Claudio Morel Rodriguez equalized on 62 minutes.
Independiente have eight points, one more than Boca, who are far behind the leaders Lanus which have 16 points.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Pakistan had achieved nuclear capability in 1984: Abdul Qadeer Khan
- Pakistan able to target Delhi from Kahuta near Rawalpindi in five minutes: Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan
- US zoo kills gorilla after 3-year-old boy falls into enclosure
- EC cancels polls for two remaining Tamil Nadu Assembly seats - Know why
- Cloudbursts, rainfall in Tehri district of Uttarakhand; Gangotri-Kedarnath road closed, pilgrims stranded