San Lorenzo win Argentine championship

IANS| Updated: Dec 16, 2013, 15:07 PM IST

Buenos Aires: San Lorenzo won Argentina`s Inicial championship after title rivals Newell`s Old Boys were held 2-2 by Lanus.

The Saints Sunday drew 0-0 with Velez Sarsfield in the final round to finish with 33 points from 19 matches, two ahead of Velez, Newell`s and Lanus, reports Xinhua.

Newell`s looked poised to force a title playoff against San Lorenzo before Jorge Pereyra Diaz`s 75th minute header tied the scores.

The title was San Lorenzo`s 12th and first since 2007