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Argentinos Juniors beat Boca Juniors to go top

20 Jul 2022, 16:44 GMT+10

BUENOS AIRES, July 19 (Xinhua) -- Gabriel Carabajal scored one goal and set up another as Argentinos Juniors rose to the top of Argentina's Primera Division standings on Tuesday with a 2-0 home victory over Boca Juniors.

Carabajal put the hosts ahead with a 23rd-minute strike before providing the pass for Gaston Veron's 42nd-minute header.

The result left Argentinos Juniors with 19 points from nine matches, ahead of second-placed Atletico Tucuman on goal difference.

Having lost four of their past five matches, Boca fell to 12th on the 28-team standings.

In other fixtures on Tuesday, Arsenal Sarandi drew 1-1 at Racing Club, Atletico Tucuman won 1-0 at home to Sarmiento, Platense clinched a 2-0 home win over Central Cordoba and Aldosivi drew 1-1 at Colon.

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