- CNTV English - CCTV News

Argentine Apertura Championship: Velez Sarsfield edge River Plate 2-1

09-07-2010 09:14 BJT

Watch Video

Play Video

The Argentine Apertura Championship continuing over the weekend with undefeated River Plate, heading into the fifth round undefeated. They were looking to continue their perfect start as they headed on the road to take on Velez Sarsfield.

River were 4-0 heading in, but they dropped a goal behind in the 33rd minute.

Juan Manuel Martinez was level with the visitors' back line when the ball was played into the penalty area.

And Martinez kept his composure to beat goalkeeper Juan Carrizo.

Velez held their lead to the final whistle, but they left the field with
ten players.

The home side's lead lasted less than ten minutes, however.

Having come off the substitutes' bench in place of midfielder Manuel Lanzini, Diego Buonanotte found the bottom corner.

Velez retook the lead from the penalty spot just before the hour mark.

Jonathan Maidana was judged to have fouled striker Santiago Silva -

Silva quickly picked himself up to score from 12 yards.

Velez held their lead to the final whistle, but they left the field with ten players. Their captain, Leandro Somoza, was sent off in the 73rd minute following a late challenge on Carlos Arano.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: CNTV.CN

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program