River beat Independiente and now climbs to the top of the standings
Argentina, February 27, 2011
River beat Independiente 1-0, with a goal on the final minute scored by Pavone. While the game could have ended in a draw, almost on the last ball River came to a goal and is now at the top after the first three games of the tournament Nestor Kirchner.
At 34 minutes, a goal was disallowed to River. After a good move and subsequent definition of Ferrari, the referee did not validate it arguing that the player was offside, which was not seen clearly and the public says it did not exist.
In the first half, the main actions of danger favored River, especially its lateral projections with Ferrari and Juan Manuel Diaz.
Already in the second half, River had clear situations with Pavone, Lanzini and Lamela, and Independiente with Tuzzio, Silvera and Rodriguez.
And the classic was sentenced on in an individual action of Pavone, at 43 minutes into the second half and now climbs to the top of the Clausura tournament, with 7 points.
In the Independiente, the crisis was deepened, because the team has more than 4 months without winning the local tournament and also in the classic was injured the goalkeeper Hilario Navarro, who may not play against Liga de Quito in the Copa Libertadores.