With Paulo Díaz starting, River Plate thrashed Racing and was proclaimed champion in Argentina

River Plate, with Paulo Díaz playing the whole game, beat Racing 4-0 at the Monumental de Buenos Aires and proclaimed champion of the Professional League of Argentina, still missing three dates to finish the tournament.

The title is River Plate’s 36th title in the Argentine First Division.

The national defender had a doubtful start, but with the passing of the minutes he gained confidence and showed great performance when River dominated on the court those led by Fernando Gago.

The “Millo” from the first minute showed its power and It was a gale against those of Avellaneda, who had Gabriel Arias, who could do little to contain the local offensive.

Although River needed only one point to be crowned, he always looked for more. ANDn the first time, Agustin Palavecinor scored the first (32 ‘), but in the second half it was unleashed.

From input in the complement, Julian Alvarez, one of the figures, scored the second (48 ‘); and already in the final half hour, Braian Romero signed a double to decree the win (68 ‘and 78’).

In statistics, River won the title early on date 22, with 52 points, the result of 16 victories, four draws and only two defeats.. His bodyguards are Talleres de Córdoba and Defensa y Justicia, both with 40 units.

Furthermore, lThe party was total at the Monumental, since it is the first league that Marcelo Gallardo has won with River Plate in the eight seasons he has been a team coach.

Previously, “Napoleón” had won Copa Libertadores, Sudamericanas and local cups. He only lacked a league title.

EThis is Paulo Díaz’s third title with River Plate. In 2019 he had won the Argentine Cup and Super Cup. And on the balance sheet, it is the fifth trophy of his career (he won the 2015 Apertura with Colo Colo and a Super Cup with San Lorenzo that same year).

On the next date, River Plate will visit Rosario Central as champion.

On the other hand, Racing signed its second consecutive crash, the eighth of the season, and on the next day it will host Lanús at the Avellaneda Cylinder.


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