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Union beat Boca Juniors in Argentine top flight

Xinhua
25 Jun 2022, 16:55 GMT+10

BUENOS AIRES, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Franco Troyanksy converted a stoppage-time penalty as Union Santa Fe secured a 2-1 victory at Boca Juniors in Argentina's Primera Division on Friday.

Daniel Juarez put the visitors ahead at La Bombonera with a 25th-minute penalty before Eduardo Salvio equalized from the spot 15 minutes later.

Boca were reduced to 10 men in the 96th minute when Carlos Izquierdoz was shown a second yellow card for a crude challenge on Juan Portillo.

Troyansky tucked the resultant spot kick into the top left corner as Union secured their second win of the campaign. Gustavo Manua's men are now eighth in the 28-team standings with seven points so far, two points behind third-placed Boca.

In other matches on Saturday, Banfield drew 1-1 at home to Barracas and Gimnasia won 1-0 at Rosario Central.

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