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Argentinos Juniors stay in sight of leaders

27 Sep 2022, 16:44 GMT+10

BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Argentinos Juniors scored twice in each half to remain in touch with the Argentine Primera Division's top four with a 4-0 away victory over Colon on Tuesday.

Gabriel Avalos and Gaston Veron struck first-half goals before Javier Cabrera and Andres Roa completed the rout after the interval.

Argentinos Juniors are now sixth in the 28-team standings, nine points behind leaders Atletico Tucuman, while Colon are 25th, 14 points further back.

In the only other Primera Division fixture on Tuesday, a Hernan Lopez hat-trick fired Central Cordoba to a 3-0 win at Aldosivi.

Central Cordoba have now won three consecutive games to rise to 16th with 27 points from 20 outings. Aldosivi are last with just three wins so far.

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