Borja leads River Plate to win over Aldosivi


BUENOS AIRES, July 24 (Xinhua) — Colombian striker Miguel Borja scored one goal and set up another as River Plate secured a 3-0 away victory over Aldosivi in Argentina’s Primera Division on Sunday.

Agustin Palavecino put the visitors ahead with a low 71st-minute finish and Lucas Beltran doubled the lead by coolly slotting home after Borja’s pass on the counterattack.

Borja, who was introduced in the 61st minute for Ezequiel Barco, put the result beyond doubt with a long-range effort 14 minutes from time.

The result leaves River ninth in the 28-team standings with 15 points from 10 matches while Aldosivi remain last with five points.

Also on Sunday, Boca Juniors won 3-1 at home to Estudiantes, Gimnasia prevailed 1-0 at home to Lanus, Tigre won 3-0 at home to Platense, leaders Atletico Tucuman won 1-0 at Independiente.


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