On the night of last Sunday, Union de Santa Fe welcomed the leaders River Plate at the 15 de Abril Stadium in a match valid for the 19th matchday of the League. In a difficult match, the visitors got away with the three points in the 2-1 victory and remained top of the Argentine league.
On the other hand, the hosts continue with just two wins in five games. With that, Union Santa Fe is in the 18th position with 19 points.
The game started off with a good balance between both two teams. Thus, River almost reached the first goal at 30′ through Ignacio Fernandez, who received from Santos Borre and finished with the left foot from outside the area for the defense of the opposing goalkeeper.
In the sequence, Santa Fe responded with a long shot by Walter Bou, who stopped at goalkeeper Armani. Therefore, the first stage ended up square at 0-0.
After the break, the home team was looking for chances to open the scoring. With that, on 47 minutes, Federico Milo could pick out Walter Bou from a set-piece, as the striker anticipated the defenders and headed home at the right corner. 1-0 Santa Fe.
Soon after, with 55 on the clock, River Plate equalized with Ignacio Fernandez, who scored through a header from Matias Suarez’s delivery. Thus, on 65 minutes, Los Millonarios turned the game around with Robert Rojas, who slotted home after Juan Quintero deflected the ball in a corner kick from the right flank.
In 18th position in the Argentine Superliga, Union de Santa Fe will visit Patronato in Superliga’s 20th matchweek. On the other hand, River Plate will seek to maintain the three-point lead over arch-rivals and second-place Boca Juniors against Banfield.