Argentina championship news

Lanus could force title play-off

June 17, 2013
By ESPN staff
River Plate's title hopes for this season were ended after they were thrashed 5-1 at Buenos Aires rivals Lanus, who remain in the championship running with the win.

Goals from Christian Chavez, Guido Pizarro, Victor Ayala and Ismael Blanco had Lanus 4-1 up with just half an hour gone at the Estadio Cuidad de Lanus.

River could only manage Leonel Vangioni's sixth-minute strike in reply, and Blanco's second five minutes after the break sealed the emphatic defeat for Los Millonarios ...

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