July 31, 2014
Vélez crush Gimnasia 5-1 in Liniers
Vélez Sarsfield today beat Gimnasia La Plata 5-1 in an exciting match for the 10th round of the Final Tournament played at José Amalfitani stadium in Liniers. With the victory, “El Fortín” reaches the second place of the League table, behind leader Colón.
The local team dominated the game during the first half, but Gimnasia managed to open the score at 21 minutes with a goal by forward Rodrigo Contreras.
Vélez reaction came early in the last half with Lucas Pratto tying the match at 5 minutes. Ten minutes later, Héctor Canteros made an amazing goal, leaving one defender and Velez goalkeeper Sebastián Sosa behind with just one dribble. Mauro Zárate stretched the difference at 29’ with a penalty kick, and Agustín Allione scored twice, at 40’ and at 43’, to seal the result.