Buenos Aires, Oct 26: Boca Juniors defeated Colon from Santa Fe 2-0 at La Bombonera Stadium here to cut the gap to just three points to Argentine football league leaders Newell’s Old Boys.
Boca’s Emmanuel Gigliotti scored in the 18th minute Friday, continuing a seven-game scoring streak, while Juan Manuel Martinez scored just two minutes later, taking the team’s total points tally to 24 points, reports Xinhua.
Boca is now just three points behind leader Newell’s, who tied Godoy Cruz from Mendoza 1-1 in a earlier game.
Colon, with just 11 points, is in second last place, having racked up seven losses in the last eight games. It is yet to win a match.