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Rodriguez fires Atletico Tucuman to Superliga summit

IANS  |  Buenos Aires 

Veteran forward scored a hat-trick as Atletico Tucuman rose to the top of the Superliga standings with a 3-0 home victory over fellow Argentine football

Rodriguez struck in the eighth minute with a over after a counter-attack. He then made it 2-0 from the penalty spot after being brought down by here on Friday, reports

The 33-year-old, who earned a sole cap in 2009, struck his third goal with a sublime volley into the top left corner after a failed clearance.

The result at the lifted Atletico to 11 points from five matches, one point ahead of second-placed Racing Club, who have a game in hand.

In Friday's only other match, and netted second-half goals as Aldosivi jumped to fourth in the 26-team standings with a 2-0 win at Estudiantes.

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First Published: Sat, September 15 2018. 12:28 IST
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