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Superliga Argentina: Independiente keep alive top four hopes

IANS  |  Buenos Aires 

converted a late penalty to hand Independiente a 2-1 home victory over Union de Santa Fe in the Superliga Argentina.

on Saturday gave the visitors an early lead at the but Independiente equalised when Yeimar Gomez turned the ball into his own net just before halftime, reports

Gaibor calmly slotted in the winner with 15 minutes left after was brought down by

The result lifted Independiente to seventh in the standings and kept alive their hopes of a top four finish, which would earn them a place in

Union dropped to ninth, four points behind Independiente and 18 points adrift of leaders

In other matches on Saturday, Estudiantes secured a 1-0 home win over Patronato and Talleres de held Atletico Tucuman to a goalless draw.



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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 12:16 IST