Surprise in the Argentine Cup: Gimnasia and Newell’s were eliminated

Claypole gave another of the day’s surprises after beating Newell’s 1-0, at the Único de San Nicolás stadium, and advanced to the round of 16 of the Argentine Cup.

Leonel Llodrá, three minutes into the match, scored the winning goal for “Tambero”, who in the next instance will face the winner of the clash between Belgrano de Córdoba and Independiente Rivadavia de Mendoza.

Claypole, who plays in First Division “C”, left a First Division team on the road.

Centro Español had led the way by eliminating Tigre a few weeks ago.
The game started off quite weak for both, with several mistakes in the passes in the middle of the field and in the exits to initiate attacks.

A while before, Excursionistas, also from the First C, gave the first hit by eliminating Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata by shots from the penalty spot in the 32nd round. of the Argentine Cup, with one less player throughout the second half, 6-5 after equalizing 1-1 in the 90 minutes. The duel was played in Florencio Varela.

The Bajo Belgrano team, which was led on an interim basis by Sebastián Rudman (Silvio’s brother, former player of Argentinos, Boca and Independiente), played almost the entire second half with one less player due to the expulsion of Francisco Abre, achieved the tie in the regular 90s and went to penalties, where his goalkeeper Nahuel Cajal, who was a figure, was consecrated.

Excursionistas wore a T-shirt with photos of its rich history in each issue, as a tribute to its past, fans and idols. And he built his victory through the solidarity effort and Cajal’s cover-ups.

The fans threw a real party in the first half, to the point that the Excursionistas fans asked that the lower stand of the Tito Tomaghello stadium, of Defense and Justice, be enabled for them, to be more comfortable.

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