COPA DE LA LIGA 2021
Newell’s Old Boys 1
🏟️ Estadio Marcelo Bielsa, Rosario
Newell’s Old Boys’ 2021 Copa de la Liga campaign finished with a 1-1 home draw against Sarmiento in Rosario on Sunday night.
The result means Newell’s finish bottom of the Copa’s Group B, one point behind Sarmiento, having won just 2 games, drawn 5 and lost 6.
Captain Maxi Rodríguez, who suffered an in injury in the second half, opened the scoring with a piledriver of a shot in first half injury time. Newell’s were pegged back early in the second half though when a cross from the right wasn’t cleared and Jonathan Torres finished from close range.
The two teams will meet again in a week in the Copa Argentina Round of 32.
Watch the highlights of Newell’s Old Boys v Sarmiento below.