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Boca Juniors win in good preparation for Superclasico at River Plate

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Boca Juniors won for new coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena, with Federico Carrizo scoring the only goal in a 1-0 win over Quilmes 1-0 on Sunday. Boca improved to 13 points, far behind league leader River Plate.

The teams meet next Sunday at River Plate in the country's most famous derby match — known as the "Superclasico."

In games earlier Sunday, Tigre defeated Defensa y Justicia 2-1, and Racing Club won 4-1 against Belgrano.

Results in other weekend games: Estudiantes 3, Velez Sarsfield 2; Atletico Rafaela 0, Olimpo 0; Independiente 2, Rosario Central 0; San Lorenzo 0, Gimnasia 2.

River Plate was playing late Sunday against Lanus. River leads with 20 points, two ahead of Independiente. Lanus is four points off the lead.

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