River lose again and stay bottom in Argentina

November 2, 2008
BUENOS AIRES, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Titleholders River Plate slumped to a 2-0 defeat at Lanus on Saturday, extending their winless domestic run to an unprecedented 11 games.

The defeat guaranteed beleaguered coach Diego Simeone's team, who have nine points from their 13 games, would finish the weekend bottom of the Apertura championship.

Simeone made nine changes from the team that drew 1-1 with Newell's Old Boys on Wednesday but saw his side fall behind after only five minutes ...

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