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Estudiantes pull clear with win over Boca Juniors

September 27, 2009
By Reuters
Juan Sebastian Veron's Estudiantes opened a two-point lead in Argentina's Apertura championship with a 2-1 victory over Boca Juniors on Saturday.

South American champions Estudiantes have 16 points from six matches. They are two points in front of Banfield, who beat Newell's Old Boys 2-1 on Friday, and three ahead of Rosario Central.

Striker Jose Luis Calderon, 38, put Estudiantes ahead in the 12th minute when he turned in a left cross at the far post for his 299th career goal. ...

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