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Palermo heads winner as Boca end losing run

October 5, 2009
By Reuters
Striker Martin Palermo, who could lead Argentina's attack in their critical World Cup qualifier against Peru on Saturday, headed a remarkable winner in Boca Juniors' 3-2 victory over Velez Sarsfield on Sunday.

Boca ended a run of four defeats to give coach Alfio Basile a boost while arch-rivals River Plate's coach Nestor Gorosito resigned after his team surrendered a lead they had held until the last seven minutes to lose 2-1 at San Lorenzo.

Argentina's big two clubs are well ...

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