Soccer-Newell’s crush Union 5-0, on track for Argentine title (Reuters)

BUENOS AIRES, June 10 (Reuters) – Winger Maxi Rodriguez scored twice as Newell’s Old Boys edged closer to the Argentine league title with a crushing 5-0 home victory over relegated Union in Rosario on Monday. Newell’s have a three-point lead over River Plate, who beat Independiente 2-1 on Sunday, with two matches to go in the “Final” championship, the second of two in the season. Newell’s coach Gerardo Martino said getting the win was key in order to regain the momentum from Sunday’s loss to All Boys. “This is important because we had to recover from the defeat at All Boys. …

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