Soccer-River go joint top, tip Independiente nearer relegation (Reuters)

By Rex Gowar BUENOS AIRES, June 9 (Reuters) – Striker Juan Manuel Iturbe scored one goal and laid on the other as River Plate beat Independiente 2-1 to go joint top of the Argentine championship and leave the Red Devils on the brink of relegation on Sunday. River have 32 points with two matches remaining in the “Final” championship, equal with Newell’s Old Boys, who can pull away again if they do not lose to relegated Union at home in Rosario on Monday. …

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