Soccer-Newell’s Old Boys make winning start at Boca (Reuters)

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Newell’s Old Boys, who won the Argentine league title under new Barcelona boss Gerardo Martino in June, made a winning start to the defence of their crown with a 3-2 away victory over Boca Juniors. Paraguayan Victor Aquino struck twice early in the second half to hand the Rosario side’s new coach Alfredo Berti the win at La Bombonera on Tuesday. The match was postponed from the opening weekend at the beginning of the month to give Newell’s a longer break after they reached the South American Libertadores Cup semi-finals deep into the off-season. …

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