Soccer-River paper over the cracks with first win (Reuters)

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 10 (Reuters) – River Plate glossed over a troubled start to the season with a 1-0 home win over Rosario Central on Friday while they continued to wait for Colombia striker Teo Gutierrez’s transfer clearance. Teenage substitute Federico Andrada headed the only goal in his third top flight appearance to give River the victory over promoted Central in the Argentine “Inicial” championship. River, playing poorly at the Monumental, scored from a corner 12 minutes from time when Andrada headed home at the far post. …

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