Lanus sink River Plate in the Copa Sudamericana

River Plate 1 – Lanus 2 (Copa Sudamericana, August 19, 2009) Cristian Fabbiani opened the scoring for River in the 68th minute after receiving a pass from veteran playmaker Marcelo Gallardo and hitting a powerful shot on the turn from the edge of the box. Salvio leveled the scores in the 80th minute after latching onto a through ball and striking first time across Daniel Vega in the River goal. Salvio then side-footed the winner on a counter attack in injury time.