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Venezuelan Primera Division Wrap: Anzoategui stay on top

By Football News



Deportivo Anzoategui stayed top in Venezuela with a hard-fought 3-2 victory over Mineros de Guayana on Sunday, while Zamora also won.

Daniel Farias' men had drawn two games in succession but returned to winning ways courtesy of goals from Juan Fuenmayor, Javier Lopez and Jaime Moreno.

Anzoategui are a solitary point clear atop the  Primera Division standings after 14 games this season.

Zamora edged Real Esppor to remain second, one-point ahead of Trujillanos, who beat Aragua 2-1 on Saturday.

In other results across the weekend, Deportivo Lara accounted for struggling Monagas 3-2, Atletico Venezuela edged Estudiantes de Merida 1-0 and Deportivo Petare were humbled 4-0 by Zulia.

Caracas only needed one goal to beat Yaracuyanos, Deportivo Tachira recorded a comfortable 2-0 victory over Portuguesa, while Atletico El Vigia beat Llaneros de Guanare 2-0.