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Venezuela Primera Division Wrap: Top four stumble

Created on May. 06, 2013 10:43 AM EST

The Venezuela Primera Division top four all slipped up on the weekend, as Zamora held onto first place.

The league leaders were held for a second consecutive time, when their visit to third side Trujillanos ended 0-0 on Sunday.
The point Zamora earned is their lead over second-placed side Deportivo Anzoategui, who fell to a 2-0 loss away to mid-table Real Esppor.
Deportivo Lara could have leapfrogged the lot to join Zamora at the top, but were held to a 3-3 draw on the road to Deportivo Tachira - conceding an 88th-minute equaliser.
Mineros de Guayana closed the gap on the top four, as they moved within three points of Lara with a 4-2 home win over Portuguesa.
Caracas, sixth, made it three straight wins when they beat Monagas 2-1 away.
In other results, Yaracuyanos thrashed Atletico El Vigia 4-0, Estudiantes de Merida beat Aragua 1-0 while Llaneros de Guanare were held 1-1 at home by Zulia.
Deportivo Petare's home clash against Atletico Venezuela ended goalless.

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