Boca leads league after victory over Estudiantes


LA PLATA, Argentina (AP) -- Boca Juniors took the lead in Argentina's first division with a 3-0 victory over Estudiantes on Sunday.

Santiago Silva opening the scoring in the ninth minute, Pablo Ledesma added the second in the 24th and Pablo Mouche scored the third in the 68th.

Boca improved to 17 points from eight matches, one point clear of Newell's and two ahead of Velez Sarsfield, Arsenal and Estudiantes.

In other matches Sunday, Arsenal defeated All Boys 2-0, Velez Sarsfield beat San Lorenzo 2-0, San Martin and Colon drew 2-2, and Newell's Old Boys topped Racing 2-0.