People thought that Defensor Sporting would not have what it took in order to defend their Apertura title. If one saw Saturday night’s demolition, that theory could be a telling tale of things to come. Their visit to Rampla was a statement game to the rest of the Uruguayan football fans.
Rampla Juniors 1-6 Defensor Sporting
RAM: Dastes (64′)
DEF: Fernández (53′, 69′), Amado (60′), Castillo (78′), Tabaré (81′), Ferreira (86′)
Liverpool 0-2 River Plate
RIV: Urretaviscaya (47′), Silva (59′)
Tacuarembó 2-0 M. Wanderers
TAC: Díaz (20′), Britos (69′-OG)