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River Plate v Boca Juniors Tevez double leads Boca to derby win over River Plate

Tevez hit his team's third after 81 minutes with Ricardo Centurion slotting in the fourth in injury time.

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Boca Juniors' forward Carlos Tevez celebrates after scoring on December 11, 2016 play

Boca Juniors' forward Carlos Tevez celebrates after scoring on December 11, 2016

(AFP)

Carlos Tevez scored twice as Boca Juniors defeated bitter rivals River Plate 4-2 to win the Clasico of Argentine football on Sunday in a tense encounter at the Estadio Monumental.

Boca took the lead after 13 minutes through striker Walter Bou from a fine pass by Tevez.

But 20 minutes later, River Plate were level thanks to a goal from Sebastian Driuzzi.

Lucas Alario gave River the lead just before the break while Tevez brought Boca level at 2-2 on the hour mark.

Tevez hit his team's third after 81 minutes with Ricardo Centurion slotting in the fourth in injury time.

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