The result at more than 3,600m above sea level in Bolivian capital La Paz meant Palmeiras now have three wins from as many matches to hold a six-point lead over Guarani, who are second in the group.
Battaglia made his debut for Argentina against Colombia in September 2018 but his ascent on the international stage was halted by a serious knee injury just weeks later.
Uruguay will face Chile in Montevideo on October 8 before meeting Ecuador in Quito five days later. Enditem
A new pitch will be installed following Wednesday's Copa do Brasil match between Fluminense and Atletico Goianiense, according to venue operator Maracana SA.
Real Madrid have only had one preparation game and although that saw them brush past Getafe, there have to be some doubts over match fitness. Meanwhile Eden Hazard is unlikely to play, while by the time the match kicks off both Gareth Bale and Sergio Reguilon will probably have joined Tottenham.
"Competing against the likes of Muraz Barshim at the highest level has been a blessing to me, I have gained enormous experience and confidence in the last two years competing in Diamond League meetings," he said. Enditem
Leo Messi scored twice, and set up Philippe Coutinho, to show that he is fully committed on the pitch after a summer in which it looked as if he had a foot outside the door of the Camp Nou, while Barca produced a mobile performance in a side that contained Messi, Antoine Griezmann, Coutinho and newcomer Francisco Trincao.
The Continental Tour Gold will move to Nairobi, Kenya on October 3, for the final meet of this season's series. Enditem
"The salary cap policy is fair to each club," said Zhu Fangyu, general manager of Guangdong Southern Tigers.
The final word was for Aspas, however, as he scored an intelligent free-kick that went over the wall and dipped quickly in the 57th minute.
The ExCo meeting opened with a moment of silence in memory of former WADA President John Fahey, who passed away last Saturday in Australia at the age of 75. Enditem