Apertura ’08: Round 7 scores and scorers

River and Boca both suffered shock defeats on Sunday, San Lorenzo won on Friday to ensure they still top the table tonight regardless, and Vélez, who won well against Central on Saturday, are close behind them. Racing, having seen a three match unbeaten run ended in midweek by Godoy Cruz, got back to winnings ways against managerless Estudiantes on Saturday as well, though as ever they made things difficult for themselves in spite of going in at the break two goals up. All the weekend’s goalscoring heroes and red carded villains, right here…

Primera División A Torneo Apertura 2008, seventh round:
San Lorenzo de Almagro (G. Bergessio 21, 68; P. Barrientos 47) 3 – 0 Colón de Santa Fe
Lanús 0 – 0 Huracán
Arsenal Fútbol Club (F. Sava 59; A. Gómez 86; A. Matellán 90+1) 3 – 2 Banfield (V. López 18, 44)
Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy (J. Arraya 49) 1 – 1 Argentinos Juniors (J.R. Fernández 64)
Vélez Sársfield (M. Uglessich 33; L. Somoza 81) 2 – 1 Rosario Central (L. Borzani 1)
Racing Club (A. Lucero 7; J.I. Sánchez Sotelo 17) 2 – 1 Estudiantes de La Plata (M. Galeana 46)
Boca Juniors (S. Battaglia 22, OFF 39; J. Blanco OG 28) 2 – 3 Tigre (C. Luna 6; M. Morel 12, 32)
San Martín de Tucumán (G. Ibáñez 34; D. Vega 77; E. Bruno 87) 3 – 1 River Plate (O. Merlo 11)
Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata (M. Martirena 36; M. Messera 44; A. Agüero 54) 3 – 1 Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba (V. Figueroa 90+2; M. Aguirre OFF 41)
Newell’s Old Boys (C. Fabbiani 50) 1 – 0 Independiente

Newell’s win over Independiente means they go into this Thursday’s match with Boca (postponed from the fourth round due to Boca’s participation in Barcelona’s Copa Joan Gamper) five points behind San Lorenzo with a match in hand – exactly the same situation Boca go into the match in. Estudiantes and Huracán are joint bottom with just five each, whilst Newell’s win in a thoroughly entertaining match is Claudio Borghi’s first defeat as Independiente manager in domestic competition, and El Rojo‘s first loss in 16 matches.

Check back on Monday evening for the goals from the weekend.

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