Leaders Lanús host Diego Simeone’s San Lorenzo in a clash of ideologies on Saturday. Independiente’s slimmed-down squad take on Rosario Central in a match that could be key to the relegation fight, especially if El Rojo decide to lie down in order to make things tighter for rivals Racing (mind you, how will we tell if they’re not trying?). Racing, for their part, visit Gimnasia La Plata. A win for the Avellaneda side would doom their hosts to a playoff spot at best, and all but assure La Academia themselves of safety.
All kick off times are local. Add four hours for British Summer Time.
Primera División A Torneo Clausura 2009, sixteenth round:
Newell’s Old Boys vs Arsenal Fútbol Club (Fri, 19:00)
Huracán vs Banfield (Fri, 21:15)
Independiente vs Rosario Central (Sat, 16:10)
Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba vs Colón de Santa Fe (Sat, 18:20)
Lanús vs San Lorenzo de Almagro (Sat, 21:10)
Argentinos Juniors vs River Plate (Sun, 15:00)
Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy vs Vélez Sársfield (Sun, 15:00)
Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata vs Racing Club (Sun, 17:10)
Boca Juniors vs San Martín de Tucumán (Sun, 19:30)
Tigre vs Estudiantes de La Plata (Sun, 19:30)