Two of the newly-promoted sides made their Torneo Apertura debuts on Saturday. Quilmes, who finished second in last season’s Nacional B, did well; a last minute goal from J.J. Morales meant they claimed a draw at home to Colón, never easy opponents to start against. All Boys played really well, and had the better of their match away to Racing for stretches, but a lack of decisiveness in front of goal told and, even though Claudio Yacob was red-carded for the hosts, Racing ended up winning 1-0. A Seba Verón penalty gave Estudiantes a winning start away to Newell’s, and champions Argentinos conceded two second half goals in quick succession to lose 2-1 at home to Huracán; a win by the same scoreline a few months ago handed them the championship in Huracán’s stadium. All the goals are right here.
Primera División Torneo Apertura 2010, Saturday 7th August
Quilmes 1 – 1 Colón
Argentinos Juniors 1 – 2 Huracán
Newell’s Old Boys 0 – 1 Estudiantes de La Plata
Racing Club 1 – 0 All Boys
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