Torneo Apertura 2010: round 2 scores and scorers

Independiente celebrate Mancuello's equaliser

In the final match of the second round of the 2010 Torneo Apertura, Independiente and Argentinos Juniors met in the Estadio Libertadores de América on Monday evening. I was there, along with Ben Fawkes from the excellent Football Filter, and the match we saw sadly wasn’t as much of a classic as the last time these two teams met. Two goals in as many minutes in the first half were as good as it got, and although Independiente deserved to win, they couldn’t break the champions’ resistance. You can see the goals from that game right here – along, of course, with all the heroes and villains from the round.

Primera División Torneo Apertura 2010, second round:
Colón 0 – 1 Banfield (C. García 78)
Boca Juniors (L. Viatri 9) 1 – 2 Racing Club (C. Yacob 33; M. Cáceres 49)
Lanús (S. Salcedo 14; M. Aguirre OFF 45) 1 – 1 Newell’s Old Boys (M. Sperdutti 39, OFF 54)
Tigre (D. Stracqualursi 70) 1 – 2 Arsenal Fútbol Club (L. Leguizamón 10, 15)
San Lorenzo de Almagro (C. Tula 17; D. Rivero 77) 2 – 2 Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba (D. Ramírez 40, 46)
Huracán 0 – 1 River Plate (F. Affranchino 11; A. Ortega OFF 71)
All Boys (F. Sánchez 78) 1 – 2 Vélez Sarsfield (M. Moralez 36; J.M. Martínez 44)
Estudiantes de La Plata (R. Braña 36; R. López 90+2) 2 – 0 Quilmes
Club Olimpo (M. Mosset 23) 1 – 0 Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata
Independiente (F. Mancuello 16) 1 – 1 Argentinos Juniors (G. Prósperi 15; N. Ortigoza OFF 76)

Independiente 1 – 1 Argentinos Juniors

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Photo by me, on a shaky camera from up in the stands

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