Torneo Apertura 2010: round 4 fixtures

It's not quite the UEFA Champions League group stage draw, is it?

The fourth round of the Torneo Apertura begins this evening with Huracán hosting Newell’s Old Boys, and ends on the 29th September with the La Plata derby, suspended for now due to Estudiantes’ preparations for the second leg of the incredibly important (ahem) Recopa Sudamericana. Olimpo vs Racing will the weekend’s last match, though. River Plate have the chance, depending on results elsewhere, to jump clear of the relegation places altogether by Monday, but to do so they’ll first have to beat the champions, Argentinos Juniors, in their own stadium. And if Boca Juniors can’t overcome Vélez Sarsfield in La Bombonera on Sunday, Claudio Borghi could become their shortest-ever-serving manager. Oh, and there’s a clásico down in the Zona Sur, too.

All kick off times are local. Add four hours for British Summer Time.

Primera División Torneo Apertura 2010, fourth round:
Huracán vs Newell’s Old Boys (Fri, 20:10)
Lanús vs Banfield (Sat, 13:30)
Tigre vs Quilmes (Sat, 15:30)
Colón vs Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba (Sat, 18:10)
San Lorenzo de Almagro vs All Boys (Sat, 20:20)

Independiente vs Arsenal Fútbol Club (Sun, 13:30)
Argentinos Juniors vs River Plate (Sun, 15:30)
Boca Juniors vs Vélez Sarsfield (Sun, 17:30)
Club Olimpo vs Racing Club (Sun, 19:30)
Estudiantes de La Plata vs Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata (Weds 29th September, time to be confirmed)

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One thought on “Torneo Apertura 2010: round 4 fixtures

  1. If Coln doesn’t collect a point on Saturday, turco will be under the guillotine by Fecha 6 as well, in addition to “Mr Ricky Hollywood” Caruso Lombardi

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