Friday evening’s two games saw two firsts: Estudiantes de La Plata conceded their first goal of the season in domestic competition, and Colón got their first win, at the fifth attempt. The santafecinos beat Racing 2-1 in El Cilindro, thanks to goals from Esteban Fuertes and Joaquín Larrivey in the first half, either side of a Claudio Bieler equaliser for the hosts. They were clearly the better side but Estudiantes, in their match away to Godoy Cruz, had to suffer rather more. Diego Villar gave the hosts an early lead, and although Francisco Dutari’s own goal put Estudiantes back level just 20 minutes in, it wasn’t until the second minute of stoppage time that Leandro González won the game for the Pincha. You can see the goals from both matches right here, as well as Thursday night’s Copa Sudamericana qualifier between Vélez Sarsfield and Banfield (the visitors won 1-0).
Primera División Torneo Apertura 2010
Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba 1 – 2 Estudiantes de La Plata
Racing Club 1 – 2 Colón
Copa Sudamericana 2010, second phase, first leg: Thursday 2nd September 2010
Vélez Sarsfield 0 – 1 Banfield
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