The remaining two clásicos of the weekend were among Sunday’s four Primera División matches, and the first saw Huracán smash San Lorenzo 3-0 with two brilliant goals from their two centre backs, Carlos Quintana and Facundo Quiroga. The other, Independiente vs Boca Juniors, was a much duller affair, the main talking point being how on earth Boca’s Juan Manuel Insaurralde stayed on the pitch after a potentially horrendous (but thankfully seemingly merely painful) challenge on Hernán Fredes in a 0-0 draw. Elsewhere Newell’s beat Gimnasia La Plata 1-0, and Tigre and Olimpo – typically for a weekend with so many lauded fixtures – served up the best entertainment of the weekend, the hosts running out 3-2 winners in Victoria. All the day’s goals, plus the weekend’s scorers and red cards, are right here.
Primera División Torneo Apertura 2010, twelfth round
Arsenal Fútbol Club (L. Leguizamón 33) 1 – 3 Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba (A. Rojas 57; C. Campestrini OG 59; C. Carranza 90+1)
Vélez Sarsfield 0 – 0 Estudiantes de La Plata (G. Mercado OFF 90+1)
Argentinos Juniors (F. Neill 81) 1 – 0 All Boys
River Plate (D. Buonanotte 46) 1 – 1 Racing Club (G. Moreno 34)
Quilmes 0 – 2 Banfield (G. Méndez 16; R. Ramírez 52)
Lanús (S. Romero 64) 1 – 2 Colón (J. Larrivey 39; D. Díaz 50)
Huracán (C. Quintana 16; F. Quiroga 50; D. Rodríguez 71) 3 – 0 San Lorenzo de Almagro
Independiente 0 – 0 Boca Juniors (C. Borghi (manager) OFF 47; J. Méndez OFF 74)
Tigre (D. Stracqualursi 3; M. Galmarini 17; C. Trombetta OFF 85; D. Castaño 87) 3 – 2 Club Olimpo (J. Furch 32; N. Bareiro 61)
Newell’s Old Boys (M. Sperdutti 11) 1 – 0 Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata
Huracán 3 – 0 San Lorenzo
A reminder before watching this video: the first and second goals are scored not by talented strikers or attacking midfielders… but by centre backs.
Independiente 0 – 0 Boca Juniors
Tigre 3 – 2 Olimpo
Newell’s 1 – 0 Gimnasia La Plata
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