Clausura 2011: round 5 fixtures

This weekend sees underwhelming Vélez Sarsfield visit high-flying River Plate (it seems odd to be writing it that way round, but I’ll be at the game on Sunday), Racing visit Colón and a clásico to make the mouth water in the form of San Lorenzo against Boca Juniors. Joint leaders Estudiantes are at home to Godoy Cruz, and Quilmes (under new manager Ricardo Caruso Lombardi) visit Huracán in a massive relegation clash. All the kick off times, as usual, are right here.

All kick off times are local. Add three hours for Greenwich Mean Time, take two off for North America’s Eastern Standard Time.

Primera División Torneo Clausura 2011, fifth round
Club Olimpo vs All Boys (Fri, 21:15; refereed by D. Abal)
Tigre vs Banfield (Fri, 21:15; P. Díaz)
Lanús vs Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata (Sat, 17:00; S. Pezzotta)
San Lorenzo de Almagro vs Boca Juniors (Sat, 19:10; P. Lunati)
Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors vs Arsenal Fútbol Club (Sat, 19:10; G. Favale)
Club Estudiantes de La Plata vs Club Deportivo Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba (Sun, 17:00; G. Delfino)
Colón vs Racing Club (Sun, 19:10; S. Laverni)
River Plate vs Vélez Sarsfield (Sun, 19:10; H. Baldassi)
Huracán vs Quilmes Atlético Club (Mon, 19:10; P. Loustau)
Independiente vs Newell’s Old Boys (Mon, 21:15; M. Vigliano)

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4 thoughts on “Clausura 2011: round 5 fixtures

  1. I’ll be in Boedo at El Nuevo Gasometro on Saturday for the mouth-watering game between San Lorenzo and Boca. It will be my third ever Boca (and Argentinian) game (after the game against All Boys at La Bombenera 3 weeks ago and a SuperClassico at El Monumental in 2006) and I’m yet to see them win :-(

  2. A mouth-watering clasico? Hah, isn’t it supposed to rain? Soggy food isn’t as appetizing. I predict a tie, 2-2

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