The ninth round of the 2011 Torneo Clausura is already underway as I type, with Estudiantes and San Lorenzo – two title contenders – currently drawing 0-0 at half time in Quilmes’ stadium (Estudiantes’ ground is still being cleared up after the U2 gigs recently). Estudiantes’ fellow joint-leaders River Plate host Banfield on Saturday evening, whilst Boca Juniors will be hoping to continue their recent resurgence away to Lanús on Sunday. All the kick off times and referees are right here.
All kick off times are local. Add four hours for British Summer Time.
Primera División Torneo Clausura 2011, ninth round
Club Estudiantes de La Plata vs San Lorenzo de Almagro (Fri, 19:10; refereed by P. Loustau)
Independiente vs Club Deportivo Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba (Fri, 21:30; L. Alvarez)
Colón vs Club Olimpo (Sat, 14:00; C. Maglio)
Arsenal Fútbol Club vs Quilmes Atlético Club (Sat, 16:10; J.P. Pompei)
Huracán vs Racing Club (Sat, 18:20; N. Pitana)
River Plate vs Banfield (Sat, 20:20; P. Lunati)
Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors vs Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata (Sun, 14:00; P. Díaz)
Lanús vs Boca Juniors (Sun, 16:00; G. Favale)
Tigre vs All Boys (Sun, 18:00; S. Pezzotta)
Vélez Sarsfield vs Newell’s Old Boys (Sun, 20:15; D. Abal)
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