Torneo Apertura 2011: round 8 fixtures

No sooner has the seventh round finished, than the eighth is upon us in this 2011 Torneo Apertura. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will see between them another ten top flight matches in Argentina, with Boca Juniors looking to consolidate their new status as out-and-out league leaders when they host Estudiantes de La Plata on Thursday night. Of the chasing pack, Atlético Rafaela host Independiente tomorrow, Lanús travel to Córdoba to take on Belgrano, and Colón are at home to San Martín de San Juan tonight. All the kick off times and referees are right here.

Primera División Torneo Apertura 2011, eighth round
Arsenal Fútbol Club v Club Atlético All Boys (Tues, 17:05; refereed by N. Pitana)
Club Atlético Colón v Club Atlético San Martín (Tues, 19:10; F. Rapallini)
Club Atlético Banfield v Club Olimpo (Tues, 21:15; S. Laverni)
Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield v Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro (Tues, 15:00; C. Maglio)
Asociación Mutual Social y Deportiva Atlético de Rafaela v Club Atlético Independiente (Weds, 17:05; J.P. Pompei)
Club Atlético Belgrano v Club Atlético Lanús (Weds, 19:10; P. Lunati)
Racing Club v Club Atlético Newell’s Old Boys (Weds, 21:15; G. Delfino)
Club Deportivo Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba v Club Atlético Unión de Santa Fe (Thurs, 16:05; S. Pezzotta)
Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors v Club Atlético Tigre (Thurs, 18:10; D. Ceballos)
Club Atlético Boca Juniors v Club Estudiantes de La Plata (Thurs, 21:15; H. Baldassi)

As usual keep an eye on my Twitter for details of streams for (most of) the matches.

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