The twelfth round of the 2011 Torneo Apertura has been a poor one for the title race, with Boca Juniors moving on to 28 points and Racing missing a chance to keep on their tails with a 1-1 draw against nine-man Lanús on Wednesday night (in fairness to them, Racing did have one man sent off themselves). Promoted side Atlético Rafaela are second, six points behind Boca, and with the undefeated leaders to play this weekend. Vélez Sarsfield are on the charge, and their win against Estudiantes lifts them to fourth, but they’re eight points behind Boca. All the goals, and scorers, are right here.
Primera División Torneo Apertura 2011, twelfth round
Club Olimpo 0 – 1 Club Atlético Unión de Santa Fe (J.P. Avendaño 59)
Club Atlético All Boys (H. Barrientos OFF 18; J.P. Rodríguez 32) 1 – 1 Club Atlético Newell’s Old Boys (F. Múñoz 45+1)
Club Atlético Banfield (F. Ferreyra 53, 57; W. Acevedo 90) 3 – 0 Club Atlético Independiente (J. Velázquez OFF 30)
Arsenal Fútbol Club (A. González 74) 1 – 0 Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield (D. Ramírez 6) 1 – 0 Club Estudiantes de La Plata
Asociación Mutual Sportiva y Deportiva Atlético de Rafaela (D. Gandín 5; F. González 19; O. Carniello 33) 3 – 1 Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors (E. Hernández OFF 43; G. Oberman 75)
Club Atlético Colón 0 – 2 Club Atlético Boca Juniors (N. Blandi 14, 63)
Club Atlético Tigre (R. Arruabarrena (manager) OFF before kick off) 0 – 1 Club Atlético Belgrano (F. Mancuello 5)
Club Deportivo Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba (R. Ramírez 48, 82) 2 – 2 Club Atlético San Martín (S. Penco 44; R. Saavedra 52)
Racing Club (P. Toranzo OFF 30; G. Hauche 59) 1 – 1 Club Atlético Lanús (D. Valeri 19; M. Camoranesi OFF 30; C. Izquierdoz OFF 59)
Olimpo 0 – 1 Unión
All Boys 1 – 1 Newell’s
Banfield 3 – 0 Independiente
Arsenal 1 – 0 San Lorenzo
Vélez 1 – 0 Estudiantes
Rafaela 3 – 1 Argentinos
Colón 0 – 2 Boca
Tigre 0 – 1 Belgrano
Godoy Cruz 2 – 2 San Martí
Racing 1 – 1 Lanús
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That ref for the Lanus vs. Racing match is a disaster. I remember him losing control of a match in the last tournament. Spirited match last night but it needed a more experienced hand to control the fervor.