Torneo Apertura 2011: Boca extend their lead & more: scores and goal videos

Boca Juniors have now opened up a nine point advantage in the title race for the 2011 Torneo Apertura, beating their closest challengers Atlético Rafaela 3-1 on Sunday before seeing Racing held 0-0 by Estudiantes on Monday. Elsewhere, Lanús beat Godoy Cruz 2-1 in an entertaining match, and San Martín de San Juan got three big points in their struggle against relegation, beating Banfield by the same scoreline. The goals from Sunday’s and Monday’s matches are right here (click here if you want to watch Saturday’s), as well as all the weekend’s scores and scorers.

Primera División Torneo Apertura 2011, thirteenth round
Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors (S. Salcedo 45 71; S. Domínguez OG 55) 3 – 1 Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield (G. Franco 63; M. Barovero OFF 69; F. Tobio OFF 90+1)
Club Atlético Newell’s Old Boys (S. Vergini 47; M. Urruti 59) 2 – 2 Club Olimpo (M. Rolle 62; A. Lucero 87)
Club Atlético Independiente 0 – 0 Arsenal Fútbol Club
Club Atlético Lanús (P. Goltz 24; M. Regueiro 81) 2 – 1 Club Deportivo Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba (G. Pizarro OG 48)
Club Atlético Boca Juniors (N. Blandi 6, 16; C. Chávez 86) 3 – 1 Asociación Mutual Social y Deportiva Atlético de Rafaela (A. Castro 89)
Club Atlético Belgrano 0 – 1 Club Atlético Colón (E. Fuertes 79)
Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro p – p Club Atlético All Boys
Club Atlético Unión de Santa Fe (J.P. Avendaño 73) 1 – 1 Club Atlético Tigre (N. Carrasco 68; R. Martínez OFF 85)
Club Estudiantes de La Plata (R. Braña OFF 31) 0 – 0 Racing Club (L. Aveldaño OFF 80)
Club Atlético San Martín (G. Caprari 11; S. Penco 38) 2 – 1 Club Atlético Banfield (J. Gómez 86)

Lanús 2 – 1 Godoy Cruz

Boca 3 – 1 Rafaela

Belgrano 0 – 1 Colón

Unión 1 – 1 Tigre

San Martín 2 – 1 Banfield

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