Torneo Apertura 2011: round 14 fixtures

The fourteenth round of the 2011 Torneo Apertura sees a clash between the outgoing champions and the (probably) incoming ones, when Vélez Sarsfield host Boca Juniors on Sunday. That match has caused no end of umming and ahhing in the Argentine courts of justice, who finally decided on Thursday that Boca fans would be allowed in, after agonising over the internal squabbling in the club’s barra brava. There’s a potential relegation point-sixer in Bahía Blanca as San Lorenzo visit Olimpo, and two of the newly-promoted sides meet in Rafaela, where the second-placed hosts take on sixth-placed Belgrano. All the kick off times are right here, along with the referees.

All kick off times are local. Add three hours for Greenwich Mean Time.

Primera División Torneo Apertura 2011, fourteenth round
Club Atlético All Boys v Club Atlético Independiente (Fri, 17:05; refereed by S. Trucco)
Asociación Mutual Social y Deportiva Atlético de Rafaela v Club Atlético Belgrano (Fri, 19:10; N. Pitana)
Club Olimpo v Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro (Fri, 21:15; S. Laverni)
Club Atlético Tigre v Club Atlético Colón (Sat, 15:05; M. González)
Club Deportivo Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba v Club Estudiantes de La Plata (Sat, 17:10; F. Beligoy)
Racing Club v Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors (Sat, 21:20; C. Maglio)
Club Atlético Banfield v Club Atlético Lanús (Sun, 16:00; S. Pezzotta)
Club Atlético Unión de Santa Fe v Club Atlético Newell’s Old Boys (Sun, 16:00; P. Loustau)
Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield v Club Atlético Boca Juniors (Sun, 18:10; H. Baldassi)
Arsenal Fútbol Club v Club Atlético San Martín (Mon, 21:10; L. Álvarez)

As usual, keep an eye on my Twitter feed throughout the weekend for links to streams and match previews.

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