I’ve had a fun-packed weekend (okay, there was a bit of a hangover involved as well) and the fifteenth round of the Torneo Apertura only ended on Monday night. These two facts have combined to result in my not getting this post online before now, but it’s packed with goal videos. The weekend saw the big clash, Boca Juniors v Racing, end goalless, but Lanús’ loss to Arsenal on Monday night meant Boca are a bit closer to the title anyway. Estudiantes’ bottom-of-the-table match against Banfield was called off after 13 minutes when Estudiantes’ barra, who’d threatened trouble before the match, threw two firecrackers at visiting goalkeeper Christian Lucchetti. If it’s scores, scorers and goals you want, step this way.
Primera División Torneo Apertura 2011, fifteenth round
Newell’s Old Boys 0 – 1 Tigre (C. Casteglione 36)
San Martín 0 – 0 All Boys
Argentinos Juniors (G. Oberman 37) 1 – 0 Godoy Cruz
Independiente (E. Tuzzio 34; J. Pérez 49; F. Parra 77) 3 – 0 Olimpo
Belgrano (F. Vázquez 69) 1 – 3 Vélez Sarsfield (I. Bella 24; G. Franco 30; E. Rescaldini 74)
San Lorenzo de Almagro 0 – 1 Unión de Santa Fe (P. Rosales 73)
Boca Juniors 0 – 0 Racing Club (A. Pelletieri OFF 49; T. Gutiérrez OFF 76)
Colón (E. Fuertes 72) 1 – 0 Atlético Rafaela
Estudiantes p – p Banfield (match called off after 13 mins; Banfield were winning 1-0)
Lanús 0 – 1 Arsenal Fútbol Club (G. Burdisso 19)
Argentinos 1 – 0 Godoy Cruz
Independiente 3 – 0 Olimpo
Belgrano 1 – 3 Vélez
San Lorenzo 0 – 1 Unión
Boca Juniors 0 – 0 Racing
Colón 1 – 0 Rafaela
Estudiantes 0 – 1 Banfield (suspended)
Lanús 0 – 1 Arsenal
In the Nacional B, Argentina’s second division, River Plate travelled to Guillermo Brown of Puerto Madryn – River’s first ever competitive game in Patagonia – and won 4-1.
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