All Boys beat Argentinos for first time in 35 years, Lanús qualify for the Copa & Racing also win (video)

The penultimate round of matches in the 2011 Torneo Apertura started on Tuesday with a fairly dull few games. Olimpo and Estudiantes played out a dull goalless draw, and in the four matches as a whole there were only three goals – and one of them, from Teo Gutiérrez of Racing, was a penalty – but two were absolute crackers. All Boys’ goal from Martín Zapata was relatively route one, but featured a delightful backheeled assist from Carlos Salom, and Lanús’ goal against Unión saw Mario Regueiro cut in and square the ball back for Matías Fritzler, who sent a 30-yard shot screaming into the far corner. To watch them – and Teo’s penalty against Rafaela – read on.

All Boys 1 – 0 Argentinos Juniors

Unión 0 – 1 Lanús

Racing 1 – 0 Rafaela

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