Clausura 2012: Tigre get a big win in their relegation struggle, and all the weekend’s scores (video)

Tigre finished off the second round of matches in the 2012 Torneo Clausura on Monday night with an impressive 3-1 win over San Martín de San Juan to keep up their courageous fight against relegation in Argentina’s silly three-season-long average points table. Diego Castaño, Carlos Luna and Matías Escobar scored for Tigre before Gastón Caprari pulled one goal back from the penalty spot deep into stoppage time.

Primera División Torneo Clausura 2012, second round
Club Olimpo (G. Perozo 19; A. Franzoia 59, 71; N. Bareiro 90) 4 – 1 Club Atlético Belgrano (C. Pérez OFF 45+2; C. Mansanelli 45+5)
Club Atlético Banfield (R. Brum OFF 57) 0 – 4 Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield (F. Insúa 32; S. Domínguez 40; M. Obolo 47; I. Bella 85)
Club Atlético Newell’s Old Boys (M. Urruti 66; L. Torres OFF 90+4) 1 – 0 Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors
Arsenal Fútbol Club (L. Leguizamón 14; J.P. Caffa 65; G. Alfaro OFF 71) 2 – 2 Asociación Mutual Social y Deportiva Atlético de Rafaela (A. Castro 51; D. Gandín 69, OFF 79)
Club Atlético All Boys (J.C. Ferreyra 11; M. Morel OFF 45+2; J.P. Rodríguez 90+6) 2 – 0 Club Atlético Colón
Club Atlético Independiente 0 – 1 Club Atlético Lanús (M. Pavone 86)
Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro (N. Ortigoza 55) 1 – 1 Club Estudiantes de La Plata (C. Cellay 17, OFF 54)
Club Atlético Unión 0 – 0 Club Atlético Boca Juniors
Club Deportivo Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba (J.C. Falcón OFF 38; L. Sigali 84) 1 – 0 Racing Club
Club Atlético Tigre (D. Castaño 2, OFF 81; C. Luna 68; M. Escobar 75) 3 – 1 Club Atlético San Martín de San Juan (G. Caprari 90+4)

Tigre 3 – 1 San Martín

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