Olimpo beat Rafaela in the Clausura, River go through in the Copa Argentina (video)

The fourth round of the 2012 Torneo Clausura ended on Monday evening with Olimpo de Bahía Blanca getting a last-gasp penalty winner against Atlético Rafaela in a potentially important match for the relegation standings. On Tuesday night, second division River Plate were in action in the Copa Argentina, and beat Sportivo Belgrano de San Francisco 2-0 to move to the next round. Goals from both matches are here.

Primera División Torneo Clausura 2012, fourth round
Club Atlético Newell’s Old Boys (H. Pellerano OFF 85) 0 – 2 Club Atlético Belgrano (N. Silvera 30; C. Pereyra 37)
Club Atlético Banfield (R. López 65) 1 – 1 Club Deportivo Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba (A. Navarro 11)
Club Atlético All Boys 0 – 0 Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield
Club Atlético Independiente (R. Battión 63) 1 – 3 Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors (N. Batista 8; F. Bordagaray 45+13; P. Barzola 62)
Club Atlético San Martín de San Juan 0 – 1 Club Estudiantes de La Plata (D. Sosa OG 17)
Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro (G. Méndez OFF 90+2; C. Bueno OFF 90+3) 0 – 2 Club Atlético Boca Juniors (J. Sánchez Miño 58; P. Mouche 86; J.M. Insaurralde OFF 90+3)
Club Atlético Unión (F. Kudelka (manager) OFF 0; D. Jara 62; N. Correa 67) 2 – 2 Club Atlético Colón (R. Sensini (manager) OFF 0; I. Moreno y Fabianesi 22, 32)
Club Atlético Tigre (D. Morales 4) 1 – 0 Club Atlético Lanús (M. Camoranesi OFF 85)
Arsenal Fútbol Club 0 – 0 Racing Club (P. Toranzo OFF 79)
Club Olimpo (A. Franzoia 19; M. Rolle 90+5) 2 – 1 Asociación Mutual Social y Deportiva Atlético de Rafaela (D. Gandín 40)

Olimpo 2 – 1 Rafaela

Copa Argentina round of 32: River Plate 2 – 0 Sportivo Belgrano

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One thought on “Olimpo beat Rafaela in the Clausura, River go through in the Copa Argentina (video)

  1. Very unlucky Rafaela – Pavlovich was definitely offside when Rolle played the ball forward, though the foul was a bit brutal.

    Franzoia’s goalscoring record has been pretty abysmal since he left Huracán, which is a shame for him because he can be a fast exciting player who can flash past a defence – well he was for Huracán, and if he could finish better he could have been interesting for European clubs. Now he’s scoring a few goals again, perhaps a promoted River or even a Racing might be interested in him to give him one last chance to become a really big name. He hit the post in this game as well I see.

    Wish I’d actually seen this whole game, the better matches always seem to be on when I’m asleep. Apart from Racing’s last one, which was the reason that I was asleep… :-(

    Next week, mark my words, Racing’s season *will* begin. All Boys, pah…

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