Clausura 2012: Boca beat Estudiantes to go top, Newell’s and Vélez are right behind (video)

The eighth round of the 2012 Torneo Clausura came to an end on Sunday night with Estudiantes de La Plata’s unbeaten record left in tatters by defending champions Boca Juniors. Santiago Silva finally opened his account for Boca before the Pablos, Ledesma and Mouche, added their own contributions to a 3-0 win in La Plata. Earlier, Vélez Sarsfield had beaten San Lorenzo 2-0, effectively ending Leonardo Madelón’s time in charge of the Bajo Flores outfit, and Newell’s had briefly gone top with a 2-0 win over Racing. All those goals, as well as Arsenal de Sarandí’s 2-0 win away to All Boys and San Martín’s 2-2 draw with Colón, are right here, as are the scores and scorers from the weekend.

Primera División Torneo Clausura 2012, eighth round
Club Atlético Lanús 0 – 1 Club Atlético Belgrano (C. Pérez 82)
Club Olimpo (A. Franzoia 4; M. Pérez Guedes 77) 2 – 5 Club Atlético Banfield (A. Reta 12; A. Chávez 46, 67; R. Brum 73; J. Gómez 81)
Club Atlético Unión (J. Velázquez 35; F. Montero OFF 58) 1 – 1 Club Deportivo Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba (R. Ramírez 41)
Club Atlético Tigre (C. Lema OFF 76; C. Luna 78) 1 – 2 Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors (F. Bordagaray 13, 22)
Club Atlético Independiente (F. Parra 56; F. Montserrat 79) 2 – 0 Asociación Mutual Social y Deportiva Atlético de Rafaela
Club Atlético All Boys 0 – 2 Arsenal Fútbol Club (G. Blanco Leschuk 22; V. Cuesta OFF 45; D. Torres 63)
Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro 0 – 2 Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield (A. Cabral 7; I. Bella 83)
Club Atlético San Martín de San Juan (M. Carrusca 36; Roberval 87) 2 – 2 Club Atlético Colón (E. Chevantón 38; L. González 85)
Club Atlético Newell’s Old Boys (M. Urruti 60; P. Pérez 69) 2 – 0 Racing Club
Club Estudiantes de La Plata 0 – 3 Club Atlético Boca Juniors (S. Silva 8; P. Ledesma 23; P. Mouche 67)

All Boys 0 – 2 Arsenal

San Lorenzo 0 – 2 Vélez

San Martín 2 – 2 Colón

Newell’s 2 – 0 Racing

Estudiantes 0 – 3 Boca

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