Argentinos Juniors, All Boys among winners

Argentinos Juniors, All Boys among winners

Published May. 28, 2011 1:00 a.m. ET

Argentinos Juniors, All Boys and Banfield picked up victories on Saturday in Argentina's Clausura tournament.

Argentinos won 2-1 at Colon 2-1, All Boys won 1-0 at home over Quilmes 1-0 and Banfield was a 3-1 winner at Racing. San Lorenzo was held 1-1 at home by Arsenal in the day's other match.

None of the matches changed the standings at the top. That could happen Sunday when league-leader Velez Sarsfield visits Tigre. Second-place Godoy Cruz host Gimnasia in a key match Monday.

In Argentinos Juniors' 2-1 win over Colon, Nicolas Blandi scored in the 20th minute to give the visitors the lead and Franco Niell made it 2-0 in the 64th. Ivan Moreno y Fabianesi scored for Colon in the 71st but Argentinos hung on despite being reduced to 10 men when defender German Basulado was sent off in the 74th. Argentino improved to 25 points and Colon stayed on 20, behind league leader Velez with 30.


Arsenal and San Lorenzo drew 1-1. Adrian Gonzalez gave Arsenal the lead in the 19th and Juan Salgueiro equalized in the 48th San Lorenzo has 21 points and Arsenal has 16.

Agustin Torassa scored in the 89th to give All Boys a 1-0 victory against Quilmes. All Boys improved to 22 and Quilmes stayed near the bottom with 16. Newell's Old Boys are in last place with only 11.

Banfield defeated Racing 3-1, with a first-half goal from Facundo Ferreyra and one in the second half by Maxi Bustos. Banfield has 22 points and Racing stayed on 22.

On Sunday: Estudiantes vs. Independiente, Boca Juniors vs. Newell's, Tigre vs. Velez, Olimpo vs. River Plate. On Monday: Lanus vs. Huracan, Godoy Cruz vs. Gimnasia.