Argentina kicks off! Away wins for Godoy Cruz & Newell’s Old Boys

Gimnasia La Plata 0 – Godoy Cruz 2 (Apertura, August 21, 2009) Matias Jara scored in the 3rd minute, and Federico Higuain – brother of Real Madrid’s Gonzalo Higuain – added the second early in the second period with a picture-perfect free-kick.

Independiente 0 – Newells Old Boys 1 (Apertura, August 21, 2009) Newell’s defender Juan Manuel Insaurralde scored with a header in the 76th minute for the only goal in the victory over Independiente.