Boca’s blues continue with Huracan defeat; Argentinos climb to the top after amazing 4-3 comeback; Banfield win at Tigre

Boca Juniors 1 – Huracan 2 (Clausura, May 9, 2010) Adrian Peralta gave Huracan the lead in Boca’s Bombonera stadium just before the break, but Gabriel Paletta equalised in the 50th minute. Boca had defender Juan Krupoviesa sent off in the 58th minute and Gaston Machin made the extra man count with the winning goal in the 79th.

Argentinos Juniors 4 – Independiente 3 (Clausura, May 9, 2010) Nicolas Pavlovich opened the scoring for Argentinos against Independiente, finishing at the back post after a pass across the box from Jose Luis Calderon in the 27th minute. Leonel Nunez equalized directly from a corner barely a minute later and Independiente took the lead with a 49th-minute header from Dario Gandin and another strike by Nunez in the 68th. Argentinos looked beaten, but Pavlovich pulled a goal back by heading in Ignacio Canuto’s right-wing cross in the 74th minute and Juan Sabia equalised with a strike into the roof of the net in the final minute of regular time. As both sides committed players forward in search of a winner, Calderon passed to Matias Caruzzo whose deflected shot in the third minute of stoppage time gave Argentinos all three points.

Atletico Tucuman 1 – Arsenal 1 (Clausura, May 9, 2010)  Luciano Leguizamon opened the scoring in the 20th minute for Arsenal de Sarandi but Juan Pereyra equalised after halftime for already-relegated Atletico Tucuman.

Tigre 1 – Banfield 2 (Clausura, May 9, 2010) A Ruben Ramirez penalty and a second half goal from Roberto Battion earned Banfield a 2-1 victory at Tigre. Brian Rodriguez got a late consolation for Tigre.

Estudiantes 0 – Rosario Central 0 (Clausura, May 9, 2010) Estudiantes had Seba Veron sent off for elbowing an opposition player after half an hour.