Goals from Argentina: Lucchetti shoots down Arsenal; Santoro’s step down after Newell’s are hit for four at Independiente

Banfield 2 – Arsenal Sarandi 0 (Clausura, March 20, 2009) Cristian Lucchetti opened the scoring two minutes before the break from the penalty spot and doubled the advantage with another penalty in the 72nd minute.

Independiente 4 – Newell’s Old Boys 1 (Clausura, March 20, 2009) Leandro Gioda headed home a Mancuellos’ free kick to break the deadlock for the hosts. Ismael Sosa doubled the advantage before Newell’s Nicolas Spolli was sent off for a bad challenge on Daniel Montenegro. Mauro Formica gave hope to Newell’s when he pulled a goal back in the 71st minute but goals from Leonel Rios and Hernan Fredes sealed the match for Independiente.