Goals from Argentina & Brazil: Boca & River lose again

Boca Juniors 2 – Godoy Cruz 3 (Apertura, September 20, 2009) Boca fell behind to an early Matias Jara strike, but Sebastian Battaglia and Gary Medel turned the match in favor of Boca ten minutes into the second half. Basile’s side were reduced to ten men with Medel’s sending off for attacking an opponent moments later, and Federico Higuain drew Godoy Cruz level from the penalty spot. In second half injury-time Godoy Cruz broke on a clever counterattack, and Cristian Chavez handed the visitors the three points.

Arsenal 1 – River Plate 0 (Apertura, September 20, 2009) The only goal of the match was a penalty kick converted by Cristian Alvarez in the first half.

Lanus 0 – Newells Old Boys 2 (Apertura, September 20, 2009) Jorge Achucarro and Antonio Boghossian scored for the visitors as Newell’s jumped into fifth place with the win.


Avai 4 – Barueri 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 20, 2009)

Flamengo 3 – Coritiba 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 20, 2009)

Santo Andre 1 – Sao Paulo 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 20, 2009)

Santos 0 – Botafogo 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 20, 2009)