Riquelme absent as Boca loses again to Gimnasia; Racing Club overcome nine-man Velez; San Lorenzo smash Huracan

San Lorenzo 3 – Huracan 0 (Clausura, April 18, 2010) Alejandro Gomez opened the scoring for San Lorenzo against Huracan with a right-footed shot in the 22nd minute. Fabian Bordagaray rounded the keeper to score the second in the 70th minute and Cristian Leiva finished the scoring with a lob in the 73rd.

Gimnasia La Plata 1 – Boca Juniors 0 (Clausura, April 18, 2010) Marco Perez scored with an overhead kick to give relegation-threatened Gimnasia La Plata a 1-0 home win over Boca Juniors.

Rosario Central 1 – Newells Old Boys 1 (Clausura, April 18, 2010) Diego Braghieri gave Central the lead from close range following a corner in the third minute, but Nahuel Valentini fouled Cristian Nunez in the box and Rolando Schiavi equalised for Newell’s from the 17th minute penalty. Central’s Mario Paglialunga and Valentini were sent off, as were Lucas Bernardi and Nunez of Newell’s, but neither side could use the extra space to find a winning goal.

Racing Club 3 – Velez Sarsfield 1 (Clausura, April 18, 2010) Fernando Tobio gave Velez the lead in the 41st minute, but Ricardo Alvarez was shown a red card in the 69th minute and Racing took full advantage of the extra player with three goals in five minutes. Pablo Luguercio equalised in the 76th, Claudio Yacob put Racing ahead two minutes later and Claudio Bieler completed the victory with a third in the 81st.