Velez trounce Independiente & Colon win away at Chacarita as they stay on top of the Clausura

Velez Sarfield 3 – Independiente 0 (Clausura, February 19, 2010) Juan Manuel Martinez opened the scoring for Velez when he received a low cross from the left and beat a defender before firing left-footed into the net. Maximiliano Moralez scored from the penalty spot in the 64th and Santiago Silva completed the victory with the third after Independiente goalkeeper Adrian Gabbarini fumbled the ball after gathering from a corner in the 89th.

Chacarita Juniors 1 – Colon 2 (Clausura, February 19, 2010) German Rivarola opened the scoring for Colon against Chacarita with a deflected shot in the 15th minute. Chacarita levelled through a Facundo Parra header in the 61st, but Federico Nieto scored the winner for Colon, tapping in at the back post in the third minute of stoppage time.