Velez closes the gap

Velez Sarsfield moved to within two points of Apertura leader Estudiantes thanks to a 2-0 win at Quilmes.

Juan Martinez put the visiting side in front after 38 minutes and Santiago Silva sealed the win seven minutes from time.

The day's other game also finished 2-0, with home side San Lorenzo enjoying a comfortable win over Tigre.

Juan Carlos Menseguez opened the scoring after just three minutes and Sebastian Balsas (76) made certain of all three points.

The win takes San Lorenzo to fourth in the standings, ahead of Lanus on goal difference.