Another victory for River Plate keeps Marcelo Gallardo’s side three points clear after Boca Juniors had applied a little pressure with a win of their own against Godoy Cruz on Sunday.
Elsewhere Racing Club climbed to fifth with a win over San Lorenzo, a victory that put an end to Diego Monarriz’s spell in charge of Los Cuervos and Newell’s Old Boys and Vélez Sarsfield scored impressive 4-0 wins.
Diego Maradona’s Gimnasia were the winners down in the relegation battle after picking up a priceless last minute win over Independiente and Colón once again the losers. El Sabalero’s damaging 4-0 loss to Newell’s leaving them firmly in the bottom three.
A shorted than usual Team of the week, here are the eleven that made the eleven according to SofaScore.