Vélez Sársfield were under pressure going into the last fixture of round 13 of the Apertura 2010 championship. The game was a tricky away tie against Banfield and their title rivals Estudiantes had extended their lead at the top to six points earlier in the weekend.
Vélez established the lead twice with goals from Santiago Silva and Juan Manuel Martínez, but Banfield equalised twice with spectacular goals from gabriel Méndez and Marcelo Bustamente. The game winner for Vélez was scored by Jonathan Cristaldo in the 72nd minute.
Part of the Game of the week series.