San Lorenzo and San Martin San Juan both retained their top-flight status with respective triumphs over Instituto and Rosario in their promotion/relegation play-offs.
FIFA.com focuses on two players making vital contributions to their teams in Argentina, the start of the Clausura in Uruguay and some noteworthy sequences in Mexico.
FIFA.com looks back at the 2011 Copa America, which was won by in-form Uruguay, while there were disappointments for Argentina and Brazil, but fresh hope for semi-finalists Peru and Venezuela.
Following 120 goalless minutes in which La Albirroja rode their luck, they beat Venezuela 5-3 on penalties to become the first team in history to reach a Copa America final without winning a match.
Velez Sarsfield thrashed Estudiantes 4-0 away from home to go two points clear in the Clausura standings, with River Plate now in second after their 1-0 win against Racing Club.
Roque Santa Cruz hit a brace as Paraguay overwhelmed Hong Kong 7-0, with Nestor Ortigoza and Cristian Riveros also scoring twice apiece.