Boca Juniors’ season goes from bad to worse. Beaten in the superclásico and then left without a manager after Claudio Borghi finally (allegedly before the match, and independent of its result) decided his position was untenable – Banfield’s Julio César Falcioni, incidentally, is the favourite to take over – they now have to face up the consequences of Juan Román Riquelme’s early tendinitis which turned him into a walking hole where Boca’s playmaker should have been until half time.
It is possible, just two matches into his comeback from a six-month layoff, that Riquelme won’t be able to play for Boca again until 2011. He’s been working with Boca’s doctors since the match, but indications seem to be that he might well have played his last match of 2010. Will there ever be some good news for the Xeneize?
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