Arsenal de Sarandí hand Independiente another defeat (video)

Juan Pablo Caffa (8) celebrates with his team mates

Arsenal hosted Independiente in Sarandí on Monday night in the final match of the fourth round of the 2011 Torneo Clausura, and the result, yet again, was a loss for the Avellaneda giants. Independiente are now closing in on a full short championship without a win, and are already being drawn into a relegation battle. Luciano Leguizamón’s goal, which made it 3-0 to Arsenal, means he’s overtaken José Luis Calderón as Arsenal’s all-time top scorer in the top flight. You can watch the goals here, as well as seeing all the scores and goalscorers from the round now finished.

Primera División Torneo Clausura 2011, fourth round
All Boys (H. Barrientos OFF 65) 0 – 3 San Lorenzo de Almagro (J.C. Menseguez 68; P. Velázquez 88; J.M. Salgueiro 90+2)
Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata 0 – 2 Club Estudiantes de La Plata (G. Fernández 51; E. Pérez 83)
Newell’s Old Boys (C. Bieler 4; I. Fideleff 24; M. Sperdutti 57) 3 – 3 Huracán (C. Maidana 27; D. Mateo OG 40; C. Quintana 44)
Racing Club (P. Lugüercio 9; M. Mosset OG 15; L. Licht 17; T. Gutiérrez 46) 4 – 3 Club Olimpo (E. Maggiolo 50, 55; N. Bianchi Arce 57)
Club Deportivo Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba (E. Faccioli 26; D. Villar 68) 2 – 3 Colón (L. Acosta 23; E. Fuertes 39, 87)
Banfield (E. Bologna 11; J. Achucarro 89) 2 – 1 Lanús (M. Regueiro 90+5)
River Plate (P. Ferrari OFF 37; J.J. López (manager) OFF 38) 0 – 0 Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors (M. Torren OFF 39)
Quilmes Atlético Club (M. Caneo 22) 1 – 2 Tigre (A. Gómez OFF 5; D. Stracqualursi 52, 72)
Vélez Sarsfield (F. Ortiz 38) 1 – 0 Boca Juniors
Arsenal Fútbol Club (J.P. Caffa 3; J. Krupoviesa 33; L. Leguizamón 80) 3 – 0 Independiente

Arsenal 3 – 0 Independiente

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5 thoughts on “Arsenal de Sarandí hand Independiente another defeat (video)

  1. Did Independiente borrowed Huracan’s shirts for the game and even scored a goal that was disallowed, and where the other two goals form Arsenal?
    Oh, we got the wrong game on, I see.

  2. First of all, sarcasm is not appreciated. If you think a mistake’s been made, please point it out politely.

    Secondly, I’ve just viewed the video above again, both here and on YouTube, and at my end it’s showing up as a video of Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Independiente, with both teams in the correct kits and no disallowed goals shown. There’s a banner ad for along the bottom, which presumably is the site of the YT user who uploaded it.

    Is anyone else having Boaz’s problem? If so I’d guess the issue is at YouTube’s end, because all I’ve done is copy an embed code into this post…

  3. Well, set your sights to next week for the return of The Ricky ‘Hollywood’ Lombardi Show™ on TVPublica. All kidding aside, ricky has been able to get struggling teams points they would otherwise not obtain.

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