Torneo Final 2013: Boca v River ends all square & Rafaela win with a controversial late penalty (video)

Part of this post should have gone up on Sunday night, but I didn't have time for it - apologies. Anyway, Sunday's Torneo Final matches saw a dull superclásico whose main talking points were Manu Lanzini scoring the fastest goal in the fixture's history to put River 1-0 up, before Santiago Silva equalised, and a hold-up during... Continue Reading →

Boca Juniors v River Plate: live stream

At 16:30 on Sunday afternoon (20:30 UK time, 15:30 if you're on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States - hopefully the rest of you can work it out from there!), Boca Juniors host River Plate in one of world football's biggest derbies. You can of course follow my updates during the match on Twitter.... Continue Reading →

Torneo Final 2013: Boca Juniors handed ‘shameful’ 6-1 thrashing, Independiente’s misery deepens & more (video

Friday's Torneo Final matches held little excitement, but Saturday's three games saw 15 (fifteen!) goals, and over both days there were talking points galore. First, there was a 1-1 draw between Independiente and Unión, after which Américo Gallego's resignation was rejected by Independiente's board, only for him to be let go 24 hours later. Argentinos... Continue Reading →

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