Independiente relegated for first time ever as Argentinos & San Martín dare to hope

Saturday saw just three games in the Torneo Final; all were played simultaneously as a tight relegation battle came to a head. Independiente needed all three games to go just the right way, and in the end all three went exactly the opposite ways; Argentinos and San Martín both won (just one of them doing... Continue Reading →

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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 →

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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