Inicial 2013: four goals but no winners from Saturday’s two matches (video)

Saturday featured just two matches in the Primera División, and both ended in 1-1 draws following late goals. First up, Olimpo were held by Belgrano in Bahía Blanca, shooting themselves in the foot after taking the lead with just twelve minutes to play. Later in the evening, Arsenal de Sarandí conceded a stoppage time equaliser... Continue Reading →

Inicial 2013: late Maxi Rodríguez golazo keeps Newell’s clear & Godoy Cruz beat Tigre (video)

Friday night saw the eighth round of the 2013 Torneo Inicial begin with Godoy Cruz beating Tigre 2-0 in Mendoza, and a little later league leaders Newell's Old Boys ensured they'll still be top of the table at the end of the weekend thanks to a fantastic late winner from Maxi Rodríguez, which gave them... Continue Reading →

Inicial 2013: two heavy home wins as Lanús & Belgrano start round 7 in style (video)

The seventh round of 2013 Torneo Inicial matches started on Friday evening as Lanús hosted league leaders(!) Argentinos Juniors and Belgrano played Vélez Sarsfield in a re-run of their recent Copa Sudamericana preliminary tie. Both matches ended in comfortable home wins. Lanús were rampant against Argentinos' previously solid defence (Pablo Migliore in goal hadn't conceded... Continue Reading →

Torneo Inicial 2013: fixtures released

No sooner does one season end than another begins. In fact, 2012-13 still isn't over, since Newell's Old Boys take on Atlético Mineiro in the Copa Libertadores semi-final first leg on Wednesday night. Anyway, on Tuesday evening the AFA confirmed two things: first, that Vélez Sarsfield's ridiculous title would continue to count, and secondly, they... Continue Reading →

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